Bath Rugby boss says Burgess will be ready for Saxons call up

Mike Ford, the head coach of Aviva Premiership Rugby Football Union club Bath Rugby has said that he expects Sam Burgess to be ready for selection by the Saxons by the end of this month.

The 26 year old has made seven appearances for the Premiership club since he signed for them in October after switching codes from the Rugby League.

Stuart Lancaster, the head coach of the England national team will be making an announcement of the squad for the Six Nations this month but Ford believes Burgess will be named the England Saxons squad that will face the Irish Wolfhounds on January 30.

Matt Banahan: Rugby Youngsters Belonging To Bath Are Fearless

The clash between Bath and Montpellier at the Recreation Ground on the 12th of December, 2014 was really impressive. Bath was able to win the rugby match due the earnest efforts of Bath winger Matt Banahan.

The hat-trick scored by Matt Banahan gave the opportunity to Bath to win against Montpellier. Bath was able to score 32 points and Montpellier was able to score 12 points. Montpellier tried extremely hard to fight back but the team was unable to succeed.

Bath Rugby To Miss Francois Louw

A tough time for Bath Rugby- the eminent rugby club would be reportedly missing their star player Francois Louw given the flanker’s critical neck surgery. The flanker can’t be available to his team for another couple of months.
Francois has missed out on Bath’s first 3 games of this latest Aviva Premiership given his stint with S. Africa in Rugby Championship & Ford’s (Mike) side would need to adjust with his absence for two more months.

New Zealand’s success story in Rugby

Any kind of rugby story is incomplete without mentioning about the New Zealand national men and women’s team. The sport is embedded in the very culture of the nation. For over 140 years the people in the country have voiced their humongous support for the team wherever they have played. Each household is either directly or indirectly connected with any kind of successful rugby story. The home of Rugby is considered to be Nelson which is at the northernmost tip of the nation. The first Rugby game was played in May 1870. The popularity of the game soon spread across the country which finally led to the establishment of the New Zealand Rugby Football Union in 1892. The first team that was formed succeeded in defeating the New South Wales in a convincing manner.

Ireland legend Driscoll looking to come to terms with retirement

Ireland has always taken enough pride in their rugby team. It is one of the major sports in the country and is followed by many. Ireland has been nurturing talent sin the sport since a long time. Their game is characterized by agility, power, tactics and a gritty attitude. The domestic clubs pay enough importance to the local talents. Clubs like Lancaster has achieved enough success in the international arena. Brian O’Driscoll who is considered as one of the greatest ever to play the game for Ireland has been a constant threat to the opponents in his central position. He has recently retired from the game after a record 141 tests that he has played over his career. But the idea do not seem to have sunk in to the superstar as of yet. This was visible when he addressed the press after Ireland’s triumph over France in the Six Nations Championships.

Bath Rugby needs the European Challenge Cup, says Wilson

David Wilson, the prop forward for the Aviva Premiership Rugby Football Union club Bath Rugby is eyeing triumph in the European Challenge Cup in order to showcase the great improvements shown by the team this time around.

Bath Rugby not concerned with Louw injury

Aviva Premiership Rugby Football Union club Bath Rugby is not worried about the fitness of flanker Francois Louw, despite the player hobbling off the field with an injury in his ankle during the club’s 44-23 demolition of the London Irish last weekend.

James accepts sin bin call

Paul James, the prop for the Aviva Premiership Rugby Football Union club Bath Rugby has stated that he has no issues with referee Martin Fox showing him a yellow card and sending him to the sin bin in the club’s 43-25 at the hands of the Northampton Saints over the weekend.

Ford hailed Bath Rugby forward play

Mike Ford, the head coach of the Aviva Premiership Rugby Football Union club Bath Rugby has hailed the performance of his fearsome forward players for their win against the London Wasps at Adams Park this weekend.

Ford heaped praise on the club’s forward as the club picked up their first win over the London Wasps at their home in five years and with their 25-8 success on Sunday.

Bath Rugby has left Leroy Houston mesmerized

Although he is still to make his professional debut for the Aviva Premiership Rugby Football Union club Bath Rugby, life is as rosy as can be at The Rec for the club’s new signing Leroy Houston.


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