Rugby Union Today: Wales analysis and a Fijian hero

Another busy day in the rugby union game as analyst Sam Larner studies Wales’ game-plan with Dan Biggar at number 10 plus My Rugby World Cup hero returns with Fiji star Vilimoni Delasau.

What’s on the site

Larner looks at how Biggar directed Wales against England in Cardiff last week and how that could continue in the World Cup.

We also praise a Rugby World Cup hero from 2007, Fiji wing Delasau, who took the competition by storm against the Welsh.

France have named their XV to face Scotland at Murrayfield on Saturday. Captain Guilhem Guirado returns to start at hooker.

What’s in the news

Snubbed France scrum-half Morgan Parra has revealed that he isn’t “bitter” about being left out of the squad for the World Cup.

Just a few days after Wales moved up to number one in the World Rankings, Ireland could replace them if they beat England.

What’s on social media

How about this for a passage from a game between Brothers Rugby Club and University? Things were a bit different in 1983…

Scrum white.

— Jacques Burger (@Nabasboer) August 20, 2019

What’s on TV

There are two more World Cup warm-ups this weekend as England host Ireland at Twickenham on Sky Sports, while Scotland and France go head-to-head in the reverse fixture on Premier Sports.

Sky are also showing the Currie Cup and Mitre 10 Cup, which continues with Hawke’s Bay’s encounter against Otago on Thursday.