The RWC brings lots of benefits, promotions and media coverage for rugby as a sport in England, such as positive morale and getting young people involved in rugby.
A small part of the pitch will be artificial, much like Wembley and the quality surfaces at Arsenal and Aston Villa.
For northern hemisphere teams, this weekend marked the end of a long rugby season. Feelings on the long trek home will be mixed. The first match was Samoa v Scotland. After winning all of their games so far could they make it three wins? Laidlaw converted a first half try by Joe Ansbro and then […]
The first match was Fiji v Scotland. Scotland had a new sign (Tim Visser) who scored two tries on his first international debut the young guns seem to be firing away lately. The first try was by Greig Laidlaw and then followed by Visser’s first try. Then a penalty try for Scotland and a try […]
Last week, England, Wales, Ireland, and Scotland jetted off to take on the might of the Southern Hemisphere. So far, and to the surprise of many, only Scotland have tasted success. The first match was Australia v Scotland, who won a strange match, played in terrible conditions, 9-6. In that game it was just penalty […]
The Rugby Football Union (RFU) has decided that London Welsh rugby team has not reached the minimum standards criteria to move up into the Premiership. The main problem is caused by them not having an up to standard ground with room for 10,000 spectators. London Welsh were forced to look for alternative venues with a […]
Earlier today four teams battled their way to try and go into the final at Twickenham; the games were brilliant! The matches were Harlequins v Northampton Saints and Leicester Tigers v Saracens the final scores were 25-23 to Harlequins and 24-15 to Leicester. The only try scorers in the Saracens v Leicester match were: Steve […]
http://youngjournalistacademy.co.uk/juniornews/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/Ian.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadLast December, the Rugby Football Union announced the appointment of Ian Ritchie as its new chief executive. The former Wimbledon tennis boss was put in charge of rebuilding the RFU, after England’s shocking showing, on and off the field, at the 2011 World Cup. Yesterday, Ian toured Notts, Lincs & […]
Many incidents have backed the need for technology, most recently Juan Mata’s goal during the FA Cup semi-final against Tottenham at Wembley
This weekend Leicester Tigers won the LV Cup beating their East Midland’s rivals Northampton Saints. The match was played at Sixways (England Saxons’ rugby pitch) and the pressure was on the Tigers with nearly half the team missing because of the Six Nations. The first try in the game was by Steve Mafi, the only […]