European Rugby

The Ramifications of Rugby's Revamp

Tom Mellor | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Sport
Tom Mellor

It has been well documented how the new competition will be formatted but to recap - there will be seven teams from the Pro12, six teams each from the Aviva Premiership and the French Top 14, with a seventh place available to one of them based on a play-off.

Rugby: Shifting Sands in The European Rugby Meltdown

Eoghan Hickey | Posted 29.03.2014 | UK Sport
Eoghan Hickey

Alternate proposals to fill the void left by an absent European Cup have considerably more failings than any imperfections they were dreamt up to fix. Remember that the two main reasons for the current European shambles are a dissatisfaction with the lack of meritocracy, and a skewed distribution of remuneration.

Don't Let English Clubs Mess With Premiership Calendar

Windsor Roberts | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK Sport
Windsor Roberts

The Premier League final could be moved from its logical place at the end of the domestic season to a new slot in late January or early February to make room for a new cross-border competition, under controversial plans from England's top clubs.

Stuart Hogg: The Latest Rugby Star to Emerge From the Scottish Borders

Brodie Smithers | Posted 02.05.2012 | UK
Brodie Smithers

Scottish Rugby fans have had little to cheer about in the Six Nations so far this year. The northern hemisphere's flagship tournament has seen the Scots post three losses from three games.