English Soccer Team Joins Cross-Sport Numbering System

[Deputy Editor’s Note: With Paul now on his August blog-cation a couple days early, today we have a lede from our own Jamie Rathjen, who takes a look at cross-sport numbering systems. I’ll begin my August run starting tomorrow. — PH]

Last week, a fan of English soccer team Bradford City wrote a column […]

A Uni Watch Look at the Rugby World Cup

[Editor’s Note: Paul is off on a short vacation, returning on Wednesday. Today we have a guest entry by Josh Gardner, editor of the site Rugby Shirt Watch, who’s going to fill us in on the Rugby World Cup, which gets underway today.]

By Josh Gardner

Like soccer, the 15-man code of rugby football […]

A Uni Watch Look at the Rugby Union Autumn Internationals

[Editor’s Note: Today we have a guest entry from Robert Naylor, who’s going to give us a uni-centric primer on the rugby union autumn internationals, which are now underway. ”” PL]

By Robert Naylor

Back in olden times, nations used to settle conflicts by fighting bloody wars. Nowadays we have an even more violent […]

The Haka – A Meeting Point of Culture, Art, Business and Sports

By Phil Hecken

Today, I’m again bringing you a very special article from a gentleman with whom I have worked on several occasions, and who always brings a welcome international flair to Uni Watch, Caleb Borchers.

Caleb is back today to discuss the “Haka,” which most of us may be familiar with (we’ve […]