Who Owns Leinster Rugby? (Explained)

Leinster Rugby is owned by the IRFU, the Irish Rugby Football Union. Leinster raises and controls a large part of its budget through season tickets, sponsorships, and merchandise. However, their prize money, TV licensing revenue, and some other income go directly to the IRFU. Eventually, the IRFU returns a portion of that revenue to Leinster. … Read more

13 Different Types Of Kicking In Rugby – With Pictures

The goal of kicking in rugby is to gain territory. Good kicks put the opposition under pressure and the best kicks allow the kicking team to regain possession. Poor kicks give possession back to the opposition and lets them counterattack. This article looks at the different types of kicking in rugby. There may be more … Read more

13 Different Types Of Rugby Tackles – With Pictures

The goal of tackling in rugby is to grab hold of players with the ball to stop, restrict, or reverse their momentum. There are strict safety laws around tackling that I won’t go into here. Instead, I’ll review the different types of tackles in rugby. There may be more than you think! Here is the … Read more

All-Time Greatest Newcastle Falcons Players

I reached out for help from some older fans to compile this list of the greatest Newcastle Falcons players of all time. That let me cover legends that I was too young to remember. Deciding on a shortlist of great Newcastle players was hard. Ranking them was even harder! You may not agree with how … Read more

All-Time Greatest London Irish Rugby Players

I spent hours debating a shortlist of the greatest London Irish players in history with some hard-core fans who go back a long way. Choosing a small number of LI legends was hard enough. Ranking them was even harder! You may not agree with how I order these greats. But the write-ups should explain how … Read more

All-Time Greatest Leicester Tigers Players

I got plenty of help from some older fans to compile this list of the greatest Leister Tigers players of all time. That allowed me to cover legends from the early 20th century. Deciding on a shortlist of great Tigers players was hard enough. Ranking them was even harder! You may not agree with how … Read more

All-Time Greatest Exeter Chiefs Rugby Players

Choosing the list of greatest Exeter Chiefs players was challenging for me because many of the candidates played before the 1980s. So, I worked with several older Exeter supporters who gave me enthusiastic descriptions of earlier legends. Then ranking these players in order was an even harder challenge Those decisions are mine! You may not … Read more

All-Time Greatest Bristol Rugby Players

I had some long conversations with Bristol Bears supporters about this list of the greatest Bristol rugby players of all time. Deciding on a shortlist of great Bristolplayers was hard enough. Ranking them was even harder! You may not agree with how we order the legends. But our write-ups should explain how I rate their … Read more

All-Time Greatest Bath Rugby Players

I spent hours debating with Bath fans about this list of the greatest Bath rugby players of all time. Deciding on the ten greatest players at Bath RFC was hard enough. Ranking them in order was even tougher! You may not agree with me, but I’ve given full explanations for how I rate these club … Read more

History Of Gloucester Rugby (The Interesting Bits)

Gloucester Rugby has a fascinating history since the club was founded in the early 1870s. There have been lulls and doldrums but we don’t need to dwell on those. Instead, we’ll cover the most interesting chapters in the story of this great West County club. When Was Gloucester Rugby Founded? My view is that the … Read more