English Premiership 2020/2021: Harlequins v Sale Sharks - tactical analysis tactics

English Premiership 2020/2021: Harlequins v Sale Sharks – tactical analysis

Two English Premiership sides who have recently undergone changes in management are Harlequins and Sale Sharks. Long-serving Sale Director of Rugby Steve Diamond left...

Six Nations 2021: mid-tournament roundup

We have reached the first break in the 2021 Six Nations tournament, and that means it’s time for a quick look at all six...
English Premiership 2020/2021: Worcester Warriors v Wasps - tactical analysis tactics

English Premiership 2020/2021: Worcester Warriors v Wasps – tactical analysis

The English Premiership has passed its halfway stage for the regular season, and the games are now starting to carry even more significance. This...
English Premiership 2020/2021: London Irish v Gloucester - tactical analysis tactics

English Premiership 2020/2021: London Irish v Gloucester – tactical analysis

The English Premiership has thrown up a few surprises this season, such as the slight revival of Leicester Tigers, and the bad early form...

Six Nations 2021: Italy

CAPTAIN: Luca Bigi HEAD COACH: Franco Smith NOTABLE INCLUSIONS: With Braam Steyn and Jake Polledri both missing from the back row, more will be needed from Sebastien Negri, who...

Six Nations 2021: Ireland

CAPTAIN: Johnny Sexton HEAD COACH: Andy Farrell NOTABLE INCLUSIONS: Ireland have been able to bring tighthead prop Tadhg Furlong into the squad, following his recovery from a long-term injury...

Six Nations 2021: England

CAPTAIN: Owen Farrell HEAD COACH: Eddie Jones NOTABLE INCLUSIONS: The return to the squad of Courtney Lawes will be a welcome one, given he is one of the best...
English Premiership 2020/2021: Gloucester v Northampton Saints - tactical analysis tactics

English Premiership 2020/2021: Gloucester v Northampton Saints – tactical analysis

After a two week break, with no domestic or European rugby, the English Premiership returned to us with a bang. There were several good...

Six Nations 2021: Wales

CAPTAIN: Alun-Wyn Jones HEAD COACH: Wayne Pivac NOTABLE INCLUSIONS: Experienced flanker Dan Lydiate has been recalled to the team for the first time in just over two years, with...

Six Nations 2021: Scotland

CAPTAIN: Stuart Hogg HEAD COACH: Gregor Townsend NOTABLE INCLUSIONS: With regular hookers Fraser Brown and Stuart McInally both likely to miss most, if not all, of the tournament, George...