Tag: Jamie Roberts

Ireland Rugby Woes Deepen Following Debenture Disaster


DUBLIN, IRELAND – On the surface, 2013 has been a decent year for Irish rugby. Though the national side struggled during the Six Nations, they did record a notable victory over Wales  in Cardiff. The British and Irish Lions had a strong Irish contingent, led by Johnny Sexton, who started all three Tests, and Brian […]

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Weekend Wrap: Lions over the Wallabies, Deans Out, Super 15 and Oceania RWC Qualifying


NEW YORK, NY – The emphatic 3rd test victory by the British and Irish Lions over the Wallabies of Australia dominates the rugby headlines all over the world. There was however other action in the rugby world, including Super 15 regular season battles for playoff places and Rugby World Cup Qualifying in the Oceanic confederation. […]

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Weekend Preview: British and Irish Lions vs Australia, RWCQs, Gatland on O’Driscoll


NEW YORK, NY: The British & Irish Lions vs Australia aka the Wallabies, is the only major match of the Tier 1 and 2 nations occurring this weekend. We must thank both Kiwi coaches for taking a week, when they could have gone with easy calls, and instead turning it into a selection circus. Cheers […]

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Summer Tour Review: 6 Nations and Georgia


West Ghana – U!S!A! U!S!A! U!S!A! Happy Belated Independence Day, We had me a great day watching the fireworks and also belatedly celebrating the birthday of fellow RWU contributor Matt McCarthy. Now back to work… The Summer Tours are over for the Northern Hemisphere visiting the Southern Hemisphere. With that, we’ll look at how the […]

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What’s Better Than an Ice Bath? Dr. Evil’s Cryogenic Chamber Therapy, That’s What!


DJ Eberle is a student/athlete at Western New England University. He is an offensive tackle, built like his dad; a rugby Prop. Track him on Twitter @Ebstide52 GDANSK, POLAND – When I sprained my foot at football practice in my junior year in high school, all the trainer said was “ice it.” After battling that […]

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