In a game dubbed the biggest of the season thus far, it took a dramatic late penalty kick from debutant Ben Cook (pictured) to see The Palatinates defeat arch-rivals Loughborough for the first time in three years.
By James Beringer After four weeks of scintillating rugby action, the autumn international window slams shut, but not before a grand finale featuring England and Australia. While Ireland have deprived this match of its status as a Grand Slam decider...
England fans may now start to cautiously dream of matching New Zealand’s record, and will certainly be looking to end the year unbeaten.
The Scottish team now moves to Kilmarnock for their final game against Georgia, another important match for the development of the game in the tier 2 nations. Georgia have followed their impressive World Cup campaign, which saw them finish third in...
Their hosts were unable to secure back to back wins over the All Blacks (no mean feat), but will be looking to consolidate their place in the world’s top 4 ahead of the World cup draw next May.
It has almost got to the point for Springbok fans that a loss might be preferable, in that it may prompt either Coetzee’s replacement or resignation.
Einstein once defined insanity as doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. Until this weekend, the same could be said of the England rugby team’s matches against South Africa, a team they have not beaten since 2006.