#RWC2015 Final Review – Back to Black 

It was fright night at the rugby World Cup on Saturday as the defending champions took on the Wallabies at Twickenham on All Hallows’ Eve.  There was always a real danger that the exhilaration we have all experienced over the past six weeks would end in an anticlimactic fashion, but the titanic clash did not […]

#RWC2015 Semi Final Round Up – Paint the town black and gold

What a weekend! Two excellent Semi Finals, sending Australia and New Zealand through to the tournament’s final next weekend at England rugby HQ, Twickenham. #RSAvNZL Semi Final one ended with current champions New Zealand afforded the chance of retaining the title for the first time in World Cup history.  The All Blacks were in control […]

#RWC2015 Quarter Final Round-up: Zut alors! Southern Hemisphere sides smash into the Semis!

After a balanced NorthvSouth set up for the Quarters, the Northern Hemisphere failed to get a foot in the Semis.  For the first time, the final four will be a play-off amongst the Rugby Championship teams. Japan remain the only Northern Hemisphere team to beat one of the tri – nations. Whist Wales and Scotland […]

RWC2015 Round-Up – Week 3: Historic Heartbreak at HQ

All eyes were on England this week, following its defeat by Wales last Saturday.  We were on the cusp of one of the greatest RWC upsets of all time… #TGAvNAM Another exceptional and historic match in Exeter, as Namibia narrowly miss out on securing their first World Cup win.  Captain Jacques Burger was visible frustrated, […]

RWC 2015 Round-Up – Week 2: The Bokkes bounce-back, as chariots are derailed by dragons…

Just another week at the RWC2015! #AUSvFJI The Wallabies kicked off their tournament against Fiji but failed to secure the coveted bonus point.  The pool of death, PoolA, remains there for the taking! #SCOvJPN Following Japan’s monumental game against South Africa four days earlier, the rugby world eagerly awaited Japan’s return to Kingsholm to see […]

Biscuits in Union – Rugby World Cup 2015

The 2015 Rugby World Cup kicks off this weekend, and is being hosted in England, the spiritual home of the rugby. Legend has it that the game was invented by Rugby School student, William Webb Ellis, when he decided to pick up the ball during a regular football (soccer) game, thus inventing the egg-shaped ball […]