Australia v Scotland

Sky viewers who can’t wait to see the Lions at eight should be in for quite a treat as old foes Australia and Scotland clash once again in what could be an exciting game to wake people up early.   The two have developed newly intense rivalry, with the defining game being their incredibly tight… Read More Australia v Scotland

Japan v Ireland

Whilst all attention is focused on their contingent with New Zealand, Ireland’s best of the rest are on tour and should be flying high as they go to face Japan.   The Irish had a near perfect outing as they dismantled the USA last week in New Jersey with a 55-19 win, but this will… Read More Japan v Ireland

New Zealand v Samoa

New Zealand will never take any match for granted, but the start of their test summer against Samoa is particularly important given that it will be their one run-out before they face the Lions next week in the first test. The All Blacks have been taking a rather smooth road to fact the visitors, with… Read More New Zealand v Samoa

Tonga v Wales

Rugby junkies who can’t wait less than 12 hours for their next taste of action can settle in to watch Tonga take on Wales in a curtain raiser for New Zealand’s clash with Samoa at Eden Park. This is a very new look Wales squad with nine uncapped players in the 23 and three in… Read More Tonga v Wales

Highlanders v Lions

After what has been a slow start, the Lions finally managed to get close to clicking on Saturday and whilst there’s still three games to go, it might appear as if we know a good deal of the test side following their deeply impressive 12-3 win against the Crusaders. It was a game which had… Read More Highlanders v Lions