Super Rugby Skills | The New Skills From The Kiwi Sides...

In our previous article on the Kiwi teams' scrum domination tactics, we finished on a brilliant pass from Ryan Crotty to send Ennor through...

Super Rugby Tactics | How The New Zealand Teams Will Win...

The Super Rugby tactics from Round 1 have given us a few hints at what the Kiwi teams are up to when playing for...

Super Rugby Round 1 | The Kiwi Teams’ Scrum Domination Tactics

There's a stereotype persisting among certain commentators that scrums in Super Rugby are an afterthought. If you watch the highlight reel from Super Rugby...

Video: The Warren Gatland Interview in FULL

The Warren Gatland Interview in FULL encompasses a huge number of topics from Warren's playing days with that mighty Waikato side right through to this...

Italy v Wales Tactics | Can Wales Keep Their Unbeaten Streak...

Wales have had an ace start to the 6 Nations in terms of results, beating France and then going back to back to dispatch Italy....

Scotland v Ireland Tactics | Joe Schmidt’s Power Plays In Depth

With Townsend and Schmidt at the helm, the Scotland v Ireland tactics were always going to be on another level. We have already broken...

Italy v Wales | Italy’s Game Management Problems Explained

After Wales almost stumbled against France in their opening 6 Nations match, Italy had a slim chance of an upset here. Italy v Wales at...

Video: Italy v Wales 2019 Six Nations Review

The Italy v Wales 2019 Six Nations match was a frustrating affair with countless unforced errors from both sides. There is no doubt that...

Scotland v Ireland | The Moments That Cost Scotland Victory

In this years 6 Nations, Scotland v Ireland pitted two mastermind coaches against each other. Both Joe Schmidt and Gregor Townsend understand the dark...

Video: Scotland v Ireland 2019 Six Nations Review

The Scotland v Ireland 2019 Six Nations match provided Ireland their fifth win from their last six visits to Edinburgh. It also extended the...

England v France Tactics | Why France Failed to Expose England

France were unceremoniously demolished at Twickenham by an England side that appeared to have no weaknesses. However, the truth is France were sometimes just...

England v France | England’s Multi-Phase Moves Revealed

England v France should have been another tense affair, with England grinding a second win in their first home game of the 6 Nations....

Video: England v France 2019 Six Nations Review

The England v France 2019 Six Nations match was won by England. Not only won, but won by 36 points. Only once before in...

The New England Way Part 1: Defence

"We Go Again" Since 2016, these three simple words, screamed by players and captain alike, symbolise The England Way. Hartley repeated it in the changing rooms...

Scotland v Italy Tactics | Why Italy Can’t Keep Up In...

I don't write this article as a disrespectful criticism of Italy. But after their opening 6 Nations loss to Scotland, a wave a deja-vu must...

Scotland v Italy | Scotland’s Game-Changing Innovation

While other international sides modify structures slightly to suit their purposes, Scotland is busy re-writing the book from scratch. In this Scotland v Italy 6...

Video: Scotland v Italy 2019 Six Nations Review

The Scotland v Italy 2019 Six Nations could well go down as a turning point in Finn Russell's Scottish career, such was his composure...

France v Wales Analysis | Was Wales Win Luck Or Skill?

After Wales overcame a 16 point deficit to beat France, it wasn't entirely clear whether they had earned their victory or were gifted the...

France v Wales | How France Blew A 16 Point Lead

With all the pressure associated with the first game of the 6 Nations, this France v Wales clash was bound to be a spectacle....

Six Nations Momentum Chart

Momentum in the Six Nations can't be ignored. Here we look at graphical representations of what a Six Nations Momentum Chart looks like. Six Nations...

Video: France v Wales 2019 Six Nations Review

The France v Wales 2019 Six Nations match will go down in history as one of the great performances comebacks in the tournaments. Warren...

Ireland v England | Can Joe Schmidt Fix Ireland’s Problems?

As we all sat down to watch Ireland v England, not many of us would have predicted the way in which Joe Schmidt's master...

Ireland v England Tactics | How England Dismantled Ireland

England's tactical approach to beat Ireland was not a subtle one. Starting with their defence, the overwhelming pressure England applied was visible across almost...

Video: Ireland v England 2019 Six Nations Review

The Ireland v England 2019 Six Nations match will go down in history as one of the great performances from England. Stopping Ireland at...

Scotland’s Strengths and Weaknesses for the Upcoming 6 Nations

Scotland's strategy allows for plenty of freedom and creativity, and this can produce some interesting results when they come up against the more structure-obsessed...

Ireland’s New Attacking Plays: What can we Expect this Six Nations?

In today's article, we are going to delve into the advancement of Ireland's Attacking Play. Over the course of 2018, we saw a lot of...

How Ireland’s Weaknesses will be Hidden from 6 Nations Opponents

Ireland has been playing so well recently, the argument could be made they have zero weaknesses. Many nations have tried to exploit Ireland's weaknesses...

Six Nations Momentum Quantified

The draw for a Six Nations tournament attracts a lot of attention. Fans across the world look through the same lens to see how...

Why England’s Tactics are Different to Every Other 6 Nations Side

In this year's 6 Nations, there will be many intelligent and innovative coaches strategising on the big stage. It may be surprising to hear,...

Statistical analysis: England’s try-scoring trends

An analysis of England's try-scoring trends against Tier 1 opposition between 2016 and 2018 – as well as looking at other descriptive measures of...

The Most Effective All Blacks Tactics from their Loss to Ireland

The All Blacks lost to Ireland due to a great number of things the Irish did right. You can read about Ireland’s perfect breakdown...

Statistical analysis: Ireland’s try-scoring trends

An analysis of Ireland's try-scoring trends against Tier 1 opposition between 2016 and 2018 – as well as looking at other descriptive measures of...

How Ireland Used their Perfect Breakdown to Nullify the All Blacks

When trying to beat the All Blacks, the number of tactics that have been used is too many to count. Entire strategies have become...

Video: Six Nations Preview Analysis

In the Six Nations Preview Analysis The 1014 Rugby preview how the Six Nations teams like to play. The following are covered in detail: England's...

Six Nations Home Advantage Quantified

Six Nations Home Advantage Quantified. During this World Cup cycle, England, Ireland, France and Scotland have all beaten every six nations side at least...

French Rugby’s New Golden Generation?

When I was growing up in the 1990's, French rugby seemed so full of flair and imagination. Even the kit was better! Remember those classic...

The 3 Factors that could Deliver Wales a 6 Nations Victory

Although Wales use the same systems as most of their 6 Nations counterparts, they are different in a few key areas. For a 6 Nations...

Video: Six Nations Draw

The Six Nations draw is often underplayed, however, it is one of the most crucial pieces in putting together a successful Six Nations puzzle. This...

How Eddie Jones Almost Won a Hypothetical World Cup Final

England and the All Blacks will begin their World Cup journeys in Japan on different sides of the draw. If Eddie Jones and Steve...

How Steve Hansen used 3 Gameplans during All Blacks Win V...

In less than two minutes the All Blacks found themselves a try down in front of a boisterous Twickenham crowd. A fired up England...