Tag: Jake White

Langilangi, White, Cotter, Tanaivalu, Solomons, Fruean

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NEW YORK, NY – Another week is in the books and another action packed weekend of rugby is set to unfold. Before we get to the fixtures though there is plenty of rugby news and transactions to go over. Today’s RWU Weekend Preview has news re Langilangi Haupeakiui, Jake White, Vern Cotter, Seta Tanaivalu, Alan Solomons, […]

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Top 14 Preview: Tension Mounts as Top 14 Enters Final Eight Weeks

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CASTRES, FRANCE – Eighteen regular Top 14 season weekends down, eight to go – and the play-off slots are currently occupied by, in order: Clermont, Toulon, Stade Francais, Racing Metro, Toulouse and Bordeaux. Breathing down Bordeaux necks are Grenoble and Oyonnax – followed by Montpellier who, despite their troubles earlier in the season, are ninth, […]

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Top 14 Recap: A Tale Of Two South Africans

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CASTRES, FRANCE – Fly-half Morne Steyn further blotted his already heavily marked copybook at Stade Francais when he was sent off just 32 minutes his first Top 14 start of the season. Steyn, top-scorer at the 2011 Rugby World Cup, has struggled since leaving The Bulls for Paris at the start of the 2013/14 season, […]

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Top 14 Recap: Montpellier’s Galthie ‘Suspended’ After Another Defeat

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CASTRES, FRANCE – Fabien Galthie has been “suspended” from his post as head coach at Montpellier, according to reports in France. At a press conference on Tuesday morning, club owner Mohed Altrad described this season as a “failure”, adding: “In a rugby club, whatever the level, it’s rare to lose eight out of nine matches. […]

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Ewen McKenzie Walks From Wallabies. Who’s To Blame?

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CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA – After two weeks of spectacular fallout from Kurtley Beale’s idiocy, Australia Wallabies Head Coach Ewen McKenzie, has had enough. The carnage that ensued after Beale had accidentally sent deeply offensive text messages to and about Wallabies business manager Di Patson, along with the ensuing fallout were enough to lead to […]

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Super 15 Rugby Playoffs Preview, Varsity College Cup & HS All-Americans

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West Ghana/USA – Another weekend is upon us and it’s chock full of rugby news. Here’s a quick look at the Super 15 Rugby Playoffs (regular season review and playoff preview), Varsity College Cup and the HS All-Americans… The Super 15 rugby regular season is over and mercifully for all, I have put away my […]

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