What’s inside Rugby World’s Six Nations interview special?

first_imgBreak time: Henry Slade on the attack for England (Getty Images )2. Drinking gamesDoes rugby need to change the drinking culture at matches? Should no-alcohol zones be introduced? Rugby World gets your thoughtsDOWNLOAD THE DIGITAL EDITION HERE3. Wales wing George North The Ospreys and Wales hero talks battered boots, bucket lists and big hits as he looks back on his stellar rugby career so far in ‘My life in pictures’Finisher: George North en route to his second try against France (Getty Images)4. Rugby World CupShould the World Cup expand to 24 teams? Rugby World writers Alan Dymock and Alan Pearey take opposite sides of the argument in this debate5. Ireland scrum-half Conor Murray      A key player for Munster and Ireland, Conor Murray covers referee relations, crazy rumours and feeling rejuvenated in this exclusive interviewReading material: Conor Murray during our interview (Dan Sheridan/Inpho)6. Analysis on a shoestringWhatever your budget, analysis can give your club an edge. Sam Larner explains how and details the different options available money-wise7. Scotland hooker Stuart McInally“When it’s going well, it’s the best job in the world. When it’s not, it can be a dark place.” The front-rower describes the tough times he’s endured to reach the top of the game Eyes on the prize: Stuart McInally vies with Romain Ntamack for the ball (Getty Images)8. European quarter-final previewsRW columnist Stephen Jones looks ahead to the Heineken Champions Cup and European Challenge Cup quarter-finals taking place at the end of this month – and makes his predictions9. Top try-scorer Tom VarndellThe incredible tale of how former England wing Tom Varndell met his biological father and what the future holds for his familyQuiet time: Tom Varndell in the changing rooms at Leicester’s training ground (Daniel Gould)10. Tales of the Calcutta CupThe oldest trophy in the world has created legendary and controversial moments. Alan Dymock recounts the best stories from the annual clash between England and Scotland11. World Cup-winning captain Martin JohnsonThe England legend talks bike-riding, old-style boots and BBC punditry in Rugby World’s offbeat Q&A What’s inside Rugby World’s Six Nations interview special?As we head into the final rounds of this year’s Six Nations, Rugby World brings you a host of exclusive interviews with the stars of the championship in the April 2019 edition.On top of that we debate whether the World Cup should expand and investigate the issues around alcohol consumption at matches. Plus, Tom Varndell opens up on his family history.Here’s a look at what’s inside Rugby World’s Six Nations interview special, with 15 reasons to pick up a copy…1. England centre Henry SladeHe’s taken an unusual route to the No 13 shirt, but the Exeter Chief is now thriving there for England. He tells Chris Hewett why he thinks outside-centre is his position TAGS: Highlight PLUS, THERE’S ALL THIS…NEW! The Secret Referee on penalty triesInside the Mind of… Poppy CleallBen Ryan on the pros and cons of sports psychologyRising Stars Aneurin Owen and David HawkshawCardiff Blues wing Owen Lane on the joy of sevensClub Hero – Toulouse full-back Maxime MédardScotland lock Grant Gilchrist’s tips on protecting the scrum-half at exit rucksWales flanker Aaron Wainwright – from footballer to the next Sam Warburton?USA Women Sevens star Ilona MaherSean Holley on why Racing 92 could go all the way in EuropeFollow Rugby World on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.center_img LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS The April 2019 edition of Rugby World magazine is packed with interviews with the stars of this year’s Six Nations ­– find out more here Job change: Martin Johnson won the World Cup with England in 2003 and is now a BBC pundit (Getty Images)12. Czech Republic WomenFrom social media to comic book covers, James Stafford finds out how the Czech Republic are growing the women’s game13. Italy lock David SisiDespite a succession of setbacks, the second-row never gave up on his dream. He tells Alan Pearey his storyTeam bonding: Edoardo Gori, David Sisi and Guglielmo Palazzani line up for the anthem (Getty Images)14. What it’s like to… start a club in the middle of nowhereCian de Buitléar brought rugby to a GAA heartland and now his son plays professionally. Read the story of An Ghaeltacht15. Former France flanker Olivier Magne“Changes now will make us the best nation in the world.” What he thinks must happen in Francelast_img

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