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…

The road to the Rugby World Cup begins here

As regular readers of this blog will be aware, I view this year’s Autumn Internationals (which begin on Saturday) as vitally important for the northern hemisphere nations.  There’s less than two years to go before the Rugby World Cup arrives on English shores and history tells us that to win a World Cup you must…

It’s that time of year again

Christmas can get stuffed.  The most exciting time of the year is the week leading up to the start of the Six Nations.  It’s a heady mix of excitement and trepidation as we ponder what the Rugby Gods have in store for us over the next month and a half.  If you’re anything like me,…