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Gloucester Rugby head coach George Skivington admitted “harsh reality” he’s experienced since his appointment

Ahead of their clash with the Northampton Saints at Franklin’s Gardens on Saturday George Skivington explained the biggest things he’s learned during his time as head coach: “I’ve learnt a huge amount, I think there is genuinely loads I’ve learnt. The reality of how quickly you can put plans in place, you obviously spend a […]

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Opinion | Warren Gatland will pick Premiership players for the British and Irish Lions – he just doesn’t want to pay for them

It’s an arm wrestle between the clubs and Warren Gatland. They are looking each other in the eye and waiting to see who will blink first.  The Kiwi has said that a block on players from all Premiership clubs, until the competition’s final on June 26, could impact up to 20 selection spots for this […]

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REACTION: Gloucester youngster’s show spirited performance in 59-24 loss to Harlequins

Gloucester Rugby Head Coach George Skivington has praised the attitude of his young side’s performance after a tough 59-24 loss away to Harlequins. The hosts secured a bonus point within half an hour with tries from Luke Northmore, Mike Brown, Cadan Murley and Danny Care leaving the Cherry and Whites stunned. However, they got a […]

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OPINION: The new WXV tournament is exactly what women’s rugby needs

World Rugby recently announced it will be investing £6.4 million into a new tournament for women’s international rugby union which is being called WXV.   The tournament is set to begin in 2023 and will involve 16 teams put into three tiers, offering them consistent matches against stellar opposition in preparation for the 2025 World Cup.   This idea will be […]