Nick Cain

Nick Cain: Tom Who? can make a name for the Exiles

Tom Coventry’s appointment as the new coach of London Irish following the early departure of Brian Smith has probably prompted a round of..

January 28, 2015 with 0 Comments

Bad boy Dylan Hartley gets England all clear

England's bad boy looks certain to start for England against Wales.

January 27, 2015 with 0 Comments

Nick Cain: A global season must still cater for the British & Irish Lions

A global season is one of the items at the top of World Rugby’s new year agenda, and great institutions like Lions tours could be..

January 21, 2015 with 0 Comments

Nick Cain meets Jamie Gibson who has left academia to chase his rugby dream

Jamie Gibson is a scholar and a gentleman, a true blue Oxford University-educated boffin who, inspired by the philosophy of Socrates, the..

January 15, 2015 with 0 Comments

Nick Cain: C’mon Joel Jutge get a grip of your referees!

Forget New Year wish lists, because where the current crisis in elite refereeing is concerned what we need is a hit list. Top of my 2015..

January 14, 2015

Nick Cain: OK, relax the cap but make it fair for ALL

There is a cartel-like stench attached to the double standards employed in the English Premiership, and it intensified just before..

January 8, 2015

Nick Cain gives his post-autumn verdict on where England are with just eight games to go until RWC2015

When Stuart Lancaster was asked about the one added extra he would have wanted in his England team for the autumn series his response was..

December 18, 2014

Nick Cain: Ritchie keeps the faith with Lancaster…for now

Ian Ritchie delivered an intriguing line in double-speak as he delivered his verdict on England’s autumn return of two losses and one win..

December 17, 2014

Nick Cain: Pay for a proper TMO system or bin it off

The TMO was introduced into the Premiership just over two years ago, and into international rugby a year later, and the signs so far is..

December 10, 2014

Nick Cain: Joe Schmidt proves buying British isn’t always best

Look at the most successful sides in Europe, whether club or country, and you will usually find that there is a Kiwi coach involved. Joe..

December 3, 2014

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