International rugby day v.2!

6 years back, #rugbyunited had the idea of an international rugby day. We had a small band go along to watch Moseley vs London Scottish and we hoped it would be widely picked up and would draw people to lower level rugby. Well…. it wasn’t. But we’re...

Bruce Aitchison’s perfect 6 Nations weekend!

    Really pleased to be able to introduce our mate Bruce to the #rugbyunited blog! In these scary times, this made me nostalgic for the international weekends, the walk to the stadium, the gathering of families and friends….. it’s gonna be a...

A problem with boos.

Since the Scotland vs England match at the weekend, there’s been a considerable amount of posts and articles surrounding two themes, boos and booze. Shall we attack the boos first? First up, nobody reading this is daft, Scottish fans booed English kicks, and...

2020 Sydney 7’s Men’s Preview

Men’s 2020 Sydney Sevens Preview To repeat myself…Let’s get the elephant in the room out of the way right off the top! I gave the no Quarterfinals format a shot & I hated it. I would much rather see those exciting head to head quarters than have placements...

2020 Sydney Women’s Sevens Preview

Let’s get the elephant in the room out of the way right off the top! I gave the no Quarterfinals format a shot & I hated it. I would much rather see those exciting head to head quarters than have placements solely decided by pool performance. I also think we need...

Hamilton Sevens Preview

Hamilton Sevens Preview We’re six months away from the kickoff of Tokyo 2020 and the pressure is ramping up for spots on the plane to Japan for the teams involved and the competition level on the field is rising as a result. On the Series itself, the format shifts in...