Rugby Union Today: Rugby’s MasterChef and Greatest games

Date published: April 8 2020

Another busy day in the rugby union game as we have an exclusive interview with MasterChef UK star Christian Day plus a Greatest games feature on a memorable New Zealand versus England clash at Westpac Stadium in Wellington in 2003.

What’s on the site

Former Sale Sharks and Northampton Saints second-row Day speaks to us about the challenge in the MasterChef UK kitchen and how he is loving it.

Greatest games focusses on a landmark win for England under Clive Woodward as they gained huge confidence from beating the All Blacks in 2003.

Elsewhere, British & Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland reckons it would be a shrewd idea for his side to take on New Zealand in a one-off game.

What’s in the news

Wales’ top players and regional rugby stars are set to take a 25% pay cut in order to combat the financial impact of coronavirus, it has been revealed.

Meanwhile, Premiership Rugby has announced that their season has been suspended indefinitely but it will be completed when “it is safe to do so”.

What’s on social media

We’re continuing our wildlife theme and today it’s a dolphin needing to work on its tackle technique…

What’s on TV

All potential rugby union action has been postponed due to the coronavirus.