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About Graham Jenkins

Graham Jenkins is a freelance sports journalist who has been reporting around the rugby globe for over 20 years. A former editor of the leading rugby union website, he is a veteran of five World Cups and cites England’s 2003 triumph as the most memorable moment of his professional career – closely followed by a night out with Toulon owner Mourad Boudjellal.

Graham Jenkins's latest articles

Time to put the lab coats away?

England came close again in the second Test against New Zealand, but Graham Jenkins says Tuilagi needs to play a central role in England’s midfield.

The Confidence Gap?

As an under-strength England side came close to victory over the All Blacks in Auckland, Graham Jenkins says Steve Hansen has confidence in his players to make the right decisions and take their chances on the pitch.

Wilkinson takes one final glorious bow

Despite lacking drama on the pitch, the Top 14 final was a fitting final bow for Jonny Wilkinson, so much so that the French crowd sang along to ‘God Save The Queen’ says Graham Jenkins

Thanks to Jonny Wilkinson

Graham Jenkins reflects on his personal highlights from Jonny’s career

Toulon just too good in euro finale

Whilst not spectacular, Toulon showed they are a unified team to triumph over Saracens in the Heineken Cup Final. Graham Jenkins reflects on the win.

Wilko will relish coaching challenge

Jonny Wilkinson has announced his retirement and move into a coaching role with Toulon, Graham Jenkins shares his thoughts on how he will get on.

Fritz mistreatment, who is responsible?

Following a horrific head injury to Toulouse player Fritz against Racing Metro, read Graham Jenkins’ reaction to the clearly concussed player being allowed to return to play.

Stats and Awards

Graham Jenkins asks should stats play a more important part in determining player of the season short lists.

The Burger Blueprint

Jacques Burger was outstanding in Saracens’ 46-6 win over Clermont, Graham Jenkins examines what is contributing to his and the team’s impressive performances this season.

Second chances

Graham Jenkins asks should more coaches in professional sport be given second chances as they develop and grow with experience.