english rugby

    • 2.9.17

      The Sports Teams Who Defied The Apartheid Boycott of South Africa

      While apartheid South Africa came under blanket boycott from many international sporting bodies, there were teams who defied the ban. Those included England cricket and rugby sides, which led to bitter acrimony at home.

    • 1.31.17

      The Cult: Martin Johnson

      In our final Six Nations entry to The Cult, we induct Martin Johnson. He was a man mountain when he captained England, though he couldn’t impose himself on management in quite the same way.

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      The Cult: Tony Stanger

      In honour of the Six Nations, we’ve inducted an iconic rugby player from each country into The Cult. Here, we look to Tony Stanger, the oblivious hero of Scottish rugby.