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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

England lack killer instinct

England more than played their part in an epic Six Nations clash with France but crucially it ended in defeat.

Five coaching calls that could decide the Six Nations

At the top level, big games are decided by fine margins, Graham Jenkins looks at where those margins may lie this year

Should coaches help crown the world's best player?

The process of awarding talent at the end of a competition is driven by opinion and is never perfect. Graham Jenkins argues that the best just of a player’s performance is the coach. Surely?

The cash or country conundrum

Toby Flood will miss out on this year’s 6 nations due to his decision to move to France. Graham Jenkins tackles the cash vs. country debate head-on.

Is longevity the secret to success?

Should Warren Gatland see out his new contract, he would become the longest serving head coach of all time. Does this increase Wales’s chances of success?

End of year awards

Graham Jenkins selects the people and players of 2013 who deserve recognition

2013 Team of the Year
New Zealand swept all before them this year but how many All Blacks make Graham Jenkins’ Team of the Year?
Europe's loss will cause England pain

Could the English club’s desire to secure their long-term future have jeopardised long-term future of the game in England?

Five lessons from the autumn internationals

As the dust settles on the end of year internationals, Graham Jenkins reflects on what the latest inter-hemisphere clashes have taught us

2013 - the year of the All Blacks

Ireland pushed the All Blacks as close as anyone has in 2013 but the ABs weren’t to be denied their piece of history.