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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 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.

What is the secret to Eddie Jones' success?

Leading English writer, Graham Jenkins looks at what is behind Eddie Jones’ immediate success with England.

Is the modern game too preoccupied with power?

Leading sports writer Graham Jenkins looks at the current topical subject of should weights be used in the development of junior players.

Could Six Nations benefit from injection of fresh blood?

This week leading rugby writer Graham Jenkins looks at whether the six nations competition is suffering from fatigue and could benefit from an injection of new teams