Scott Higginbotham named as Queensland Reds captain

Scott Higginbotham has been named as the Queensland Reds captain to lead new Head Coach Brad Thorn’s 2018 Super Rugby campaign. Higginbotham, 31, will be the 117th Queenland captain to lead the Reds out of its team’s 136 year history in representative rugby. He has played for the Reds before back in 2008-2012 before joining …

Australian 7s mens side to be drawn in a tough Pool B for the 2018 Commonwealth Games

The Australian 7s Mens team will have go through the Group of Death from band five when they face England, Samoa and Jamaica. The full 2018 draw of the Commonwealth Games Rugby 7s tourmanent was recently announced just a while ago at the CBUS Super Stadium in Gold Coast, Queensland. That is not going to …

Getting to know Dylan Pietsch

Dylan Pietsch will make his return to the Australian 7s side this weekend at FMG Stadium for the Waikato Sevens in New Zealand. He is the youngest member in this squad at the age of 19 having made his HSBC Sevens World Series debut in Wellington, New Zealand one year ago. However, his promising start …

Could Roger Tuivasa-Sheck be about to defect from Rugby League to Rugby Union?

First come Sonny Bill Williams, the next star transition from League to Union could come at the expense of Roger Tuivasa-Sheck. This is any League player’s dream to try out another code in Union so they can minutes on the board in club/provincal rugby before aiming to throw himself in the reckoning via selection for …

The Australian 7s squad name three changes ahead of this weekend’s Hamilton 7s in Waikato, New Zealand

Having seen the Australian 7s side won last weekend’s Sydney 7s tournament at home soil, Team Coach Andy Friend has made three changes ahead of this weekend’s Hamilton 7s over in Waikato, New Zealand. Which players will or won’t be playing this weekend? Veteran Scrum Half James Stannard will Captain the Australian 7s side in …

Feature: Charlotte Barbarians Rugby Club

The Charlotte Barbarians squad pictured after their last game We usually watch American sports on TV every weekend but not English based sports on a regular basis. Move over Football, take over Rugby as the game of this sport is invented in 1823 named after Rugby School in England when William Webb Ellis caught the …