The Aviva Premiership salary cap should stay!

Ulster v Leicester

There has been immense debate over the last few days regarding the salary cap in the Aviva Premiership and whether it has prevented English clubs from competing in Europe. From all the talk, one would have thought that Premiership sides had a torrid time in the Heineken Cup last weekend, however was that really the […]

Danny Care excluded from 6 Nations

Danny Care in England jersey

England scrumhalf Danny Care has been excluded from England’s Six Nations campaign following his arrest on suspicion of drink driving in the early hours of New Year’s Day. Coming just weeks after another alcohol-related offence on December 10, Care was also fined £10,000 by Harlequins and will be required to work on the club’s inner […]

Writers wanted

Write for Pink Rugby

Are you passionate about rugby and your team? Do you want to write about it?  Pink Rugby is now looking for writers to start contributing immediately. We are looking for people to cover the following; (If you are intersted in writing for something that has already been taken, please still get in touch as we […]

Wilkinson retires from International rugby

Jonny Wilkinson retires from England jersey

English legend Jonny Wilkinson has announced his retirement from International rugby today. In a statement issued on his website www.jonnywilkinson.com, Wilkinson thanked his supporters and explained the reasons behind his decision. ‘The time has come, however, for me to realise that I have gone as far as I can go with this England team and […]

English team lack class

England Rugby's Young Guns

*UPDATED November 11, 2011 9:35PM (see below for more details) The English team are to set to arrive home after their quarter final exit in the Rugby World Cup with yet another scandal following in their wake. Skipper Lewis Moody blatantly disregarded IRB law and wore a branded mouthguard in their final match against France. […]

RFU places bets on Rugby World Cup

England Coach Martin Johnson

England Rugby’s Governing body, the RFU has placed bets totalling around £250,000 on England being successful at the World Cup later this year, according to the Guardian Newspaper. The wagers have been taken out through a consortium of bookmakers to cover £2.25m of bonuses it would need to pay if England progress to the latter […]

Ben Cohen

Ben Cohen shirtless

In honour of England’s victory in the Six Nations this past weekend, the Player of the Week award has been dedicated to England and Sale Shark’s Ben Cohen. You can follow Ben on twitter @RugbyBenCohen Player Stats D.O.B:  September 14, 1978 Height:  1.88m Nickname: Big Ben Position:  Wing, Outside Centre Rugby Team:  Sale Sharks National […]

England Rugby: Class of 2011

England Rugby's Young Guns

This Saturday England travel to Dublin in search of their first grand slam and Six Nations title since 2003. Funny, that year sounds familiar. It comes as some surprise that in those seven years since the last grand slam and also that world cup win in Australia, that England have rarely been pushing for a […]

Matt Stevens sniffs comeback

Matt Stevens sniffs comeback at Saracens

Matt Stevens has made his comeback after a two-year ban for cocaine use today playing for Saracen’s Storm (A team) in a 39-29 victory against London Wasps. The England and Lions prop failed a drugs test in December 2008 when playing for Bath, the subsequent two-year ban in 2009 made headlines around the world. This […]