The Mullet Stud. It’s New, It’s Edgy, And it’s Legal?

A new design of stud has been deemed legal in rugby union. It's the Smart Power Profiler, and it's a strange one.

High tackle laws – high impact on the Six Nations?

A little something for the Irish Times looking at the stats from the first three weeks of games since the new high tackle guidelines came in...

How Euro 2016 unfairly favours France

UEFA has dropped the ball, even before a single team is drawn in Saturday's Euro2016 draw

Craig Joubert’s real mistake, and the tale of Jim Joyce and Armando Galarraga

Many times it's not about the mistake, it's how you deal with it.

The IRFU, Paddy Power and a whole lot of cash

How the IRFU use a bookmaker to mitigate the financial risk of winning the Rugby World Cup. For the Irish Times.

Clermont unfairly denied a last crack at Stade?

and a note on the enforcement of existing laws from World Rugby

Jamie Cudmore’s Under Armour NFL cleats, A Mysterious Adidas Report, And some Pointy Nike Studs.

Jamie Cudmore. Photo Credit: Jamie McDonald / Getty Images Sport. Embedded photo in the piece.
What can you wear on your feet when on the rugby pitch?