A first for Ray’s Rugby, a video podcast assessing the aspirations of 60 players as they vie for one of the 31 spots on Canada’s final World Cup roster.
Some musings from the weekend about Uruguay’s historic victory in Montevideo, the Gold Coast 7s, and the shambles that has become Australian rugby.
Back in earnest tomorrow evening, in the meantime here’s a bunch of good articles from around the web worth checking out.
A few words on the preposterious rebranding of the IRB, a terrible turnout at the Gold Coast, the classy All Blacks, and some weird jersey choices.
It’s time for round 2 of the Americas 2 World Cup qualifier between Uruguay and the United States, and this one is for all the marbles after the draw in Montevideo.
One step forward and one step back, waaay back. Describing the American performance in Montevideo as anything but awful would be disingenuous.
The Americas 2 qualification is a two-leg race, but one good game should get the job done, if done right. There’s no reason the Eagles can’t achieve that on Saturday.
Mike Tolkin has named his squad charged with assuring the Eagles’ place in the 2015 World Cup, with Toby L’Estrange primed to run things at no10.
Chalk up another win for the All Blacks, a complete of Argentina in Mendoza, and a game of who can play worse in Toronto as we review the weekend’s results.
It’s a repeat of last week’s fixtures, only now the home teams have swapped. Some new faces appear in the Championship, and some bruised ones wrestle once more in Toronto.