Can anybody stop the All Blacks in The Land of The Rising Sun?

Can anybody stop the All Blacks in The Land of The Rising Sun?

Can anybody stop the All Blacks in The Land of The Rising Sun?

September sees the Rugby World Cup head to Asia for the first time as Japan plays host to the ninth version of the sport’s most prestigious event.

Perennial favourites New Zealand will be aiming to win the tournament for a third successive time, but there are a host of other nations who’ll believe they can lift the trophy when the final is played in Yokohama on November 2nd.

Rugby World Cup - Japan 2019

Rugby World Cup - Japan 2019

This Friday, the 20th of September, Japan welcomes the Rugby World Cup to its home for the very first time, and it is the most highly anticipated rendition in the history of the sport.

During the build up to the tournament we will provide you with a more in depth look into the teams and players that will lighten up the Japanese skies, for now see below some the key information regarding the infrastructure and important dates for your diaries.

The Championship – Football’s equivalent of a marathon in knee deep water

The Championship – Football’s equivalent of a marathon in knee deep water

Admittedly, a non die hard (Cardiff City) fan with just enough instinctive tribalism to feel the need to aim the odd obscenity at a thankless referee for just doing his job to a relatively good level; The Championship is where we have spent most of our recent footballing history. We have good company in that sense. The yo-yo effect of a team that is not quite sustainable in the elite Premier company, but far too much of a sleeping giant to last too many years below the 2nd division, seemingly ends up in this pit of doom.