Autumn Internationals: Week Two Round-Up

Another great weekend of autumn rugby, here are the headlines….   Wales end decade of Wallaby woe with tense victory It was a case of 14th time lucky at the Principality Stadium as Warren Gatland’s Wales secured their first victory over Australia since 2008 in a cagey 9-6 triumph. With all the points coming from the kicking tee, this was not a match for the … Continue reading Autumn Internationals: Week Two Round-Up

Autumn Internationals: Week One Round-up

With just under a year to go before the 2019 Rugby World Cup kicks off in Japan, the action is beginning to heat up as the top nations start their final preparations for the showpiece event. With some of those nations in action this week, here are some of the talking points from the opening round of fixtures…   Welsh ‘shadow’ players stake their claims … Continue reading Autumn Internationals: Week One Round-up

Autumn Internationals: Five things we’ve learnt

After a compelling autumn series that brought the curtain down on international rugby in 2017, there is much to ponder for the Tier One nations as they head into 2018. Some big wins for the home nations over Southern hemisphere sides has whetted the appetite as the countdown to the 2019 World Cup begins, Australia and South Africa will make the long journey home licking … Continue reading Autumn Internationals: Five things we’ve learnt

Autumn Internationals: Ones to watch

Fresh off the back off another Rugby Championship campaign, this weekend will see the annual meetings of North versus South with Argentina, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa kicking off their respective European tours. With that in mind here are some of the players to look out for in the coming weeks…. Damian McKenzie (New Zealand) A young player with a very bright future ahead … Continue reading Autumn Internationals: Ones to watch