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England’s Rugby Realities (2)

Just as we are all ruminating on the right structures to give England rugby success, some fascinating takes have appeared in the press on the England coaching job by Rob Baxter and then Mark McCall.

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England’s Rugby Realities

I said it was complicated and in a whole generation of English rugby, only three groups have ever been really successful and all three had the same characteristics.

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Six Nations – a (dis)passionate look back.

Rugby romance, drama and crass stupidity at the close in Cardiff was a stunning feature of an ultimately predictable Six Nations as France and Ireland were streets ahead of the rest. I am not one for shouting at the television, and hardly when Wales is playing Italy.

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Exclusive Offer! Free Tickets to Italy v Wales in Rome!

For every two cases (12 bottles) you purchase from the Collalbrigo Estate collection you will receive a complimentary ticket to the Six Nations clash between Italy and Ireland in Rome on Sunday 24th February.

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DESTINATION RUGBY RULES

It used to be that once the Six Nations was over, sell out rugby grounds were at a huge premium and confined to major finals. No longer, as has been proven since England were squeezed out of a Double Grand Slam by a highly disciplined Irish team. Consider the following

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European Clubs Go International As Saracens Set The Standard

No sooner did the Six Nations pass into recent history than the European Champions and Challenge Cup quarter finals burst onto the scene. I watched two games in Dublin in quick succession and it was fascinating to compare. No doubt that the stakes were high as England made their tilt for a Double Grand Slam and with Ireland apparently creaking after a disjointed performance lacking creativity in Cardiff.

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