Rugby, Sporting Events

Revealed: The Most Popular Surnames In International Rugby

5 Feb , 2018  

With the much-anticipated NatWest Six Nations Championship 2018 now under way, Net World Sports, has analysed and ranked the surnames of home nation rugby players to determine the most popular surnames in international rugby. The Most Popular Welsh Surnames In 6 Nations History ‘Jones’ comes out on top, with players with the surname enjoying a total […]

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One Game, Two Codes – The Differences Between Rugby League & Rugby Union

1 Feb , 2018  

What's the difference between rugby league and rugby union?

To a non-fan, rugby is rugby, and so the realisation that there are two entirely different versions of one sport can often cause confusion. Here we provide all the answers you’ll ever need to know about how one sport became two codes.

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Rugby Explained: The Scrum

29 Jan , 2018  

With the Six Nations set to kick off for another exhilarating season this weekend we take a look at one of the most technically specific aspects of the game of rugby, the scrum.

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Six Nations Rugby: The Newcomers You Need To Know About

2 Feb , 2017  

six nations potential stars

We’ve already taken a look at some of the established rugby names we’re expecting to make a big impact during this year’s Six Nations, but here are a few ‘under the radar’ talents we’re sure you’ll all be talking about by the end of the tournament! 

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Six Nations Rugby: 12 Players Guaranteed To Shine

1 Feb , 2017  

players to watch in the 2017 six nations

With the opening weekend of European rugby’s premier event the Six Nations just a few days away, rivalries out on the pitch as well as in the Net World Sports offices are set to be reignited! All the squads have been named, pundits have predicted their starting XVs, and this tournament is set to be […]

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Rugby Royalty Returns – Six Nations Preview

31 Jan , 2017  

Six Nations 2017 Preview

Is it really that time of the year again? Six Nations Rugby is back after what seems only 5 minutes ago that a resurgent England side held the trophy aloft after a pulsating tournament!

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NWS Weekend Round-Up – Euro 2016, Copa America & English Rugby History

20 Jun , 2016  

Net World Sports Euro 2016 week 2 round-up

Another action-packed weekend of top-class sporting action, week 2 to Euro 2016, goals galore in the Copa America, and a little bit of rugby history down under…

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Six Nations Rugby Preview – The Battle Of The Big Men!

3 Feb , 2016  

Net World Sports 6 Nations Preview

It’s that time of year when the northern hemisphere’s finest (and most ferocious) international rugby teams go head-to-head for the coveted Six Nations crown. Following swiftly on from last autumn’s World Cup, the 2016 tournament throws up a number of key questions: can Ireland make it 3 championships in a row? How will England’s new […]

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