With a fans passion and a pundits criticisms, Rugby Rugby's Howard Johnson breaks down the game of rugby like only a lifelong British fan can with his own brand of eye-opening insights and humorous takes on the game we love.
Congratulations to Leinster, who confirmed what we all know on winning the Heineken Cup, that they are Europe’s best side. But Rugby Rugby’s Howard Johnson would have preferred a bit more spice in the final match of this year’s competition…
England have announced a 42-man squad to tour South Africa this summer, including one player who’s never even performed in the Aviva Premiership in his current position. Rugby Rugby’s Howard Johnson wonders just how the men in white will go on…
The Basque rugby derby is reputed to be one of the most passionate in world rugby. Which is why Rugby Rugby’s Howard Johnson was prepared to drive four hours to witness it, only to end up having “the worst rugby experience” he’s ever had. Here’s his cautionary tale…
With Saracens being given a rugby lesson by Clermont at the weekend Rugby Rugby’s Howard Johnson looks at why English clubs have struggled on the European stage this season…
How on earth can a pro rugby player still be competing in the front row of France’s notoriously tough Top 14 at almost 39 years of age? Rugby Rugby’s Howard Johnson salutes Perry Freshwater’s remarkable achievement
England’s wild child wild card Danny Cipriani has signed a three-year deal with Sale Sharks. Will it lead to an international resurgence or prove to be nothing more than a costly marquee signing? Rugby Rugby’s Howard Johnson investigates…
Can the idea that maybe England’s Six Nations exploits were more significant than Wales’s really be so outrageous? Rugby Rugby’s Howard Johnson investigates…
Rugby Rugby’s Howard Johnson claimed that England Interim Coach Stuart Lancaster had luck on his side after the very first Six Nations game against Scotland. And he’s been proved right all through the tournament. Now he reckons they should give Lucky Lancaster the job on a full-time basis
There are plenty of reasons for fans of the other five countries to hate England during the Six Nations. But as Rugby Rugby’s Red Rose man Howard Johnson finds out, when the referee just happens to be English then it really is time to take cover!
Not even the narrowest of England defeats to Wales could ruin Rugby Rugby columnist Howard Johnson’s day out at Twickenham
On the weekend where British boxer Derek Chisora dragged professional sport through the mud, Rugby Rugby’s Howard Johnson meets England skipper Chris Robshaw, a man who proves that human values still have their place in the sporting arena
Can England mount a serious Six Nations challenge? It’s definitely possible, says Rugby Rugby’s Howard Johnson. But it will help next time if we can all see the ball a bit better!
After New England’s impressive win against Scotland at Murrayfield in their Six Nations opener Rugby Rugby’s Howard Johnson wonders whether Interim Head Coach Stuart Lancaster has one particularly vital ingredient in his armoury... luck!
Lucien Mias skippered France on their legendary winning tour of South Africa way back in 1958. But as Rugby Rugby’s Howard Johnson discovered when he interviewed him recently, Mias still has much more to offer than sepia-tinted memories…
England’s Interim Head Coach Stuart Lancaster has been bold and brave in selecting a number of young and untried players at international level. Rugby Rugby’s Howard Johnson reckons we now need to be patient, knowing that some of the choices he makes will eventually fall by the wayside
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