NRC Match Review: Country Eagles V Greater Sydney Rams

The first Sydney based game in the NRC was marked by dour conditions and an error ridden game that picked up in the second half to see the home team smash the Rams. The estimated 1000 strong crowd sprawled out from under the little shelter that was afforded to them at Coogee with an atmosphere [&hellip The post NRC Match Review: Country Eagles V Greater Sydney Rams appeared first on Green and Gold Rugby.

Joubert puts his hand up

New Zealand rugby is claiming its second referee apology in a week, with Craig Joubert admitting he was wrong in ruling the late Waratahs penalty in the Super Rugby Final.

Saints v Leinster preview

Very mixed reaction among Leinster fans to our first selection of the season. In some ways, I can appreciate the disappointment that this is virtually an “A” team, especially as the English champions have selected a near-full-strength lineup. Nobody likes to see their team get beaten whatever the stakes especially if it means a repeat of what happened at the same ground at the same stage of the 2012/13 season.

Front Five – 23.08.14

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere. Racing Metro confirmed that they have set a deadline of September 15th Toulon join race to capture Irish star Sexton with lucrative four-year offer David Kelly – Irish Independent Close to 13,000 turned out at the Kingspan Stadium to watch the game Exeter Chiefs claim late friendly victory against Ulster at Kingspan Stadium Richard Mulligan – Belfast Newsletter “it’s the 80 minutes on Saturday that is the important thing. If he [Warburton] isn’t getting that, someone seriously needs to do something.” Adam Jones says Sam Warburton has to play Selectors are sitting targets, an inevitable butt for criticism of the teams that did not quite work out.