International

20 October 2017 - Irrepressible Haileybury Put On A Show Against Eton At Allianz Park - Haileybury came in with just the one defeat to their name, and a close game was expected, with Haileybury the slight favourites. The men from Hertfordshire got their performance spot on, and without really doing much wrong Read More >>>

20 October 2017 - St Joseph’s Festival: Who are the contenders? - Ahead of kick-off, we take a closer look at each of the groups and teams within them, looking at their seasons so far, their performances last year, and any successes in previous tournaments. Have a read through and then let us know who you think will win our vote at the foot of the page. Read More >>>

20 October 2017 - Schools Rugby Midweek Roundup - There was also some Schools Vase action as Sir William Borlase’s won 10-7 away at Reading Blue Coat. That result sends them into the fourth round of South West B, where they will travel to Bournemouth, the winner will head to the regional final ahead of the national quarter-final re-draw. Read More >>> 

19 October 2017 - AASE Round 7 Roundup - The top three in each conference will split into two top half conferences, still North and South, while the bottom four in each will do similar. That made Wednesday’s games key as teams jostled for those key top half positions. Read More >>>

18 October 2017 - AASE Round 7 Preview - Arguably the key fixture in the Northern Conference this week is Worcester 6th form College v Gosforth Academy. Worcester is in second place, level on points with Oaklands, while Gosforth are in third, nine points behind the leaders, but with two games in hand as Read More >>>

16 October 2017 - Schools Rugby Midweek Preview  - There are some big games on Thursday as sides try to squeeze in an extra fixture that they will not be able to get in on Saturday, while there are also some key fixtures in the Champions Trophy and Schools Cup as the back ends of their second round are tidied up Read More >>>

16 October 2017 - 2017 St Joseph’s Festival Preview - Unquestionably it is one of the great highlights of the school calendar, a great festival of exciting and attacking rugby. Indeed the format of the Festival really does promote attacking rugby, with games just fifteen minutes per half, time is of the essence. Read More >>>

16 October 2017 - Top 5 School Teams Of The Weekend - There were some extraordinary games of rugby this weekend, some impressively won tight games, some huge wins, some great comebacks, some spirited performances, even in defeat, and even some draws – could we include a side who had secured an impressive draw? Read More >>>

16 October 2017 - Schools Rugby Weekend Roundup: Saturday 14th October - There were some thrilling games, including a couple of draws and a number of games decided by just a couple of points. There were big wins, comebacks full of character, and some terrific responses after midweek setbacks. Read More >>>

13 October 2017 - Champions Trophy: Quarter Final Draw Revealed - A dramatic week of rugby saw all three former Champions knocked out, Millfield, Bedford, and Tonbridge. Alongside that, on Thursday 2014 finalists Grammar School at Leeds sensationally knocked out one of the big and exciting new additions to the tournament, Read More >>>

13 October 2017 - Schools Rugby Midweek Roundup - The U18 Vase is haring through, this week the bulk of the regional quarterfinals took place, while there was action in the Bowl and Plate too. There was also plenty of Daily Mail Trophy action, Scottish Cup, and lots more alongside. Read More >>>

13 October 2017 - Cavc Upset Champions as Cymoedd March On - Cardiff & Vale College sensationally brought the run of 11 successive victories by reigning champions Coleg Sir Gar to a shuddering halt as they upset the odds to beat them 14-7 at in Round 5 of the Welsh Schools & Colleges League. Read More >>>

12 October 2017 - U18 Schools Cup: Just 34 Teams Remain - There is a fair break now until the last 32 round, which is effectively the regional quarter-final stage, with just two late last 64 games to take place, Maidstone Grammar v Judd in London & South East B on Wednesday 18th October and Read More >>>

12 October 2017 - Schools Rugby Weekend Preview: Saturday 14th October - As always though after a midweek like the one just gone, there is an air of unpredictability for sides heading into the weekend, how will teams react following wins or losses in midweek, how fresh are the players, have injuries been picked up? Read More >>>

12 October 2017 - AASE Round 6 Roundup: Oaklands & Hartpury Guarantee Top Half Finishes - Oaklands College, whose bye week is next week, were playing their final game of this section. They travelled up to the exciting and very much in form Gosforth Academy. Oaklands led the Northern Conference heading into it, Read More >>>

11 October 2017 - Champions Trophy: Kingswood Dig Deep - Around the touchlines, an ominous mood swept around, could this be a rout? Kingswood could have been forgiven for falling down into the deep dark hole of that feeling, many sides would have, being handed a heavy defeat from there would have been easy. Read More >>>

11 October 2017 - ST Augustine's Brookvale Selected To Go To SANIX 2018 - St Augustine’s College Sydney is an Independent  Catholic School for boys in Year 5 to Year 12. The distinctive ethos of the College is Augustinian. Founded by the Order of St. Augustine, the College is located in Brookvale, New South Wales, Australia. Read More >>>

10 October 2017 - Top 5 School Teams Of The Weekend - A number of teams with seriously outstanding victories just miss out, largely because it was nigh on impossible to separate one outstanding huge victory from another, and to make space for all was equally challenging. Read More >>>

10 October 2017 - AASE Round 6 Preview: Gosforth v Oaklands The Game - With seven sides in each conference at the moment, that means six fixtures before the split for each team – through seven rounds with each team having one bye week. Oaklands College and Hartpury College complete their six this week. Read More >>>

09 October 2017 - Schools Rugby Midweek Preview: Vase and Bowl Return - This preview will focus on the fixtures outside of the Champions Trophy and Schools Cup, instead looking at the Vase, Bowl, Plate, Daily Mail Trophy, and the many regular fixtures. Read More >>>

09 October 2017 - U18 Schools Cup: Round 2 Preview - With the Vase now being effectively a separate tournament, the Cup runs effectively a round light compared to previous years, meaning that we are already at a very meaningful point of the tournament – each section is effectively playing regional quarter-final fixtures already. Read More >>>

09 October 2017 - Champions Trophy: Round 2 Preview  - After first-round byes the three former champions, Millfield, Bedford, and Tonbridge, all enter the fray for the first time, along with 2015 finalists Epsom College, the prestigious Eton College, and arguably the top rugby school in the country,  Read More >>>

08 October 2017 - Cranleigh Continue Winning Ways At Hurstpierpoint - Any such theories have been swiftly dispelled by four successive wins against quality opposition, including Brighton College (their opponents in the “winning draw” at St Joseph’s last October), and Epsom College by a convincing margin. Read More >>>

08 October 2017 - Schools Rugby Weekend Roundup: Saturday 7th October - There was also a little bit of action in the U18 School Vase among the many other fixtures on a weekend that saw a number of hugely impressive performances, with more than just a few sides putting the opposition to the sword. Read More >>>

08 October 2017 - New Zealand Schools Continued Their Dominance Over Australia - It was New Zealand Schools’ third win on Australian soil after previously beating Fiji Schools’ (54-7) and Australian Schools’ Barbarians (49-6). Read More >>>

06 October 2017 - Schools Rugby Midweek Roundup - Tuesday saw the conclusion of the opening round of the Champions Trophy as St John’s Leatherhead put in the performance of the round to beat King’s Canterbury 61-14, setting up a second-round tie against the Champions, Tonbridge. Read More >>>

05 October 2017 - Mike Bayley Appointed Director Of Rugby At Rugby School U.K. - “As Mike says, it’s ultimately about enjoying the game and every level of player here will be coached by him, not just the firsts and seconds. No-one is left on the bench and that applies to all sport played here, Read More >>>

05 October 2017 - Champions Trophy: St John’s Set Up Tonbridge Clash - Nevertheless, Tonbridge have found the going tough this season, and St John’s can draw motivation not only from this outstanding result and performance but also from their own history. Two years ago St John’s stunned the watching Read More >>>

05 October 2017 - AASE Round 5 Roundup: Hartpury College Heal Old Wounds - New boys Brooksby Melton College collected their second AASE win as they beat bottom of the table 22-8. The victory keeps them in fourth place, just three points behind Gosforth Academy in third, though Gosforth Read More >>>

05 October 2017 - Schools Rugby Weekend Preview: Saturday 7th October - As we tick into the second month of the school's rugby season, everyone has a fair idea of where one another stands, making the fixtures even more exciting as the big head to heads become even more identifiable. Read More >>>

03 October 2017 - 2017 St Joseph’s Festival Draw Announced - Sixteen teams will meet at St Joseph’s College in Ipswich for the 31st edition of this top-level school competition. Last year’s tournament was won by Cranleigh in dramatic fashion. The final, against Brighton College, ended 10-10 but Cranleigh Read More >>>

03 October 2017 - AASE Round 5 Preview & Predictions - Last year’s champions, Exeter College, face the most successful side in AASE history, Hartpury College. That is far from the only important game though as sides try to establish themselves in the top half ahead of the league split. Read More >>>

02 October 2017 - Schools Rugby Midweek Preview: Champions Trophy & U18 Schools Cup - That is not to say that there is nothing going on though, far from it, with catch-up fixtures in both the Cup and Champions Trophy, along with a number of Vase and Bowl games, and several non-competition fixtures. Read More >>>

02 October 2017 - Top 5 School Teams of the Weekend  - This week’s Top 5 School Teams of the Weekend has a real mixed bag of reasons for sides being includedSome are included after staggeringly big wins, some for rounding off a superb start to the season with another excellent win, Read More >>>

02 October 2017 - Schools Rugby Weekend Roundup: Close Games Dominate - An astonishing number of big games went right down to the wire and were decided by just a handful of points. In a week where schools rugby has had to come out swinging, it was a perfect example of how competitive and enjoyable schools rugby can be. Read More >>>

29 September 2017 - Champions Trophy Round 2 Draw: Former Champions Enter The Fray - The most recent champions, Tonbridge, must wait a little while though, they are drawn away against the winners of the re-arranged St John’s Leatherhead v King’s Canterbury tie, which will take place on Tuesday. Read More >>>

29 September 2017 - U18 Schools Cup: Thrilling First Round 64 Teams Left - The bottom half of the section is equally star-studded. Old rivals RGS Newcastle and Durham will meet in the second round, RGS progressed with a bye, while Durham beat Dame Allan’s 67-12. Below them lurk cup legends Barnard Castle, Read More >>>

29 September 2017 - Schools Rugby Midweek Roundup - However there was plenty of other action too, including the second round of the U18 Schools Vase, a few U18 Schools Bowl fixtures (the ‘Plate’ competition for 1st round losers in the Vase), and a number of regular non-competition midweek fixtures. Read More >>>

28 September 2017 - Schools Rugby Weekend Preview: Saturday 30th September - It should be a cracking weekend, if a little less full on than the opening couple of weeks, with a couple of teams opting for a quiet weekend after midweek fixtures, but there are some of the biggest and best fixtures of the season coming up on Saturday. Read More >>>

28 September 2017 - AASE Round 4 Roundup: Both Conferences Take Shape - Gosforth Academy is looking more and more like the side to look out for in the North. They may sit second, a point behind Oaklands College, but they have an amassed a stunning 190 points in just three games, including yesterday’s outstanding 70-7 victory Read More >>>