Tag: British & Irish Lions

Rugby: A Brave New World? One Small Step for New York, One Giant Leap for Rugby

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One small step for New York, one giant leap for Rugby. NEW YORK, NY – Rugby history will be made this Friday at MCU Park in Coney Island, with Major League Rugby’s New York franchise (#RUNY) hosting the Toronto Arrows in New York City’s first professional game, and while there will be a strong Irish […]

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Gallagher Premiership: Message from Saracens Chairman Nigel Wray

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Saracens Media Release LONDON, ENGLAND – Here are the words of Saracens owner Nigel Wray, responding to criticisms and accusations re his club skirting the Gallagher Premiership salary cap: If you think of the Saracens culture and how we look after our people as a jigsaw puzzle then co-investments with players and staff are just […]

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Rugby TV and Podcast: Six Nations & ARC: England/Saints Star Alex Corbisiero & Matt McCarthy, Analysis, Opinion

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NEW YORK, NY – In this Week 84 segment, the astute Alex Corbisiero, the England, Northampton Saints and British & Irish Lions star (now NBC analyst), joins Matt McCarthy re all things #6N and #ARC. Their coverage includes… Six Nations: -Does Warren Gatland have Europe’s best team? -Did France dispel the myth about not producing […]

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Geordan Murphy Confirmed as Leicester Tigers Head Coach in Gallagher Premiership

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Gallagher Premiership Rugby Press Release LEICESTER, ENGLAND – Geordan Murphy has been appointed head coach at Leicester Tigers after holding the position on an interim basis since the opening weeks of the season. An eight-time Premiership champion after joining Tigers in 1997 and a double European Cup winner, Murphy scored 93 tries in 322 games […]

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STUDIO SHOW: UK Rugby Pundit Peter Jackson re Gatland’s Future, Wales v Georgia, Pro14 in USA

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NEW YORK, NY – Show 24, Part I of our weekly Fantasy Sports Network show welcomes Peter Jackson of The Daily Mail, The Rugby Paper & BBC Wales Scrum V. Mr. Jackson joins our Matt McCarthy in a spirited chat about: -The Wales v Georgia uncontested scrum controversy –Warren Gatland & Warrenball –Wales/Gatland’s abysmal record […]

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STUDIO SHOW: Alex Corbiesiero re England, NBC, B & I Lions, Northampton, London Irish, Playing Again

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NEW YORK, NY – When a colleague like Alex Corbisiero comes in, it makes for a fun day at the office. After sitting in on our interview with Grant Cole of @ThisIsTxRugby, calling in from Texas with his uplifting story of the rugby community helping Hurricane Harvey’s victims, Alex stayed for another segment. And it […]

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