The Arctic Rugby Challenge sees ten men, led by former Rugby Union Internationals Tim Stimpson and Ollie Phillips, trek to the Magnetic North Pole where they will be aiming to set a Guinness World Record by playing the northernmost game of rugby.
With the Six Nations sides on a bye week, we decided to put together a British and Irish Lions XV for their 2017 tour to New Zealand, factoring in current form and prospective standing in the game in two years’ time.
With a brief lull in the Six Nations, we’ve given ourselves a license to have a bit of fun this week and we bring you our wish-list of sporting stars that we would love to see grace a rugby union pitch.
The world of sport is a multi-billion dollar industry. Yesterday the English Premier League signed a TV deal with Sky and BT valued at £5.1 billion for domestic football matches. This rates the EPL at no.2 in the world of TV rights behind the mighty NFL.