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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

Coaches must lead quest to change collision culture

A spate of dismissals have hogged the headlines in recent weeks, and often divided opinion, with referees determined to underline World Rugby’s commitment to player welfare and eliminate dangerous play. Leading writer Graham Jenkins looks at what’s behind the actions and who is to lead the behaviour change.

Argentina still on the rise after a massive year

As the dust settles on an historic year for Argentina rugby that saw their introduction into Super Rugby, Argentina Rugby Union general manager Greg Peters chats to Graham Jenkins about the challenges they have faced on and off the pitch.

All Blacks in Pursuit of Ongoing Excellence

What motivates this All Black team to unparalleled success? Records or the pursuit of excellence? Leading rugby writer Graham Jenkins considers the question in his latest article.

Coaches get the boot. It’s a fact of life.

A team fails and the coach gets fired – an unfortunate reality of professional sporting team life. Leading writer, Graham Jenkins reflects on a coach’s ability to bounce back from a career setback.

Olympics makes lasting impression

Leading writer Graham Jenkins looks at the effect of Rio’s Olympics Rugby 7s competitions, the highlights and opportunities it hopefully presents for the game.

How to put the super back into Super Rugby?

How successful has this year’s expanded super competition been? Graham Jenkins reflects on the merits of its expansion and future.

Wily Jones yet to put a foot wrong

England rugby revival in the past 12 months has been Lazarus-like and leading writer Graham Jenkins looks at Eddie Jones’ central role in this revival.

Does success no longer guarantee job security?

A premiership final 12 months ago and now out of job, Graham Jenkins looks at whether Mike Ford’s sacking at Bath is the start of a Football like trend for UK Rugby coaches.

Great Britain drop the ball in quest for Olympics glory

Graham Jenkins looks at the challenge ahead for Team GB 7s coach Simon Amor as he prepares his team for the Rio Olympics.

PRO Rugby set for historic bow in United States

The game is set to take a monumental step in the United States this weekend with the start of the first fully professional league…Ahead of kick-off Graham Jenkins spoke to chief executive Doug Schoninger.