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So here we are after Round 13 and just how good is it to say that there is still everything to play for.  There was drama aplenty this weekend with some winning streaks and losing streaks and barnstor...

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Passion and power as Europe hots up

This round of matches was always going to be one of the most intense.  Round 4 is often the last opportunity to nail the points you need to be in with a chance to qualify for the quarters.  Both Exete...

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An Englishman’s home…

Is not his castle it would appear, as we had a weekend of drubbings provided from our Gaelic and French counterparts!

A tough weekend for the premiership sides in the Champions cup saw Wasps, Harlequ...

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European Champions Cup feast on the menu

So after that explosive weekend of Premiership rugby we are hit by a quick one two from Europe with some juicy back to back games over the next fortnight.  The European Rugby Cup is the big one and I ...

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Autumn Tests report Card

It has been a fairly testing time for the big four Southern Hemisphere teams on their Autumn tour.  I feel we may be seeing a closing of the supposed gap between north and south here with only the All...

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Epic Rugby!

Wow! What a weekend of Rugby we were just gifted! I have not spent so much time on the edge of my seat in many a season! There was everything on tap from controversial decisions to sublime split secon...

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England falter, Ireland fly!

So, the Autumn internationals are underway, and what polar opposites we had this weekend. England came stuttering out of the blocks and despite the fact the score line was a convincing win, it was not...

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The Southern Hemisphere Jets In!

This is the time of the year the focus shifts from the weekly grind of league rugby to all things International with all four Southern Hemisphere teams jetting in.  With RWC 2019 edging ever closer th...

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War of the West Country

Well, we were back to the domestic action this week and it seems as though it was serendipity that fireworks night is just on the horizon as the action went off with a bang! Who would have thought tha...

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Swirling winds and unpredicted scorelines

With swirling winds and some unpredicted scorelines we had a fascinating weekend of Euro rugby.  It started for me on Thursday at Kingsholm as a pundit for...

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Lamb on the menu,  carnage at Franklins Gardens and honours even for Munster

European rugby brings the best out of every team.  In a long slog of league rugby it is almost impossible to get yourself ...

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The boys are back in town!

What a resurgence for Gloucester Rugby that was! I am almost tempted to end this week’s blog there, but obviously there were many other very important results from the weekend!

Seriously though, how ...