There are many names for it. Some call it the gentleman’s game. Others call it a hooligan’s game played by gentlemen. Others say it is a game with balls of an odd shape. Whatever moniker it gets, one thing is for sure; rugby is a top-rated game around the world.

The UK and Great Britain are particularly fertile areas for the sport. It has flourished in probably every corner of these countries. England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales are all heavyweights in world rugby.

This site is created to make some lovely observations regarding rugby in the UK and the rest of the world.

Rugby Competitions

There’s a rugby competition going on in roughly every month of the year. From the World Cup to the Sevens series and others, the action literally never stops. There are articles in this site which explore these competitions, including the just concluded Rugby World Cup.

Rugby finally made a return to the Olympics in 2016, and what a spectacle it was in Rio! There is a dedicated article to take us all back to that nostalgic period of memory. What’s more, there’s something further on the most famous rugby clubs.

Great Rugby Players

Some players have, in many ways, brought honour to the game of rugby. These players are worth a mention every time a rugby discussion pops up. This site has played its role by highlighting great players who have blessed the game at different turns.

Over to you then, do the game justice by exploring this site deeper!