Rugby World Cup Team Profiles – Pool B
The Rugby World Cup 2011 starts on the 9 September until the 23 October 2011. The following article is an outline of the teams that will be featuring from pool B.Rugby World Cup 2011 – Pool A Teams
The 2011 Rugby World Cup is being hosted in New Zealand and as a way of introducing the teams to people I’ve created four articles that look at a brief assessment of the teams history, tournament strengths and weaknesses and also there star players. This first article is based on pool A, which features the teams Canada, France, Japan, New Zealand and Tonga – it is part of a series of 4 articles.The Future of the Scrum, Is It Ruining Rugby?
Rugby Union is a complex physical sport, which continually has talking points on how the game is played from a safety and entertainment point of view. The scrum is currently at the forefront and has raised many questions.The GB Lions Dominate the Rugby League Ashes
The Ashes is the name given to the trophy awarded to the winner of a Rugby League test series between Great Britain and Australia. The format used is usually that three matches are played, with the winning team being decided on the basis of most matches won. The team representing Great Britain were originally known as the Northern Union after the sport’s govorning body and the team representing Australia were and still are known as the Kangaroos.Australia Dominate the Rugby League Ashes
Although the Kangaroos have been dominant in recent years, they are only slightly ahead in terms of series and Test matches won. Ashes Series won show Australia 20 and GB 19. Test Matches won show Australia 59 GB 55. The Australian Kangaroos currently hold the Ashes and have done since 1973 although they have not been contested since 2003 and not on Australian soil since 1992.