Blackadder in at Bath

Bath Rugby have finally announced that Todd Blackadder will be taking over as Director of Rugby. With just weeks to go until the start of the Rugby Union season, Bath have comfirmed that it will be Blackadder, formerly of Crusaders, alongside his assistant Tabai Mason, who has been named as head coach, who will be putting the team through their paces.

The former New Zealand captain has some fantastic experience of challenging for the title with Crusaders in Super Rugby, and will be hoping he can use all his guile, man-management and coaching skills to lift Bath back up to the top of the table. Read more »

Bath Sign Kahn Fotuali’i

For the new season that is about to begin this year you will find a new face as part of the Bath rugby team, Kahn Fotuali’i from Samoan background. He is being welcomed into the Bath rugby team for his half back playing skills that are known to be consistent.

He is also known to be dynamic in his playing skills as well as in managing the game. He would be bringing in considerable experience for the team. He has represented other teams before like Ospreys, Crusaders and the Northampton Saints. Read more »

Bath Look to Keep Charlie Ewels

Bath Rugby club would probably be extending the contact of Charlie Ewels this year. This is rumored news as he is a talented player in the second row and in all probability the club management would be keen to retain him for the forthcoming season.

Ewels has passed out of the Bath Rugby Academy. The first appearance at senior level he made at the age of 19. During that time he was part of the European Rugby Champions Cup. In the game that resulted in a tie between Bath Rugby and Glasgow many were impressed with the playing skills of this player. Read more »

Bath v Leicester Tigers II

Bath Rugby v Leicester Tigers

Cheika Attends England’s Meeting

While the games ensue between England and Australia, there are meetings being held between the two countries as well. A meeting has been called by England and referee, Craig Joubert which Australia will also attend. Joubert is about to referee for the second Test as well which would be held in Brisbane.

Tensions are ripe as the second Test will begin soon. The step that Australia has taken to attend the meeting of England definitely points to the fact that they have points to discuss and matters to clear so that misunderstandings do not aggravate the matches. Read more »