Face-off: Is the professional era better than the amateur one?

FACE-OFF: IS THE PROFESSIONAL ERA BETTER THAN THE AMATEUR ONE?

When rugby turned pro in 1995, did the game embark on a road to amazing new heights or commence a slither into the abyss? Read this...

Why don't movies get rugby scenes right?

WHY DON'T MOVIES GET RUGBY SCENES RIGHT?

Screenwriter Simon Uttley discusses the challenges of having rugby action in a film Photo call: Morgan Freeman at the 'Invictus' premiere...

 
 
 
60 years of Rugby World: Greatest Tries of the 2010s

60 YEARS OF RUGBY WORLD: GREATEST TRIES OF THE 2010S

Jacob Whitehead runs through the top ten international tries from the last decade The Ash Splash: Chris Ashton scores against Australia...

The ways and wisdom of Warren Gatland

THE WAYS AND WISDOM OF WARREN GATLAND

Warren Gatland's autobiography has been shortlisted for Rugby Book of the Year. We digest the compelling story of the Kiwi who's done...

 
 
 
Face-off: Should match officials be using slow-motion replays?

FACE-OFF: SHOULD MATCH OFFICIALS BE USING SLOW-MOTION REPLAYS?

Officials dwelling over incidents on screen can frustrate those keen to crack on with the game. But does the greater accuracy make...

Professional rugby reaches Hawaii

PROFESSIONAL RUGBY REACHES HAWAII

A group of familiar faces from New Zelaand rugby are at the vanguard of MLR's next big expansion, with Kanaloa Hawaii Rugby Team branding...

 
 
 
Borthwick will get Tigers roaring again

BORTHWICK WILL GET TIGERS ROARING AGAIN

Steve Borthwick has swapped the hothouse of Test rugby for the pressure cooker of the Premiership. SEAN HOLLEY says Leicester have...

Hotshot: Northampton Saints wing Ollie Sleightholme

HOTSHOT: NORTHAMPTON SAINTS WING OLLIE SLEIGHTHOLME

The England U20 speedster talks basics, goals and the influence of his dad Come to pass: Ollie Sleightholme has impressed for Saints...

 
 
 
World Cup winner Phil Vickery

WORLD CUP WINNER PHIL VICKERY

The former England prop on cooking, claustrophobia and losing his cool at the wicket Champions! Phil Vickery of England poses with...

Face-Off: Is Exeter Chiefs' branding appropriate?

FACE-OFF: IS EXETER CHIEFS' BRANDING APPROPRIATE?

A look at the debate surrounding the Premiership club's branding A look at the debate surrounding the Premiership club's branding

 
 
 
Rugby Rant: Scots cannot be afterthought for Lions

RUGBY RANT: SCOTS CANNOT BE AFTERTHOUGHT FOR LIONS

A generation of Scots may feel little affinity with the brand, writes RW's Alan Dymock Late call-up: Greig Laidlaw replaced Ben Youngs...

Hotshot: Queensland Reds prop Dane Zander

HOTSHOT: QUEENSLAND REDS PROP DANE ZANDER

The Australian front-rower on his unconventional route to professional rugby On the ball: Dane Zander tries to break through the Bulls...

 
 
 
60 Years of Rugby World: Greatest Tries of the 2000s

60 YEARS OF RUGBY WORLD: GREATEST TRIES OF THE 2000S

Jacob Whitehead runs through the top ten international tries from the Noughties Waltzing O'Driscoll: Lions centre Brian O''Driscoll...

Rugby World magazine's 50 Most Influential People in Rugby special

RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE'S 50 MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE IN RUGBY SPECIAL

The August 2020 issue contains our biennial countdown of the game's movers and shakers The August 2020 issue contains our biennial...

 
 
 
Siya Kolisi Named Most Influential Person in Rugby

SIYA KOLISI NAMED MOST INFLUENTIAL PERSON IN RUGBY

The South Africa captain is in top spot on Rugby World magazine's biennial list of the game's movers and shakers Champion: Siya Kolisi...

Brothers in Arms: Raising a glass to France

BROTHERS IN ARMS: RAISING A GLASS TO FRANCE

David Beresford decided to trace and write about the French players he idolised in his youth. The result, Brothers in Arms, has been...

 
 
 
Anthony Watson reveals his lockdown workout

ANTHONY WATSON REVEALS HIS LOCKDOWN WORKOUT

The explosive England and Bath star talks us through running and recovery. This is an advertising feature. Cutting loose: Anthony Watson...

Felipe Contepomi from Bristol beginnings to Leinster evolution

FELIPE CONTEPOMI FROM BRISTOL BEGINNINGS TO LEINSTER EVOLUTION

The Argentina hero talks through his career since his early days of wowing - and joining - the crowd at Bristol Assessing the scene:...

 
 
 
New Zealand men and women named sevens champions after season cancelled

NEW ZEALAND MEN AND WOMEN NAMED SEVENS CHAMPIONS AFTER SEASON CANCELLED

Remaining tournaments were called off, meaning table-toppers get the title Celebrate: New Zealand women at the Hamilton event New Zealand...

60 Years of Rugby World: Greatest Tries of the 1990s

60 YEARS OF RUGBY WORLD: GREATEST TRIES OF THE 1990S

Jacob Whitehead runs through the top ten international tries from the Nineties Outside lane: Jonah Lomu escapes the French defence...

 
 
 



Manchester United target puts house up for sale as Old Trafford transfer...

Manchester United target puts house up for sale as Old Trafford transfer looks IMMINENT

Manchester United transfer target Thiago Alcantara reportedly looks a step closer to leaving Bayern Munich for a move to Old Trafford. The Spain international has apparently... Read more ...

Premier League transfer window to run for 10 weeks

Premier League transfer window to run for 10 weeks

The Premier League transfer window will run for 10 weeks until Oct. 5 Read more ...

Opinion: Arsenal should switch focus to £36m-rated rising star following...

Opinion: Arsenal should switch focus to £36m-rated rising star following Thomas Partey transfer snub

Arsenal reportedly look set to miss out on the transfer of Thomas Partey , who seems set to stay at current club Atletico Madrid instead. The Ghana international had been... Read more ...

Manchester United confident of signing winger for cut-price €50m

Manchester United confident of signing winger for cut-price €50m

According to the Sun via Spanish outlet TodoFichajes , Manchester United have joined cross-town rivals City with interest in exciting Real Sociedad attacker Mikel... Read more ...

Will financial fair play survive Man City's victory over UEFA?

Will financial fair play survive Man City's victory over UEFA?

Manchester City's success in having a two-season ban from European competitions overturned by the Court of Arbitration for Sport has raised serious questions over the future of... Read more ...

AC Milan take up option to buy Denmark skipper Kjaer

AC Milan take up option to buy Denmark skipper Kjaer

AC Milan confirmed on Wednesday they have taken up the option to buy Denmark captain Simon Kjaer from Spanish club Sevilla on a two-year deal. The 31-year-old centre back... Read more ...

Man Utd striker Rashford to receive honour for charity work

Man Utd striker Rashford to receive honour for charity work

Marcus Rashford is to become the youngest person to receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Manchester for his work campaigning against child poverty and his... Read more ...

Man United star Martial lifts lid on Solskjaer's ‘show me' it message that's...

Man United star Martial lifts lid on Solskjaer's ‘show me' it message that's inspired fine form

According to the Mirror , Manchester United star Anthony Martial has lifted the lid on the motivating message Ole Gunnar Solskjaer sent him when he was handed back the No.9... Read more ...

PL Update: Chelsea ease to win over Norwich City

PL Update: Chelsea ease to win over Norwich City

Robbie Mustoe and Kyle Martino recap Chelsea's much-needed victory over Norwich City as the Blues secured third place for at least one more matchweek. Read more ...

Thiago Alcantara poised to seal Manchester United transfer over Liverpool

Thiago Alcantara poised to seal Manchester United transfer over Liverpool

Thiago Alcantara is reportedly set to leave Bayern Munich for a transfer to Manchester United rather than Liverpool. This surprise transfer twist comes despite Sport Bild only... Read more ...