STATE OF THE NATION: South Africa

In our new summer series, we’ll be taking a look at how each of the major rugby nations are shaping up with just over a year to go before Rugby World Cup 2015.  This week, Hugh Podmore analyses the health of two-time winners South Africa…   The Springboks trounced Scotland last weekend to round off…

AVIVA PREMIERSHIP: 2013-2014 Review

With the Aviva Premiership Final taking place this weekend, Shôn Douglas gives his end of year report on the 12 teams of the 2013/2014 season…   SARACENS – There are few superlatives left for Saracens. They end the season top of the league, in the final against Northampton, with a Heineken Cup runners-up medal after…

Another Great Escape for Gatland’s Men?

On Monday of this week, Red Rugby received this text from a friend of the blog: “For my rugby two pence worth I reckon England’s weak link has been their wings: too lightweight and have been left wanting.  For the Wales game I think we should learn from the Welsh (i.e. Mr North) and put…