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  • Six standouts from this weekend’s internationals: ‘Magical’ Springbok youngster shines

    Six standouts from this weekend’s internationals: ‘Magical’ Springbok youngster shines

    The July internationals are winding down, but the penultimate weekend served up yet more brilliant rugby.  The Test action began Stateside, as the All Blacks thrashed Fiji 47-5 to continue the perfect start to the Razor era. From one perfect record to another now, as the Wallabies made it three from three under Joe Schmidt…


  • Analysing six possible answers to the England scrum problem

    Analysing six possible answers to the England scrum problem

    The England tour of New Zealand was remarkable in many ways. From a team that struggled in the Six Nations to transforming into an international side that can compete with the best, Borthwick’s men have plenty to be proud of. However, there is one key issue that was exposed against the All Blacks: the front…


  • England A to return to action in November

    England A to return to action in November

    England A will play Australia A in November at the Twickenham Stoop, the RFU have confirmed.  The second-string England side last took to the pitch in February, as they put Portugal to the sword in a 91-5 victory. That fixture against the World Cup darlings served as a good tester for promising Premiership players, with…