Simon Halliday A very English perspective

About Simon Halliday

Hallers played for Oxford University, Bath & Harlequins and represented England in 23 test matches, including the Rugby World Cup final against Australia in 1991.

Simon, a former RFU Council member, is an investment banker in the City of London and also Executive Director of Esher RFC.

Simon Halliday's latest articles

Mind Games - Weight of Expectation

Simon Halliday previews this weekend’s RBS Six Nations Finale. Three teams alive and able to claim the title. Game on…


Simon Halliday talks RBS Six Nations. An interesting and as always brutally honest perspective from a passionate Englishman. Someone who understands the heat of battle and lives the game today as much as he ever has.

Enjoy and as always please do join the discussion…

Patriot Games – A Critical 6 Nations Weekend

Read Simon Halliday’s preview on this weekend’s critical 6 Nation’s matches as he considers key aspects that will define the weekend..

An Englishman’s View

Simon Halliday gives us an Englishman’s view of the challenges facing Stuart Lancaster and his team as they ready themselves for one of the most anticipated RBS Six Nations in recent memory.

The art of being smart - coaches everywhere under spotlight in RWC lead up

Simon Halliday shares with us his thoughts around the Autumn Internationals to date and what they tell us about form and contenders for the 2015 RWC.

England are close....

Hallers’ views on the issues England must address: not being afraid to take risks in attack, and the choice of number 10.

Red rag to an English Bulldog

Hallers is confident that providing England can keep their heads, they will exact revenge on Gatland’s Wales this weekend.

England can stop Ireland’s Slam

As impartial as ever, Hallers’ rallying cry to England “it’s time to start winning these big ones.”

No idea who will win the Six Nations but I like Ireland

Hallers can’t pick a winner in the year’s Six Nations but is

Hemispheres Apart

Hallers says that the Northern Hemisphere teams still lack the attacking skill to make the World Cup final