Tag: Jacques Burger

Saracens: Perennial Rugby Underachievers To Dominant Global Force

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NEW YORK, NY – “Too much of sport operates under the tyranny of the result; the core principle at Saracens is that we gather talented people together, treat them unbelievably well and in return they try unbelievable hard. That is it. Everything else – winning or losing matches, winning or losing Cups – are just […]

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Burger, Nakarawa, Retirements, PRO Rugby, USA Rugby And World Rugby News

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NEW YORK, NY – It was another busy week in the Rugby News and Player/Coach Transactions department with four retirements and lots of movement. We also have Europe’s three top domestic competitions kicking into high gear, as well as Super Rugby and a large number of Tier 2/3 championship contests. So without further delay, lets get […]

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From The Editor: Much Ado About Rugby in America

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NEW YORK, NY – A fine line exists between reporting on rugby, doing interviews and remaining objective. Without question, the Rugby Wrap Up aim is to stay impartial re rugby news – we’re not a network with a lean. And while we have a good thing going because this great game is rife with colorful […]

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On-Camera: Saracens & Namibia Legend Jacques Burger Interview

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HARRISON, NJ – Here, in the unlikeliest of places for a match between Aviva Premiership rivals London Irish and Saracens, we had the absolute pleasure of Sarries 7 Namibia star Jacques Burger take time out to talk rugby with Matt McCarthy. Some of the topics discussed: –The historic match on American soil between London Irish […]

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Rugby World Cup: Midweek Matches Recap

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CASTRES, FRANCE – How Bryan Habana equalled Jonah Lomu’s Rugby World Cup try-scoring record against USA, what’s so impressive about Romania’s comeback against Canada, and why Georgia are celebrating while for brave Namibia it’s farewell to all Jacques. Four more England 2015 matches get the Rugby Wrap Up treatment. POOL A Fiji Fly High Again […]

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Rugby World Cup: Tonga v Namibia Recap

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CASTRES, FRANCE – The Tongans dined out at Nando’s for 10 days straight before winning an entertaining eight-try Rugby World Cup Pool C encounter with Namibia, according to reports. If the claims in UK tabloid The Mirror are true, perhaps other teams should try out the Tongan-patented Peri-Peri chicken diet ahead of upcoming clashes. It […]

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