Who Owns Wasps Rugby? (Explained)

Wasps Rugby Football Club has a turbulent history of changing owners in recent times – along with changing the club name and their home stadium (several times). This article takes a close look at the backgrounds of the former and current owners of Wasps Rugby. Who Owns Wasps Rugby? Wasps rugby club is owned by … Read more

Who Owns Harlequins Rugby Club? (Explained)

This article takes a close look at the business backgrounds of the current and former owners of Harlequins Rugby Football Club. Who Owns Harlequins Rugby? Harlequins Rugby is owned by investment partners Duncan Saville and Charles Jillings, who first bought significant shares in the club in 1997. Saville’s early financial success was in the UK … Read more

Leicester Tigers: Interesting Facts

I’ve rounded up some of the most common questions asked about the Leicester Tigers, starting with how they got their name. Why Are Leicester Rugby Called Tigers? Leicester Rugby Club has been called the Tigers since the 1880s as evidenced by a local newspaper using the nickname in an 1885 match report. Most credit this … Read more

Who Owns Leicester Tigers? (Explained)

This article takes a close look at the current owners of Leicester Tigers. The professional rugby club is officially named the Leicester Football Club but is commonly known as the Leicester Tigers. Who Owns Leicester Tigers? The Leicester Tigers rugby club is a public limited company owned by shareholders. Two English businessmen own the majority … Read more

How Many Players Are On A Rugby Team? (Explained)

If you’re wondering how many players are on a rugby team, then we need to establish which version of rugby you’re asking about. There are at least ten different variants of rugby played across the world. They differ in both rules and the number of players and substitutes on a team. This article covers most … Read more

Who Owns Bath Rugby? (Past And Present)

This article takes a close look at the business and rugby backgrounds of the former and current owners of Bath Rugby Football Club. Who Owns Bath Rugby? Bath Rugby is owned by Bruce Craig, a Somerset businessman who bought the club in 2010 from previous owner Andrew Brownsword. Craig gained a substantial payout when his … Read more

Positions And Roles In Sevens Rugby

There are seven players on the field in a Rugby 7s team. Although all positions call for running and passing skills, some positions have very specific roles in set-piece, attack, and defense. This article is a round-up of all positions and roles in sevens rugby. You’ll find links to articles that go more in-depth into … Read more

Role Of The Winger In Sevens Rugby (Explained)

This article looks at the position and role of the winger in sevens rugby. I’ve got some great video clips to illustrate the diverse attacking skills of Wingers in sevens rugby. What Is A Winger In Rugby Sevens? Wingers in sevens rugby are typically the fastest players in a squad with high acceleration to reach … Read more

Role Of The Center In Sevens Rugby (Explained)

This article looks at the position and role of the center in sevens rugby. I’ve got some great video clips to illustrate the diverse attacking and defensive skills of centers in sevens rugby. What Is A Center In Rugby Sevens? The center in sevens rugby is a strong ball carrier who can bring the ball … Read more

The Fly-half In Sevens Rugby (Explained)

This article looks at the position and role of the fly-half in sevens rugby. The fly-half may also be called the outhalf or the standoff. I’ve got some great video clips to illustrate some of the skills of fly-halves in sevens rugby. What Is A Fly-half In Rugby Sevens? Fly-halves in sevens rugby are one … Read more