1. The Rugby Championship: Thoughts, Lessons, and Questions (So Far)

    The Rugby Championship: Thoughts, Lessons, and Questions (So Far)

    Sep 22, 2021

    After the first four rounds of the Rugby Championship, we’ve seen the world champs lose their grip; the alpha dogs reclaim their dominance, and a sleeping giant awakens. With two more big weekends of rugby left for the Southern Hemisphere’s finest, we’re in for a treat—with plenty more questions to answer.
  2. James Lowe's Long Journey To International Rugby

    James Lowe's Long Journey To International Rugby

    Nov 11, 2020

    Once an electrifying young talent in New Zealand, Kiwi James Lowe will finally make his debut on the international scene – but for Ireland. 
  3. Welsh Legend Alun-Wyn Jones Set To Break McCaw's Record Saturday

    Welsh Legend Alun-Wyn Jones Set To Break McCaw's Record Saturday

    Oct 30, 2020

    In the era of Warren Gatland (2008-2019), Welsh rugby experienced a true revival – four Six Nations titles, three Grand Slams, and two World Cup semi-finals to be specific. 
  4. England's Wild Past 2 Years Ahead Of The Autumn Nations Cup

    England's Wild Past 2 Years Ahead Of The Autumn Nations Cup

    Oct 22, 2020

    What a topsy-turvy two years of rugby it’s been for England. 
  5. MLR Nationality Breakdown By Position: New England Freejacks

    MLR Nationality Breakdown By Position: New England Freejacks

    Jul 6, 2020

    The other day I was thinking about fly-halves in the MLR -- since that is my position -- and I got to thinking how few American players there are playing fly-half in Major League Rugby. The only ones I could think of off the top of my head were Ben Cima (SEA), Scott Dean (SEA), Tadgh Leader (NE) and Zinzan Elan-Puttick (AUS) -- and it's worth noting that both Leader and Elan-Puttick grew up playing rugby in Ireland and South Africa respectively. 
  6. 10 Monday Notes: Hot Seats In NZ, Super Rugby Kicks Off In AUS

    10 Monday Notes: Hot Seats In NZ, Super Rugby Kicks Off In AUS

    Jul 6, 2020

    The gifts keep on coming, as Super Rugby AU's new season just got underway this past weekend with two scintillating matchups, while Super Rugby Aotearoa once again dazzled fans. 
  7. MLR Nationality Breakdown By Position: Houston Sabercats

    MLR Nationality Breakdown By Position: Houston Sabercats

    Jul 2, 2020

    The other day I was thinking about fly-halves in the MLR -- since that is my position -- and I got to thinking how few American players there are playing fly-half in Major League Rugby. The only ones I could think of off the top of my head were Ben Cima (SEA), Scott Dean (SEA), Tadgh Leader (NE) and Zinzan Elan-Puttick (AUS) -- and it's worth noting that both Leader and Elan-Puttick grew up playing rugby in Ireland and South Africa respectively. 
  8. Date Set For New Zealand's North vs South Island Battle

    Date Set For New Zealand's North vs South Island Battle

    Jul 1, 2020

    For the first time since the mid 1980's, New Zealand is set to reintroduce the famous North vs South Island match on August 29th, pitting players from each of the two parts of New Zealand against one another to settle where the best rugby players in the country truly come from. 
  9. MLR Nationality Breakdown By Position: Colorado Raptors

    MLR Nationality Breakdown By Position: Colorado Raptors

    Jul 1, 2020

    The other day I was thinking about fly-halves in the MLR -- since that is my position -- and I got to thinking how few American players there are playing fly-half in Major League Rugby. The only ones I could think of off the top of my head were Ben Cima (SEA), Scott Dean (SEA), Tadgh Leader (NE) and Zinzan Elan-Puttick (AUS) -- and it's worth noting that both Leader and Elan-Puttick grew up playing rugby in Ireland and South Africa respectively. 
  10. MLR Nationality Breakdown By Position: Austin Gilgronis

    MLR Nationality Breakdown By Position: Austin Gilgronis

    Jun 30, 2020

    The other day I was thinking about fly-halves in the MLR -- since that is my position -- and I got to thinking how few American players there are playing fly-half in Major League Rugby. The only ones I could think of off the top of my head were Ben Cima (SEA), Scott Dean (SEA), Tadgh Leader (NE) and Zinzan Elan-Puttick (AUS) -- and it's worth noting that both Leader and Elan-Puttick grew up playing rugby in Ireland and South Africa respectively. 
  11. Round 3: Super Rugby Aotearoa Team of the Week

    Round 3: Super Rugby Aotearoa Team of the Week

    Jun 29, 2020

    Round 3 of Super Rugby Aotearoa was the most competitive one yet, and as such there is a fairly even distribution of players from all four teams on the team of the week. 
  12. Rees' Pieces Vol. 6: Is There Too Much Emphasis On Test Rugby?

    Rees' Pieces Vol. 6: Is There Too Much Emphasis On Test Rugby?

    Jun 29, 2020

    My name is Alex Rees and  I am introducing a new FloRugby column titled "Rees' Pieces". I currently play rugby in Austin, Texas for the Austin Huns and the Austin Gilgronis, as well as write and create content for FloSports. 
  13. 7 Rugby Terms You May Not Be Familiar With

    7 Rugby Terms You May Not Be Familiar With

    Jun 25, 2020

    The sport of rugby features members and participants from every corner of the world, so naturally you will hear various bits of lingo around the game. If you're new and learning about the sport, one of the best things to do is watch rugby and listen to the commentators, who will explain what is going on and why. 
  14. An All-MLR 25 & Under Starting XV

    An All-MLR 25 & Under Starting XV

    Jun 24, 2020

    Major League Rugby is a nice blend of young and old, foreign and domestic, and in a brand new professional league there are bound to be more and more uncovered gems each season. I've decided to compile a list of the best MLR players aged 25 and under from this past season, and to my pleasant surprise this was extremely difficult. 
  15. Ranking Every World Cup Champion From 1987-2019

    Ranking Every World Cup Champion From 1987-2019

    Jun 23, 2020

    There have been nine World Cup champions since the tournament started in 1987, with the All Blacks and Springboks winning thrice, the Wallabies twice, and England once.