Tag: Paddy Jackson

British & Irish Lions XV Picks: A Second Take

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DUBLIN, IRL – Back in September I named my preferences for the starting XV for the British and Irish Lions for their tour the New Zealand later this year. I was adamant then, and am adamant now, that this tour will mean more than ever for the status of northern hemisphere rugby. The three test […]

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Six Nations Analysis, News, Nuggets

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DUBLIN, IRELAND – Round 1 of the 2017 RBS Six Nations is in the books and, as always when it comes to The Championship, it was unpredictable. Pre-tournament favorites struggled with mediocrity, newly capped players put in big performances, and the tournament saw it’s very first losing bonus point. Business as usual when it comes […]

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Heineken Cup: Best & Worst So Far

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CLERMONT-FERRAND, FRANCE – With the first two rounds of the Heineken Cup in the books and the next two not scheduled until December, let’s take a brief look at the Best & Worst teams so far. THE BEST There are 7 teams that stand at 2-0 after the back-to-back weekends of pool play. However, of […]

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