Nick Powell, Print Sport Editor, reviews the third week of the Rugby World Cup. A hectic week of World Cup Rugby brought us closer to discovering who the last eight will be, whilst producing more drama as the group stage reached its climax. It wasn’t drama everywhere, with New Zealand winning by 63 then 62 […]
Nick Powell, Online Sport Editor, reviews the first 10 days of the ongoing Rugby World Cup. It’s been a superb and unpredictable start to the Rugby World Cup and after 18 of the 48 games, we find ourselves with more questions than answers. At first, things seemed to be following a similar pattern to previous […]
By Michael Rudling It is the best passage of Ashes cricket in decades. The unmovable, unshakable Steve Smith ducks and weaves and whacks rocket after rocket from quick young debutant Jofra Archer. Archer cracks one into Smith’s arm; Smith smashes one through the covers. It is team sport reduced to a simple, one-on-one cage fight […]
By James Bagby Megan Rapinoe shot to prominence with 6 goals and 3 assists seeing U.S.A. to their 4th women’s World Cup. However, more recently it’s her actions off the field which have made her more relevant in the public eye. Her extravagant celebrations drew criticism and she has not been afraid to use her […]
Chiefs Pull Away to Seal Top Spot Exeter Chiefs 40-21 Northampton Saints (21-21) Exeter Chiefs secured top spot in the Gallagher Premiership table as they scored six tries to power past Northampton Saints with a clinical second-half performance. Saints failed to score a point in the second half, but were guaranteed a place in the […]
In this first instalment of The Long Game, Michael Rudling looks at three cricket ‘prodigies’ whose outstanding natural ability and potential left fans expecting more.
With the Premier League set to welcome VAR for the 2019-20 season, Ed Alexander considers its possible threat to the beautiful game.
After finishing 2018-19 with a 6th place league finish and defeat at home to Cardiff on the final day of the season, Manchester United are seemingly floundering once again – despite the Solskjaer’s medium-lived honeymoon phase. Sport writer Rhodri Evans takes a diagnostic look at the club.
With the conclusion of the second Test Match of three in the Caribbean between the West Indies and England, many questions have been raised over the quality of this England side. Especially when that same squad came into the series off the back of an away whitewash, 3-0, in Sri Lanka and a flattering but […]
West Indies 289 (Hetmyer 81*, Anderson 5-46) and 415 for 6 dec (Holder 202*, Dowrich 116*) beat England 77 (Roach 5-17) and 246 (Burns 84, Chase 8-60) by 381 runs Selection blunder leaves toothless England to hard yards in the field. Local boys: Jason Holder, Kemar Roach, Shane Dowrich and Roston Chase shine as the West Indies subjected […]