Tag: Wales Rugby

Saracens Join European Elite in #ChampionsCup Final

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Dublin, Ireland — I’d like to give a huge shoutout to the rugby gods because THAT was the #ChampionsCup final we were all hoping for. The on-field product displayed in Saturday’s European Rugby #ChampionsCup Final by eventual champions, Saracens, and reigning finalists, Clermont Auvergne, was enthralling. There were big hits, beautiful offloads, stunning tries, and records […]

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Champions Cup Preview: Edinburgh Final Awaits Saracens vs Clermont

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DUBLIN, IRELAND — After two high-profile, high-intensity semi-finals it’s hard to believe that tomorrow is the European Rugby #ChampionsCup Final.Yes, tomorrow’s final in Edinburgh between reigning champions, Saracens, and perennial almosts, Clermont Auvergne, is shaping up to be an absolute cracker, but the buzz that should surround Europe’s grand finale doesn’t seem to be there. […]

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Players From Other Sports That Could Play Rugby: Ronaldo, Bolt, Gronkowski, McGregor?

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NEW YORK, NY – There are precious few rugby players who have made a successful transition to another sport. Quade Cooper’s move into the boxing ring is looking like a farce, especially during that mismatch against a seriously out of shape Jack McInnes. Sonny Bill Williams, on the other hand, looks the part in the […]

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#RWC2019 Pool Draw Reactions

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DUBLIN, IRL – The pool draw for Rugby World Cup Japan 2019 (#RWC2019)took place this morning (4 AM EST) and fans across the world are hesitantly refreshing their computer screens praying their country didn’t get shunted into a group with New Zealand (or England, Australia, Ireland, South Africa, or Argentina for that matter).  The Webb Ellis Cup […]

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Champions Cup Semi Final Previews: No Sleep ’til Edinburgh

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DUBLIN, IRL – I’m not going to sugarcoat it, last year’s European Rugby Champions Cup semifinals were horribly mediocre, about as run-of-the-mill as an IHOP steak or a fancy dinner at Applebee’s. Attendance figures were down and we unfortunately weren’t treated to the fireworks of a typical European semifinal. Hopefully this weekend’s semi finals between […]

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Everest Awaits For Britain and Ireland’s Finest: Michael Halsey on British and Irish Lions

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NEW YORK, NY – “This, is your Everest, boys!” So said legendary British and Irish Lions‘ forward coach Jim Telfer’s immortal words (clip below) prior to the first test of the 1997 South Africa tour remain powerful enough to send a shiver down the spine of any rugby fan.  They serve as a reminder of […]

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