WORLD CUP DIARY: England v Wales

Our second ‘World Cup Diary’ takes us to Twickenham and that game between England and Wales last weekend. Robert Harding was not only lucky enough to be there, but he also sang the anthems on the pitch. Here he gives us his take on one extraordinary day… This is the story of one of the…

STATE OF THE NATION: Ireland

It’s ‘State of the Nation’ time again and in this post we take a look at Ireland.  After back-to-back Six Nations titles, they were favourites to reach at least the last four…but have they peaked too soon?   The tale of Ireland’s history in the Rugby World Cup is one of underachievement. It’s one of…

STATE OF THE NATION: France

Our ‘State of the Nation’ series takes a look at all the main contenders ahead of this year’s Rugby World Cup.  Attentions this time turn to France – the perennial ‘hot and cold’ outfit.  But with their World Cup pedigree, write them off at your peril.   Take a look at this Rugby World Cup…