STATE OF THE NATION: Wales

And so it’s come to this.  In the last of our State of the Nation blogs, and on the day of the crucial game v England at Twickenham, we take a look at Wales. How will the roller-coaster end at Rugby World Cup 2015?   “Dear Red Rugby, why oh why oh why are you…

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…