Author Archive for Junoir Blaber
Born in Osu, Accra, Ghana, West Africa, Junoir Blaber is a rare commodity; while most Ghanians eat, sleep and dream Soccer (football), Junoir is all about Rugby. A self-proclaimed Rugbyologist, he has been involved in Rugby as a ref, coach, administrator and player since Columbus discovered Ohio. His useful/trivial rugby knowledge qualify Blaber as RWU's Senior Correspondent & known in rugby circles as The Rugby Rain Man. He can also be found moonlighting for our American partners at MeetTheMatts.com.
NEW YORK, NY – It hasn’t been enough time since the 2017 iteration of the British and Irish Lions Squad was announced, for agitated on-lookers such as myself to be free of some level of anger/discontent. The anger stems from looking at the squad and seeing a roster that fails to live up to the […]
SINGAPORE – The World Rugby HSBC Sevens World Series was once again thrown for loop at the Singapore stop. In the tournament’s 2016 iteration we witnessed Kenya win their first ever cup and this year it was Canada‘s turn. As big a technical win as it was for Canada it was a great final and, […]
SINGAPORE – The world’s only island city-state, Singapore, will host the 8th leg of the 2016/2017 World Rugby HSBC 7s series. Last year was the first the first time the tourney was back in Singapore in over a decade. After a fantastic party atmosphere and with some breathtaking rugby including the shock winning of the tournament […]
HONG KONG, CHINA – The 2016/2017 World Rugby HSBC Sevens World Series has been different from the last few iterations. This edition of the series had one constant surrounded by a cyclone of unpredictability. South Africa making the cup final seems to be the one constant, as it has happened in every leg. However, almost […]
NEW YORK, NY – Like a rugby supernova that burst onto the rugby news scene so bright you couldn’t avoid its glare; then in the blink of an eye, it burned itself out and disappeared… That’s how the proposed merger of Stade Francais and Racing 92, came and went. The idea which shocked the rugby […]
VANCOUVER, CANADA – The sixth leg of the 2016/2017 World Rugby HSBC Men’s Sevens Series is now complete. It was a hotly-contested leg, to be sure. The @Eagles7s had their best Day 1 ever and a impressive – but disappointing – Day 2. Meanwhile, England were able to stop South Africa and deny them a […]