Rugby Union

14th Dec 2016 by TSZ

The European Rugby Champions Cup – Historical Overview

After a hugely successful Autumn international series for Northern Hemisphere rugby, focus has returned to the club game this week as the European Rugby Champions Cup has resumed. Here we look back at the history of the competition.

19th Sep 2016 by TSZ

The Development of Video Technology In Sport

The use of video technology has been an increasingly significant aspect of sport for a number of years now, with opinion divided on whether or not it improves the spectacle for fans. TSZ looks at the evolution of video technology, and how it's applied in various sports.

19th Aug 2016 by TSZ

2016 Rugby Championship Preview

The southern hemisphere's premier international Rugby Union tournament - the Rugby Championship - gets underway this weekend. Although Australia took a surprise victory last year, New Zealand will - as always - go in as strong favourites for the title. Can the All Blacks be toppled once more?

29th Jul 2016 by TSZ

Bridging the Hemisphere Gap – North vs South

Much has been made of the contrasting styles of rugby played in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres, but just how big is the gap in quality? TSZ explores the differences between The Six Nations and The Rugby Championship, and what this tells us about the two approaches to play.

8th Jun 2016 by TSZ

Wales v The Southern Hemisphere

The Welsh kick off their tour down under at Auckland this weekend, TSZ looks at how they've done historically against southern hemisphere sides.

19th Apr 2016 by TSZ

Crossing the Divide

The recent acquisition by Sale Sharks of Wigan Warrior Josh Charnley has reignited the debate about whether the biggest stars in the league can cut it in Union. TSZ look at the recent cross-code moves and whether league players can indeed succeed in the other format

18th Mar 2016 by TSZ

Six Nations - The Key Stats - Matchday 5

After the Scots handed the Six Nations crown to England last week, the French will be keen to stop England from achieving the Grand Slam. Here are TSZ's key stats ahead of the final round of Six Nations matches.

11th Mar 2016 by TSZ

Six Nations - The Key Stats - Matchday 4

We're getting to the business end of the 2016 Six Nations tournament and TSZ are looking at the key stats ahead of the games, including what may very well be the decider between England and Wales at Twickenham.

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