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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

Mini rugby - do results matter?

Mini rugby has been in the headlines recently with the introduction of ‘inclusive festivals’, Graham Jenkins shares his thoughts and experience on the potential risks to participation in the sport.

Who is ready to step up in rugby's game of thrones?

Jonny Wilkinson and Brian O’Driscoll have been flag bearers for professional rugby in the northern hemisphere. As they both head towards retirement, Graham Jenkins asks, who is ready to fill their boots?

The team behind the teams

The search for marginal gains in rugby has seen an influx of ‘support staff’ to work with players away from the pitch and even the training field. Graham Jenkins looks at some of the people that have made a name for themselves within these support systems

Is O'Driscoll set for coaching future?

World class players don’t always make world class coaches but Graham Jenkins writes that Brian O’Driscoll has all the tools to make it as a top coach

Six Nations Summary

Graham Jenkins takes summarises what was a fantstic Six Nations Championship.

Confidence can carry England home

England showed maturity and no little swagger in beating Wales at Twickenham and securing the triple crown. Graham Jenkins writes the England side have raised World Cup expectations with this performance.

Tries, more tries and statistics

The 2014 Six Nations has arrested a trend of fewer points being scored each year in the tournament. Graham Jenkins looks at the numbers behind the up surge in entertaining rugby

Energy and endeavour trumps experience

A young England side showed that they are capable of grinding it out when it really matters. They did so and the Six Nations is now anyone’s…

Burgess has everything to prove

Sam Burgess undoubtedly has the raw talent to represent England but does he have the time to get ready for the 2015 Rugby World Cup?

Is it time for a European Rugby Championship?

The case for a European rugby championship and why the global game needs it.