Peter Jackson

Peter Jackson: Try the new Premiership game: Spot an Englishman!

When Newcastle and Leicester squared up at Kingston Park last Sunday, they set a record of sorts, one that appeared to pass without a..

September 29, 2016 with 0 Comments

Peter Jackson column: The Cardiff flier forced to abandon his dream

Billy Boston now has a life-sized statue of his very own in Wigan, a bronze creation for which the town clubbed together to raise £90,000...

September 15, 2016

Lions set for biggest pay-day in their history

The Lions stand to make as much as £80,000-a-man in New Zealand next year if they beat the All Blacks for the first time since 1971. They..

September 14, 2016

Peter Jackson column: Solution is needed to get Ospreys flying again

According to people who know about these things, the last confirmed flight of an Osprey over Wales took place some 12 years ago. The Royal..

September 8, 2016

Lions tour schedule crazy says hero Fran Cotton

The Lions schedule in New Zealand next year has been condemned as ‘crazy’ by the only Englishman to win a Test series as both player..

September 7, 2016

Peter Jackson column: Connacht haven’t lost hunger to retain title

Even when the whole of Galway let its collective hair down for days and nights on end, John Muldoon never lost sight of the next goal. The..

September 1, 2016

Peter Jackson: Jamie Cudmore’s crusade to curb risk of concussion

Jamie Cudmore has hurled himself into a crusade this season on behalf of rugby players all over Europe, to raise millions for the proper..

August 25, 2016

Peter Jackson: The day Newport felled the ‘Pinetree’

Over the course of more than 50 matches for the All Blacks all over the British Isles, Colin Meads only lost one – to Newport at Rodney..

August 19, 2016

Six Nations will vote on bonus points plan

The Six Nations are planning to introduce bonus points starting next year when England defend their Grand Slam. The first change to the..

August 16, 2016

Peter Jackson column: Star-finder Paul Turner can give Wales fresh hope

England’s 45-man training squad this weekend included ten born in the Southern Hemisphere – four in New Zealand, three in Australia,..

August 12, 2016

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