Tag: Jonny Sexton

British and Irish Lions Stand On The Precipice of Immortality Ahead Of Final All Blacks Test

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New York, NY – The 2017 British and Irish Lions will have the opportunity to write their names in rugby folklore on Saturday when they take on the All Blacks in the third test of their tour of New Zealand.  After a sobering loss in the first test in Auckland, the Lions bounced back last […]

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Halsey On Rugby: Latest on Lions, Eddie Jones Controversy, European Semifinals

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NEW YORK, NY  – A busy week in the European rugby world; Warren Gatland picked only two Scots in his Lions squad, Eddie Jones picked 15 uncapped players in his England squad to tour Argentina and there was the excitement of semifinals in European competition.  All in all there’s plenty to talk about! Let’s start […]

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Over to you, Mister Warren Gatland; Lions Squad Selection Preview

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CARDIFF, WALES – Lions fans the world over are waiting with baited breath ahead of next Wednesday’s tour squad announcement. Debating who should be in the squad, starting XV and who should captain the tour has been a favourite pastime of rugby fans in clubhouses and pubs across the globe over the past few months. […]

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Rugby World Cup: Pool D Preview

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LONDON, ENGLAND –  Three Six Nations rivals line up in Pool D of the Rugby World Cup. History dictates that France and Ireland will qualify ahead of Italy – with the big question on most people’s lips being who will go on to lose to pre-tournament champions-elect New Zealand in the quarter-finals. That does Canada […]

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Top 14 Play-Off Recap: Toulouse and Stade Francais Book Semi-Final Places

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PARIS, FRANCE – Nineteen-time French champions Toulouse came from behind to beat Oyonnax 20-19 and book their place in next weekend’s Top 14 semi finals in Bordeaux. The cheers ringing round at the end of what has turned out to be coach Guy Noves final match at Stade Ernest Wallon were edged with relief. Oyonnax, […]

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6 Nations Picks: How Our Experts Fared

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The RWU Expert Panel is comprised of Rugby Rain Man Junoir Blaber, England’s Jamie Loyd, American Brit Nick Hall, infamous Ireland National, Declan Yeats, Englishman-in-Castres, James Harrington and contrived Kiwi Co-Host, Johnathan Wicklow Barberie. NEW YORK, NY – The penultimate round of the 2015 6 Nations was the round that changed the whole title race. […]

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