Team Talk

Six Nations: XV team of Round 1

The two months since the end of the autumn internationals has seemed to crawl by, but at last, international rugby is back.
9 February 2015

TRU Exclusive: Paul Sackey talks England and Six Nations

Ex-England international Paul Sackey gives us his thoughts on England this Six Nations, as well as the emerging talent rising to the top in his old position on the wing.
5 February 2015

U20s Six Nations: Ones to Watch

The Six Nations isn’t the only tournament to kick off this coming weekend, as the U20 edition of the competition also gets underway.
3 February 2015

TRU's Position Watch - Full-Backs

We wrap up our ‘Position Watch’ series this week, by taking a look at the Aviva Premiership’s best full-backs.
2 February 2015

TRU's Position Watch - Wingers

Our penultimate Position Watch focuses on the Aviva Premiership’s wingers and in a season where tries have been in anything but short supply, the quality is high.
29 January 2015

Social Media: Championship clubs

Last week, we looked at how the top 12 teams in the country use social media and what benefits it gives them.
28 January 2015

England Students vs. Portugal Starting XV Announcement

England Students will face Portugal on Saturday 24th of January in the University Stadium of Lisbon, kicking off at 6pm.
23 January 2015

Social Media: The Premiership clubs

Social media is certainly an ever present in sport in the 21st century. The likes of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram have continued to grow and now play a major part for sports teams of all levels.
21 January 2015

ERCC XV Team of Round 5

Round 5 of the European Rugby Champions Cup was another feather in the cap of the new competition, offering up an abundance of tries, end-to-end excitement and compelling contests throughout.
19 January 2015

Rugby stars embark on Arctic Rugby Challenge 2015

Delivering the Rugby World Cup on home soil stands as England’s biggest challenge in 2015 and two former Red Rose stars are looking to inspire Stuart Lancaster’s men with a world record that will see them take rugby to the North Pole.
15 January 2015

TRU's Position Watch - Inside Centre

The pack and the half-backs are all done and dusted and we’re now on the home straight as we the run the rule over the Aviva Premiership’s inside centres.
14 January 2015

The Humble Drop Goal: 8 of the Best

The latest round of Aviva Premiership action saw London Irish edge a thrilling encounter versus Exeter Chiefs with the age old crowd favourite; a last play of the game Wilko-esque drop goal, supplied by from Shane Geraghty.
12 January 2015

TRU's Aviva Premiership XV TOTW Round 13

Thirteen may be an unlucky number for some, but not these guys, who all make our XV of the Week from Round 13 of the Aviva Premiership.
12 January 2015

TRU's Position Watch - Fly-Halves

The spotlight is on the Aviva Premiership’s fly-halves this week and with all of the players in the top six having legitimate claims on the number one spot, there is no doubt that these have been the hardest rankings to discern thus far.
7 January 2015

TRU's Position Watch - Number Eight

Having taken a brief sojourn during the international and European weekends, TRU’s Position Watch returns this week, with the Aviva Premiership’s number eights the focus of attention.
25 December 2014

TRU's Rugby Stock Watch - Week 16

With derbies occurring across the British Isles this weekend, there are few greater opportunities for players to raise their stock in the eyes of their national coaches.
23 December 2014

TRU's Rugby Stock Watch - Week 14

Another completely compelling weekend of European rugby is in the books and here is your latest Stock Watch, taking a look at who bolstered their reputation this weekend and who saw their stock plummet. Enjoy.
16 December 2014

TRU's European Rugby Champions Cup XV Round 4

Following Round 4, European rugby takes some hard-earned time off for the Christmas period, returning in January, but before it begins its festive sojourn, we bring you the final European Rugby Champions Cup XV of the Week in 2014. As ever, let us know where you agree and disagree with our picks.
15 December 2014

TRU's Rugby Stock Watch - Week 13

The home nations enjoyed a good weekend on their return to European rugby, generally impressing against the star-studded squads of the Top 14 and this week’s Stock Watch reflects that with a number of prominent risers.
9 December 2014

TRU's European Rugby Champions Cup XV

European rugby was back with a bang this weekend, as the European Rugby Champions Cup Round 3 was the centre of attention in the rugby world. We poured over 800 minutes of intense, compelling rugby to bring you our XV of the week. How does our team stack up against yours? Let us know.
8 December 2014