Rugby Ramblings: By Brandon Smith


August 20, 2019
USA Rugby - The Next Rugby Powerhouse?
USA Rugby - The Next Rugby Powerhouse?

The USA, the land of opportunity, seems to have finally grasped rugby with both hands, but in a sensible and sustainable way. With a Rugby World Cup on the horizon, what is the st...

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August 12, 2019
Rugby World Cup 2019 Primer Series: Tonga

One of the many joys of any World Cup is watching the Pacific Nations battling it out. Pace, power, flair, and chaos create a fantastic spectacle. No Pacific Nations team has ever made it past the quarter-finals at any World Cup, could this be the year?     History The team in focus is Tonga, the Sea E...

August 23, 2019
Rugby World Cup 2019 Primer Series: Wales

Number 1 in the world, it doesn’t sound bad at all, does it? That’s the title Wales will hold as they head to Japan this September for Rugby World Cup 2019. But how will they fare, here is my preview for Warren Gatland’s men. Wales historically have been a mixed bag at Rugby World Cups. The first in 1987 remains th...

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Author Brandon Smith - Rugby Ramblings


Brandon Smith is a huge Wales fan but has a keen interest in tier 2 nations and their development. He currently runs a YouTube channel dedicated to rugby. Feel free to check it out down below: