As Rio approaches more athletes are drawn to the opportunity to compete for their country in sevens rugby. In our last Royal Lyme sevens rugby series blog we featured some of the big stars looking to shine in Rio. Continue reading
Rugby Sevens will join the ranks of Olympic sports this year when 12 teams will contest for the gold medal. Men’s and women’s teams will showcase their skills on sport’s biggest stage, taking the fast paced sport to a new global audience. Continue reading
Every debate on the greatest rugby player features some true legends of the game and a name which constantly features is Richie McCaw. Continue reading
The midfield maestros that form the centre partnership are the focus of the latest Royall Lyme Rugby World Cup XV squad selection. While it was tempting to pick an established partnership, I went instead for two players who each excelled for their countries in the 12 and 13 shirts.
The two players selected on the wings for the Royall Lyme Rugby World Cup XV are among the players who had the most impact on my professional career but for very different reasons.
The No 10 shirt for the Royall Lyme Rugby World Cup XV goes to England’s Jonny Wilkinson. Remembered for the kick that won a world cup, Wilkinson brought a precision and dedication to the role of fly half that few could match. Continue reading