Rory Best says northern hemisphere nations should play through the summer

Rory Best says the coronavirus crisis could offer northern hemisphere nations a chance to road test summer rugby with a view to aligning their seasons with their southern counterparts. Do northern hemisphere players and fans feel rugby is a summer sport? The former Ireland captain believes southern hemisphere nations’ historical dominance at World Cup time…

Ireland sweep the board

In Monaco this week Ireland won the triple crown, not on the field, but at the World Rugby Awards, winning the Team, Player (Johnny Sexton) and Coach (Joe Schmidt) of the Year awards. A fantastic achievement and truly deserved. As a scrum half, I personally would of loved to see Faf De Klerk win the…