Rugby Union Today: Loose Pass and the breakdown King

Date published: June 12 2018

Another busy day in the rugby union game as we bring you two exclusive pieces of content plus all the major international news.

What’s on the site

Tuesday means Loose Pass and Andy Jackson looks at that tackle in the New Zealand v France game, Eddie Jones and Siya Kolisi.

We also have an opinion piece from Sam Meade on the incredible David Pocock, who marked his return to the Test circuit in style.

What’s in the news

It seems that Danny Wilson’s Wasps move is now in doubt, according to Wales Online, who report that Scotland are a possible suitor.

Elsewhere and it is sad news for Leicester centre George Catchpole as he announces his retirement from the game due to an injury.

What’s on social media

The dates and schedule for the 2019 Super Rugby season have been announced, which is different due to it being a World Cup year.

What’s on TV

It is the second full weekend of the June Tests and Sky Sports are once again showing the big encounters as New Zealand host France, Australia face Ireland and South Africa go head-to-head with England.

Channel 4 has Wales’ second Test against Argentina and Scotland’s clash away in the USA is on the BBC. Meanwhile, the U20 World Rugby Championship comes to a conclusion this week and ITV 4 is showing the semi-finals and final live.