Tag: Alain Rolland

Weekend Rugby Preview: Alain Rolland, Brazil 7s, Womens 6N, U20s, 6NB, Pro12, Player Moves

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NEW YORK, NY – As the RWU staff looked at the weekend fixture lists, heads started spinning like in The Exorcist. The International fixture list featured the Sao Paulo 7s, Under 20s 6N, the Womens 6N, the Mens 6N, and the 6N B. The top European domestic leagues are in action, Aviva, Top14 and Pro12. The […]

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Ref Review: Slow Games Once Again!

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Cody Kuxmann is a Referee at the London Society Of Rugby Football Union Referees, while studying International Relations at Richmond, The American International University in London. He lives in Richmond Upon Thames but hails from Green Bay, Wisconsin. PARIS, FRANCE – Last weekend’s games produced some wonderful rugby: Wales vs Italy was a good game […]

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Rugby Resolutions; American Pro Rugby, Ref Help, Warburton Redeemed, Graham Henry Smile

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AMERICAN SAMOA – We’re a bit behind today because we botched-up our New Year’s Eve by coming to the wrong Samoa. We thought the Dateline shift was from American Samoa over, not Samoa and over. So instead of being a day early, we’re a day late. We resolve to be more time-conscious in Twenty Twelve… […]

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Twas The Night Before Rugby Christmas…

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Twas the night before Rugby Christmas, when all through the land, All the pitches were quiet, not a soul in the stands. Rugby socks were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes the red-dressed Prop, would soon be there. The ruggers were snuggled, rugby balls held tight, Dreaming of drop-goals, as they slept through […]

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“What Are You Watching, Sir!?” In Defense Of Our Refs

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I am a rugby lifer. I have played, coached, administrated and reffed. Today, I will don my ref hat because I was  sent a link via  my local ref society for the below action figurine of IRB Ref Nigel Owens. Jokes aplenty were made, including: “Just think how much money you could make selling Bryce […]

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Ode To French Rugby: The Last Fable de la Jean de la Fontaine

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ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – Hey everyone, it’s your proud “cock” and passionate Les Blues supporter, Wilfried Sentex. I’m now in Abu Dhabi, working as a sommlier, which allows overhearing many a tale. Here’s one I eavesdropped on just this week, days after France lost to New Zealand, while plying a grieving group of […]

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