Not many have heard of the BKK Lions as yet.
You might be one of the first few to read about them as this mini rugby team has recently been formed. It is known as Bangkok Lions Mini Rugby Union. It has been established by experienced rugby players and enthusiasts of Bangkok who have been trying to bring the game among the youths in the country. With this union formed, they wish to promote the game among Thai as well as youths of the expatriate communities in this country.
Manu Tuilagi is all set to make his return for Leicester on Friday in what is turning into a 2-match warm-up before reenforcing England’s crusade for the Six Nations tournamenttitle.
Tuilagi has recovered from the hamstring tendon strain which forced him to drop Leicester’s past three matches and starts the Premiership game at the Harlequins knowing Eddie Jones will be watching.
The venues of the first ever Rugby World Cup to be held in Asia have been announced. The 2019 Rugby World Cup is going to be held in Japan.
The decision of letting Japan play host to the 2019 Rugby World Cup was taken in the year 2009. There are 12 venues where matches will be held according to the latest announcement. Japan will also play host to the 2020 Olympic Games.
Aviva Premiership Rugby Football Union club and the reigning champions the Northampton Saints have announced that JJ Hanrahan will leave Munster to link up with the English giants over the summer.
Speculation had been rife for the last one month regarding the future of out-half Hanrahan who was unhappy with his place at Munster after not being able to nail down a place in the starting line-up under new coach Anthony Foley and it emerged that he was considering his position in the club.
Jarryd Hayne has reportedly signed up with leading NFL team Detroit Lions.
The National Rugby League hero & aspiring NFL sportsman has been frequently linked with the Lions in recent months since his declaration to leave the sport & take to NFL career 2 months back in October. The franchise actively denied any claim of interest yet was lately seen in a workout which was help for various NFL teams in the San Diego area.
Caldwell confirmed about the news of Lions having Hayne for visit the past week.
Jonny Wilkinson is a rugby player who has suffered rugby injuries in quick successions than any other rugby player. Wilkinson is a retired rugby player who has represented British and Irish Lions and also England. He is well-known for the drop goal he scored during the finals of the 2003 Rugby World Cup because of which England was able to win the world cup that year.
After the victory in the year 2003, Wilkinson suffered from shoulder, rib, arm, neck and back problems for many years until he finally decided to end his professional rugby career from the 2013-2014 rugby season.