With the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan just days away, the 20 teams arriving on the shores of ‘the Land of the Rising Sun’ are preparing for what could be the most unpredictable World Cup yet.
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After Wales’ third Grand Slam victory under Warren Gatland, The Gryphon takes a look back at what each team can take away from the tournament leading up to the World Cup. [Image Credit: BBC] Wales […]
Image Credit [BBC] Eddie Jones was probably the only Jones in Cardiff unhappy with the 21-13 win to Wales in Round 3 of the the Six Nations. Touted by many as the “Grand Slam decider”, […]
Image Credit: [Evening Standard] If Ireland vs England comprised the main course of this weekend’s action, France vs Wales on Friday evening promised to be a tantalising appetiser. Fielding the heaviest pack in test history […]
Image Credit [Adrian Dennis] The Gryphon looks ahead at what to expect in the Northern Hemisphere’s premier tournament. February is upon us, which means only one thing; it’s Six Nations time. With this year also […]
Image Credit: [@GarethThomas4/ Twitter] The rugby community showed support for ex-Welsh player Gareth Thomas following a homophobic attack Even in 2018, sport still has a lot to do when it comes to tackling homophobia, and, […]
Image Credit: Irish Independent New Zealand’s recent form in the Autumn Internationals has led to questions about their prospects for the 2019 World Cup in Japan New Zealand, the number one ranked side in the […]
Image Credit: [Robbie Cairns] Despite many knowing before kick-off that the University of Leeds had secured their first ever Varsity win, the atmosphere was no less electric than in years past. With the rugby union […]
Image Credit [Leeds Varsity] Despite the university year just starting, the University of Leeds sports teams’ preparation are well under way, training hard for their biggest sports extravaganza of the year: Varsity 2018. Occurring on […]