Bright and early we talk about Leicester’s loss being Edinburgh’s gain and the slight issue with the dress code in Clermont
Adam Hathaway says Leicester must wonder just why it was they sacked Richard Cockerill and asks why it took 40 minutes for sanity to prevail in Clermont. RugbySpy’s record with predictions is not exactly at the Mystic Meg level but we have at least got one right in...read more
This week we encourage the Referee not to make friends with the players and unusually offer the RFU a pat on the back
Adam Hathaway, rugby correspondent of The People, says that referees should put the players back in their boxes and stop coaching them as well and finally gives the RFU a pat on the back. We are going to sound like the old bloke nursing half a bitter in the back of...read more
Adam Hathaway looks at one of the more unsung heroes in a champion side, and how they miss him when he is not about, and has three wishes for 2019. Brad Barritt might never play for England again after winning 26 caps, under then-head coach Stuart Lancaster, from 2012...read more
Warmed up after the weekend? Today we salute the die-hard rugby fan and report on a new face in the Wallaby camp
Adam Hathaway, rugby correspondent of The People, looks in awe at rugby’s band of bad weather fans and reports on an old, new face in the Wallabies set-up. If you attended a rugby match on Saturday then you can have an official RugbySpy pat on the back for braving the...read more
With a midweek round up we talk about a state of the art stadium and could there be rugby changes closer to home?
Adam Hathaway reports on a visit to a Space Age stadium in Paris last weekend and says Nigel Melville might be worth listening to in his most recent incarnation at the RFU. The most remarkable thing about Leicester’s 36-26 Champions Cup defeat to Racing 92 didn’t have...read more
Bright and early we look at the latest Antipodean antics and ask just what is going on at Leicester?
<strong>Adam Hathaway, rugby correspondent of The People, looks at the latest shenanigans down under in Wallaby land where it is definitely not now going to be a White Christmas and asks the now regular question about Leicester. Some things come around as...read more
<strong>Adam Hathaway, rugby correspondent of The People, has a look at the latest furore surrounding Owen Farrell and looks at the winner of World Rugby’s Player of the Year award. It is a Monday in November, it is cold and the Christmas adverts are in full...read more
Late on a Monday afternoon we’d like to talk about the Farrell family who managed to add a fair bit to this weekends rugby action
<strong>Adam Hathaway argues Owen Farrell is the greatest English player since Martin Johnson, asks who wouldn’t want him on their side, and keeps it in the family after Ireland’s win over the All Blacks. Martin Johnson used to say that the longer you were out...read more
This week’s round-up takes a look at England putting on a brave face and Wales finally managing to deal with their Wallaby woes
Adam Hathaway says England tried to put a brave face on a game they should have put to bed on Saturday and salutes Wales for getting rid of their Wallaby woe. Eddie Jones had his best Cheshire cat grin on, on Saturday night, and sitting next to him Owen Farrell was...read more