Which Countries Have Won The Rugby World Cup?

Four countries have won the Rugby World Cup since it began. New Zealand won the inaugural cup in 1987 and won again in 2011 and 2015. South Africa won in 1995, 2007, and 2019. Australia won in 1991 and 1999, while England have one once in 2003. This table lays out the timeline of world … Read more

Big List Of Irish Rugby Player Names

Here are the names of Irish rugby players who played for Ireland over a period of 25 years since the sport went professional. The International Rugby Board agreed to allow professional rugby in August 1995. But the Irish authorities dragged their heels reluctantly to enter the new era. This is why I’ve set the start … Read more

11 Types Of Rugby Passes (Explained)

Are there really eleven types of passes in rugby? Maybe not! Some of the types we’ll describe in this article are close variations. However, you’ll hear these passing terms being used by coaches and commentators. You’ll enjoy the sport better if you’re familiar with the variety of passes in rugby. Types Of Passes In Rugby … Read more

How Many South African Rugby Players Play In England? (2022)

There are forty-five South African rugby players currently playing in the England Premiership Rugby tournament. The players are spread across ten clubs, with Sale Sharks having the highest number. Seven players have been in recent Springbok squads. This article gives you the list of South African rugby players in each Premiership club. We’ll also dive … Read more

When Do Professional Rugby Players Retire? (Statistics)

How old are professional rugby players when they retire? And does the position they pay in influence their retirement age? This article calculates the general age of retirement based on nearly 500 professional rugby players in England. What Age Do Professional Rugby Players Retire? The average retirement age for professional rugby players in England is … Read more

How Much Do Toulouse Rugby Players Earn? (2022)

This article looks at the salaries of rugby players at Toulouse in the French Top 14. We also identify the highest earners at the club. Of course, individual salaries at Stade Toulousain (Toulouse) are private contracts. The details are rarely made public by the club. However, the French regulators publish general statistics on pay. We … Read more

How Much Do Toulon Rugby Players Earn? (2022)

This article looks at the salaries of rugby players at Toulon in the French Top 14. We also identify the highest earners at the club. Of course, individual salaries at rugby clubs are private contracts. The details are rarely made public by RC Toulonnais. However, the French regulators publish general statistics on pay. We can … Read more

How Much Do Racing 92 Players Earn? (2022)

This article looks at the salaries of rugby players at Racing 92 in the French Top 14. We also identify the highest earners at the club. Of course, individual salaries at rugby clubs are private contracts. The details are rarely made public by the club. However, the French regulators publish general statistics on pay. We … Read more

How Much Do Stade Francais Rugby Players Earn? (2022)

This article looks at the salaries of rugby players at Stade Francais in the French Top 14. We also identify the highest earners at the club. Of course, individual salaries are private contracts and the details are rarely published by the club. However, the French regulators publish general statistics on pay. We can make reasonable … Read more

How Much Do Montpellier Rugby Players Earn? (2022)

This article looks at the salaries of rugby players at Montpellier in the French Top 14. It’s true that individual salaries are private contracts and the details are seldom made public by the club. However, several companies associated with players publish annual statistics and other details. We can make reasonble estimates on averages and salary … Read more