One thing that British television screens are not short of is advertisements for bookmakers. On commercial television stations almost every other advert seems to be encouraging viewers to bet on ever more obscure events. Given the apparent sporting knowledge on display, and the fact that you can already bet on next year’s men’s world cup, ScrumQueens wondered what odds bookmakers might be offering on the World Cup, which starts in barely eight days time.Read more about World Cup a betting free zone?
It may still be some time off, but Wallaby coach Ewen McKenzie is relishing the day two of Australia's greatest game-breakers can combine.
Photo UARLos Pumas headcoach Daniel Hourcade has confirmed a list of twenty-nine players for the first of two Rugby Championship warm-up fixtures to be played in Argentina against French Top 14 club Grenoble. As the match is not an international Hourcade is able to select more than the regular number of twenty-three players. Los Pumas will face Grenoble on Friday at the Club Atlético San Isidro (CASI) in Greater Buenos Aires.
Brian O’Driscoll has backed Simon Easterby to shine as Ireland’s new forwards coach
Rugby sevens has flourished in recent years, since its humble beginnings at Melrose Rugby Football Club in 1883.
Former Wales captain Ryan Jones believes rugby sevens is ready to touch new heights through its exposure at the Commonwealth and Olympic Games.
Our reporter in New Zealand, Scott Donaldson, has started to think about the All Blacks squad for the Rugby World Cup in England during 2015.
Cardiff Blues have today announced the signing of Super Rugby superstar Gareth Anscombe from current champions Waikato Chiefs on a long-term deal. Anscombe, who can play fly half or full back, will make the move to BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park this summer and join the exciting new-look squad under the guidance of new […]The post Cardiff Blues Confirm Signings of Gareth Anscombe appeared first on In The Loose.
Welsh rugby club Cardiff Blues have announced that they have signed New Zealand back Gareth Anscombe from current champions the Chiefs on a long-term deal.
Cardiff Blues confirmed one of the worst-kept secrets, the Chiefs Super Rugby star Gareth Anscombe will join them on a long-term deal.
The Cardiff Blues have pulled off a transfer coup with the signing of Gareth Anscombe from the Chiefs on a long-term contract
We have all heard of home field advantage, but a South African sports scientist has attempted to quantify just how much difference factors like travel and home advantage have on a game.
Kieran Read is well aware of the strangling techniques the Sharks possess and in a game of tight margins he is looking for a disciplined game from his charges.
The Crusaders recalled Richie McCaw as one of two changes to their starting team to face the Sharks in the Super Rugby semi-final on Saturday
Bath head coach Mike Ford is hoping to tee-up a couple of days training alongside Super League side Wigan Warriors
Sharks Director of Rugby Jake White opted to start with Patrick Lambie at flyhalf as his team looks to rewrite history.
April Miller, the teenage girl starring in men’s rugby union in New Zealand, has been banned from playing in the Southland Presidents Grade competition
Just hours after London Welsh coach Justin Burnell expressed his interest in signing Wales tight-head Adam Jones, the prop’s management ruled out a move to the Aviva Premiership club and instead said his future will become clearer in the coming days
There are only four teams left in the semi-finals of Super 15 Rugby 2014. Ironically, despite having the most teams in the Top Six, there is only one New Zealand team left in Super Rugby 2014. Both of the Super Rugby Playoffs were closer than expected with the Sharks and Brumbies only narrowly winning as […]The post Super Rugby Semi-Finals Preview 2014 – Who Are You Picking
Jake White has hit out at the idea of play-offs saying that the semifinal is tilted too much in favour of the home team.
The Brumbies have named an unchanged team to take on the Waratahs in a Super Rugby semifinal in Sydney on Saturday.
Crusaders coach Todd Blackadder wasted no time in recalling All Black captain Richie McCaw ahead of their Super Rugby showdown with the Sharks.
Sharks Director of Rugby Jake White has highlighted a flaw in the Super Rugby model ahead of the Super Rugby Semi-finals on Saturday.
Out of the last five matches between the Waratahs and the Brumbies the Sydney based Waratahs have won two matches and the Brumbies have won three.
Out of the last five Super Rugby matches between the Crusaders and the Sharks the Christchurch side have won three and the Sharks two.
The Sharks have named their team to play in the Semi-final against the Crusaders in Christchurch with Patrick Lambie starting at flyhalf.
The Brumbies have named an unchanged team to play the Waratahs in the Super Rugby Semi-final against the Waratahs in Sydney on Saturday.
The Brumbies have named an unchanged side for Saturday’s blockbuster Super Rugby semifinal against the NSW Waratahs.
Captain Luke Braid is one of four players that have re-signed with Auckland Super Rugby franchise the Blues for the 2015 season.
Auckland have named their squad – no Fa’aoso the loose forward? Francis Saili is back. Also seems a bit light on in the outside backs.
There are only four teams left in the semi-finals of Super 15 Rugby 2014. Ironically, despite having the most teams in the Top Six, there is only one New Zealand team left in Super Rugby 2014. Both of the Super Rugby Playoffs were closer than expected with the Sharks and Brumbies only narrowly winning as expected
Super Rugby Semi-Finals Team Lists Named (home team first) Saturday, July 26 Crusaders vs Sharks Crusaders: Israel Dagg, Kieron Fonotia, Ryan Crotty, Dan Carter, Nemani Nadolo, Colin Slade, Andy Ellis, Kieran Read (c), Matt Todd, Richie McCaw, Sam Whitelock, Dominic Bird, Owen Franks, Corey Flynn, Wyatt Crockett. Reserves: Ben Funnell, Joe Moody, Nepo Laulala, Jimmy Tupou, Jordan Taufua,
I thought the opening ceremony went off earlier this morning. Tonight we have the cycling, triathlon and swimming heats.
Saturdays Super Rugby semi-final will be contested by two Australian teams, but it will be won by a player from the Pacific IslandsThere’s a perception rugby …