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“We’re coming back with a vengeance” University of Gloucestershire Rugby Union hooker Noah Jenkins on Varsity 2022

The University of Gloucestershire (UOG) Mens Rugby Union team are looking to avenge their loss to the University of Worcester during last years meeting, losing by 40 – 15.  Until last year UOG had won the last four meetings between the two sides, but lost the most important fixture of their season against old rivals […]

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Opinion: Italy in the Six Nations – Should they introduce relegation?

From 1910, the Five Nations has been the annual rugby event between England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland and France. In 2000, Italy joined the competition to create the Six Nations we know today, is it time that changes? Embed from Getty Images We already know that relegation exists in football and club rugby, whereby teams at […]

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OPINION: Where did it go wrong for England in this year’s Six Nations?

The the recent 2021 Guinness Six Nations tournament has not been the best year for England. After being beaten by Scotland and Wales, England are unable to win the competition. Saturday evening’s game against France saw England win a close 23-20 game, meaning that Wales are the only team that can get the grand slam, […]

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From Kyle Sinckler to Callum Sheedy – How the Bristol Bears players have fared on Six Nations duty so far

The Six Nations always has the potential to derail any side’s domestic campaign.  With the Gallagher Premiership season currently around the halfway point, losing key players to international duty at this stage has proved detrimental to several squads of years gone by. Additionally, with the inaugural Autumn Nations Cup contested at the dawn of the […]

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“We all want the game to get safer”: Gloucester Rugby’s George Skivington on controversial red card

Gloucester Rugby Head coach George Skivington has no grievances over winger Ollie Thorley’s controversial red card in Saturday’s 20-19 victory away to Wasps. In the 28th minute, Thorley clashed heads with Wasps’ fullback Rob Miller in the process of making a dominant tackle. Referee Matthew Carley deemed that the Cherry and Whites’ winger had not […]

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England Rugby squad announcement leaves Gloucester behind

Eddie Jones announced his squad for the upcoming Guinness Six Nations tournament on the weekend, selecting only one Gloucester player – Jonny May, while rival team Bath, had seven calls. READ: Cheltenham Town’s true FA Cup spirit against Manchester City. Embed from Getty Images Swindon born Jonny May started at Gloucester on the wing back […]