Tag Archives: Rugby Championship

NO TRY – World Rugby’s Nations Championship proposal is ruled out

World Rugby has abandoned its plans to launch a new Nations Championship competition after failing to get the necessary support for the project. World Rugby required unanimous backing from the ten nations who comprise the Six Nations and the Rugby Championship by 19 June 2019, however this was never achieved. Sports Shorts previously discussed the … Continue Reading

A ‘Nations Championship’ for Rugby Union – One for the TMO to Review?

World Rugby intends to tinker with the international fixture list by creating a Nations Championship competition, as confirmed in their recent statement. The launch is rumoured to be planned for early next year, however this latest proposal might be kicked into touch quicker than an Englishman can bring up Jonny Wilkinson’s left boot to an … Continue Reading

The 2017 6 Nations Championship – The Year of the Bonus Point?

For some, mainly rugby fans, the 6 Nations Championship truly represents the most wonderful time of the year. 15 test matches played over 7 weekends provide an opportunity to renew sporting and national rivalries in one of sports great annual competitions. In the last 2 years the rugby has culminated in nail-biting finishes with Ireland’s … Continue Reading
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