Nick Cain

Articles from RugbyPaper columnist Nick Cain.

Nick Cain – the RFU should call off their plan for autumn showdown

The England team rescued and brought back to rude health by Eddie Jones is in danger of being sold down the river next season. That the RFU..

March 24, 2017 with 0 Comments

Nick Cain: Europe’s finest being sold down the river

Welcome to Northern Hemisphere rugby’s endless road. An 11 month season which purports to be all things to all men, but actually gives..

March 23, 2017 with 0 Comments

Nick Cain talks to Bob Dwyer about his old Aussie coaching pal Eddie Jones

Bob Dwyer and Eddie Jones are two of the most successful international coaches in Rugby Union history, having both won World Cup winners’..

March 10, 2017

Nick Cain: Yes, England were foggy, but so are World Rugby

Eddie Jones and his players can thank their lucky stars that their latest tactical tutorial came from Italy. There is a huge amount to..

March 8, 2017

Nick Cain: O’Driscoll is on the case to find any Kiwi flaws

When it comes to the lengths New Zealand will go to turn over the Lions there are none with better first-hand knowledge than Brian..

February 23, 2017

Nick Cain gets an insight into the mind of England’s new midfield ace Ben Te’o

Ben Te’o and the England ‘finishers’ have got a strut in their step after making the difference in the late wins over France and..

February 22, 2017

Nick Cain: Crooked feeds are making a mockery of our game

These days TV commentators are clearly under orders from broadcasters not to mention them, but our readers say that crooked scrum feeds..

February 17, 2017

Nick Cain: Six Nations offers Boks a route to salvation

As the Six Nations gets underway there is an issue that should be uppermost in the minds of its council, and in particular its chief..

February 10, 2017

Nick Cain: Sherylle Calder will keep focus on big prize

Sherylle Calder’s capacity to make a difference as a visual skills coach can be measured by the three-year contract she has signed with..

February 2, 2017

Alchemist Eddie must again find the right formula

England go into the Six Nations in the grip of an injury drought that will test their well of playing talent to the limit. That handicap..

February 1, 2017