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So, at the end of what was supposed to be a fair and transparent process, it was France who was today announced as the “surprise” host of Rugby World Cup 2023.This, despite World Rugby having made public an independent technical evaluat...

Ok, so on Saturday England were a bit lacklustre against Argentina, who rather inconveniently didn’t just roll over and allow England to run through their playbook.It wasn’t great, but neither was it the disaster being painted by many commentator...

Following an initiation ceremony at Howe of Fife RFC during which a player suffered internal injuries (having reportedly had a bottle inserted into his anus), the Scottish Rugby Union recently handed out a record 347 weeks of suspensions to 14 p...

Yarde Sale?

By Total Flanker on Oct 30, 2017 in: rugby

It looks like Marland Yarde may be on the move from Harlequins to Sale Sharks this week.The news follows reports that Yarde has failed to turn up for Quins training on three separate occasions, including him missing a pre-season training camp in Germ...

So the England and Wales forward packs plan to train against one another before the November internationals in a no holds barred set piece session in Bristol?What could possibly go wrong?

A few snippets from the weekend:Australia 23 New Zealand 18. Wow, didn’t see that coming. Well done Oz, now proud holders once more of the Raeburn Shield. Is it me, or is Joe Marler fast becoming English rugby’s pantomime villain? I can’t...

Tangled Webb

By Total Flanker on Oct 20, 2017 in: rugby

Sorry, I’m afraid I just don’t buy the fact that Welsh no.9 Rhys Webb did not understand that joining Toulon next season would jeopardise his prospects of playing for Wales.Days after Webb signed a pre-agreement with Toulon the WRU announced a ch...