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Rugby Union Tag Archive

How did the teams at the Rugby World Cup rate?

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It would be fair to say Rugby World Cup 2019 did not disappoint. Many countries used the opportunity of the World Cup to make a statement on the international stage. Established...

Black History Month: the greatest black athletes

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The Courier's Sport writers celebrate Black History Month by profiling some of the most succesful and inspirational black sports stars of all time....

Japan blossom to dump Scots Out of World Cup

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Sport Editor and Scotland fan, Rory Ewart, dissects his team's performance against a blossoming Japan side...

I’m soy into you: a taste of Tokyo

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Charlotte Boulton recounts the highlights of her summertime trip to Tokyo. ...

Newcastle Falcons fly to St James’ Park

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Rebecca Johnson previews the clash between Newcastle Falcons and Sale Sharks at St James' Park on Saturday 23rd February. ...

Should we have time for TMO?

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Bruce Skelton looks at the use of TMO in rugby. ...

How long? Managers who created a legacy

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Wenger’s reign is finally coming to an end, so we look back at some of the managers in charge for a very, very long time...

Women’s rugby saved by first win of season

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Amie Walker reports Womens Rugby firsts' fight for Premiership survival in a tasty play-off clash against Manchester...

Local legends: A round-up of North-East sports

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With the seasons of many sports clubs from the North-East either already over or are heading to their final stages, our writers take a look at the mixed fortunes of several teams...

The Big Win: Newcastle come out on top in rugby clash

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Sports Editor Mark Sleightholm reports on Newcastle's 28-21 win over Northumbria as the men's rugby firsts went head to heat at St James' Park...