The Rugby World Cup Race Is On

The Rugby World Cup Race Is On

When Ireland disrupted a Welsh scrum in the 12th minute on Saturday afternoon, the long-term damage caused could be pivotal to Wales’ Rugby World Cup ambitions. Prop Samson Lee was left with a ruptured Achilles tendon and now faces a race to be fit for the grand...
Lovell Rugby meets… Jordan Crane

Lovell Rugby meets… Jordan Crane

In the mix of 16 forwards on the pitch at Welford Road, it is easy to pick out Jordan Crane from the crowd. Rarely does the Tigers number 8 tower above the rest of the players, however his ‘baby blue’ Impact Head Guard always catches the eye. We recently...
How are the converts getting on?

How are the converts getting on?

We’re now less than 200 days away from the start of the Rugby World Cup and the discussions over who will and will not be selected to represent their country on Rugby Union’s Grand Stage are now well underway. We’ve been keeping an eye on the action...
Lovell Rugby meets… Nick Abendanon

Lovell Rugby meets… Nick Abendanon

New season, new team, new country. It was all change for Nick Abendanon when he moved from Bath to Clermont Auvergne during the off season last summer, however the full-back seems to have settled quickly if his performances are anything to go by. South African born,...
Lovell Rugby meets… Greig Laidlaw

Lovell Rugby meets… Greig Laidlaw

Prior to the 6 Nations kicking off, we were given the opportunity to sit down with Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw at adidas HQ to discuss all things rugby and get the answers to the questions that really matter, such as what is favourite movie quote is. Edinburgh...