What’s inside Rugby World’s end-of-season special?


first_imgThe push for World Cup places and play-off spots are all covered in the June 2019 issue of Rugby World magazine Plus, there’s all this…South Africa icon Bryan Habana on the World CupHow to rip the ball in contactIreland Sevens’ Amee-Leigh Murphy CroweScarlets and Samoa centre Kieron FonotiaLoughborough Lightning lock Sarah BonarThe Touch World CupClub Hero – Wasps’ Kate AlderInside the mind of… Northampton’s Alex MitchellRising Stars Alex Callender and Cameron RedpathFollow Rugby World on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. What’s inside Rugby World’s end-of-season special?There are only a few weeks left of the 2018-19 season but there is plenty still on the line. Rugby World’s June 2019 issue is the perfect accompaniment to the end-of-season drama as we look not only at the race for play-off spots but the push for World Cup places.Here are 15 reasons to pick up a copy of the June 2019 edition of Rugby World…Building blocks: Tomas Francis gets to work to make a Lego model (Daniel Gould)1. Exeter’s Tomas FrancisThe prop discusses his love of Lego in ‘My day off’ – and talks chasing trophies with Exeter and Wales2. What it’s like to… host Europe’s biggest gay rugby eventWe talk to Dublin club Emerald Warriors about organising June’s Union Cup3. Glasgow’s Sam JohnsonThe centre on his journey from relative unknown in Australia to Scotland international – and that try against EnglandOn a run: Leinster are through to the European Champions Cup final (Getty Images)4. Leinster’s Talent FactoryThe Leinster production line is unrivalled, with top-quality players running out every season. So how do they do it? Tom English investigatesDOWNLOAD RUGBY WORLD’S DIGITAL EDITION5. Cardiff Blues’ Jarrod EvansThe Wales fly-half on his breakthrough moment, attacking instincts and kicking on6. Saracens’ Schalk BurgerAs the Springbok great lowers the curtain on a glittering career, he discusses his four World Cups and other standout memoriesInto space: Ollie Thorley breaks against Exeter Chiefs (Getty Images)7. Gloucester’s Ollie ThorleyThe wing on wooden cars, Moses and a confession to Prince William8. England captaincy LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALScenter_img “Owen Farrell is the one irreplaceable player in the England team.” Mark Evans gives his verdict on England’s leadership issues9. Munster’s Andrew ConwayThe winger talks unbeaten Test runs, World Cup goals and life at MunsterCapital gains: RW’s Alan Dymock joins in the fun at BT Murrayfield (Daniel Gould)10.  Welcome to my club… EdinburghRW’s Alan Dymock checked out everything the Scottish club have to offer on a welcome return to big days11. World Cup Selection“Fringe players have plenty to prove.” With time running out for players to push their case for a World Cup spot, Stuart Barnes assesses who needs a big end to the season12. Harlequins’ Attacking ThreatSean ‘The Analyst’ Holley explains why ruthless finishing is a strong feature of Paul Gustard’s teamPure joy: Namibia celebrate qualifying for the 2019 World Cup (Getty Images)13. Namibia’s World Cup goalNamibia will be the lowest-ranked team at Japan 2019, but that doesn’t stop coach Phil Davies and his team thinking big. RW’s Alan Pearey reports14. Is rugby lacking innovation?Stephen Jones thinks rugby has become too samey and bemoans the lack of variety and creativity in the modern game15. Argentina’s Los TilosTwo tragedies inspired this club in La Plata to work with local children in a bid to reduce crime and bridge class divides. Rugby World finds out more TAGS: Highlight last_img read more