Quicker than Anthony Watson in full flight, Ugo Monye delivers another fast-paced round-up of everything that happened in the world of rugby in the latest episode of his TV show, The Wrap.
The former England and Lions wing turned presenter touches on the best bits from round four of Six Nations 2021, including England’s magnificent win against France in ‘Le Crunch’, while at the same time, lifting the lid on the inspiration behind Ellis Genge’s latest hairstyle.
As usual, the weekend’s rugby produced remarkable acts of skills, sportsmanship and good humour but you’d be hard-pressed to find a better piece of footwork, from a prop at least, than Tadhg Furlong’s double dummy in Ireland’s win at Murrayfield.
Away from the international scene, World Rugby’s live streaming of Super Rugby AU began with a bang, and a remarkable comeback win for Queensland Reds against the Brumbies in what was a rerun of the last Grand Final.
In Super Rugby Aotearoa, Crusaders wing Leicester Fainga’anuku produced a contender for try of the year with a spectacular finish in the corner that made Jonny May’s against Italy last month February look routine.
In the English Premiership, we find out why veteran fly-half/centre Jimmy Gopperth is the perfect role model for younger players and Ugo returns to his old stomping ground at the Twickenham Stoop for his latest challenge.
And, last but not least, former Wallaby great, Matt Giteau, has no hesitation in telling all on his former teammates as he prepares to begin his new rugby adventure in Major League Rugby in the sunny climes of California.