James Botham to make Wales debut as family sporting tradition lives on
- November 19, 2020, 14:45
James Botham – grandson of England cricket great Ian Botham – will make his Wales debut in Saturday’s Autumn Nations Cup clash against Georgia in Lla(...)
Garcès’s communication at breakdown and scrum are key
- October 30, 2019, 06:00
A special word of congratulations to Jérôme Garcès who will referee the Rugby World Cup final on Saturday. There is no higher honour. Nigel Owens tw(...)
Rugby World Cup: Mixed messages on high tackles doing rugby no favours
- September 28, 2019, 06:00
On the very first re-viewing of John Quill’s 70th-minute shoulder charge on Owen Farrell on Thursday in Kobe, referee Nic Berry probably had his mind (...)
World Rugby rejects call for ban on tackling in schools rugby
- September 27, 2017, 08:35
World Rugby has rejected “extreme and alarmist” claims made in a study that calls on scrums and tackling to be banned at school level, with a number o(...)
Can the Lions afford to omit their most proficient hooker in the set pieces?
- April 13, 2017, 12:51
Warren Gatland names his British and Irish Lions squad in the tranquil setting of Syon Park next Wednesday, a venue that is within earshot of the stad(...)
Inside Business with Ciaran Hancock - G7 tax deal: what was agreed and what does it mean for Ireland?