Joe Harvey and Chris Heal were on the road as they visited Sale Sharks. The pair chatted to TRU columnists Josh Beaumont & Simon Hammersley, Sam & Luke James, Marland Yarde and Johnny Leota ahead of the new Gallagher Premiership season.
Two Tyrrells Premier 15s finals for Harlequins have ended in two defeats against Saracens, but their second-row Abbie Scott feels that the new arrivals at the club this summer can help them take the next step towards silverware.
When Northampton Saints stand-off/centre Rory Hutchinson comes off the bench for Scotland on Saturday evening to earn his first full international cap, it will not just be those near Franklin’s Gardens and north of the border who will be cheering.
After speaking to the New England Free Jacks CEO, Alex Magleby, Joe Harvey also chatted to the side’s Head Coach, Josh Smith, about their preparations for their inaugural season in Major League Rugby, as well as what he hopes to achieve.
Last weekend saw the beginning of many of the northern hemisphere’s pre-Rugby World Cup campaigns. One of these games took place at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. With Joe Schmidt’s Ireland playing Six Nations rivals, Italy.
Next month, Rachel Malcolm will hope to be part of new head coach Philip Doyle’s first Scotland Women’s squad that jets off to South Africa for two Test matches, but of late, all of her focus has been closer to home.
Jamie Ritchie does not turn 23 until later this month, but the exciting back-row player has packed a lot into his life so far and one of the pinnacles of his rugby career could be just around the corner.
In the early hours of Sunday morning, Talking Rugby Union’s Joe Harvey watched the USA take on Canada in Glendale. Here’s what Joe made of performance from both teams and how MLR will help both the teams be more competitive in Japan this autumn.
On the rugby pitch, Lauren Harris has had to tackle a lot of tough opponents over the years - and now she is looking to tackle another tough subject and break down some barriers as she launches her own clothing brand.
With a place at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on the line in Colomiers, Talking Rugby Union will be in France for the event and with some of the World Series’ biggest names taking part, Joe Harvey has penned his preview ahead of this weekend’s action.
This week Strathmore Rugby Club Community Trust welcomed The Earl and Countess of Forfar to Perthshire to showcase all of the great projects that are going on to take the sport to as wide an audience as possible.
It is still over two months until the Rugby World Cup kicks off in Japan, but the USA national team are already in camp gearing up for the Pacific Nations Cup where the side will play Japan, Samoa and the old enemy, Canada.
Former Exeter Chief Matt Jess discusses this weekend’s South West Beach Rugby festival which aims to raise awareness for mental health + he talks about his transition out of professional rugby, representing Taunton and his new venture with Cornish Pirates.