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The Best Rugby Boots for Forwards 2023
In rugby, the forwards are the group of 8 players who take part in the scrum and lineouts. Find out more about the best boots for the position.
Six Nations 2024: Fixture list and dates
The 2023 tournament isn't even over, but the dates for the 2024 Six Nations are out now.
2023 Guinness Six Nations Fixtures & TV Coverage

All the information you need for the the 2023 Guinness Six Nations in one handy place.

The lowdown on Opro rugby mouthguards
Struggling to work out which mouth guard you need? Read on for all the info.
A new look for
Find out all about the new logo, rebrand and updated website.
How to look after your new rugby boots
With new boots comes great responsibility - well, you’re going to have to clean them, aren't you? We've got all the advice you could need right here!
Where to watch the 2022 Six Nations on TV
The 2022 Guinness Six Nations kicks off on the 5th of February with an epic afternoon of rugby.  If you are not heading to the game what TV channel can you watch it?
A look back as we celebrate the 20th birthday of First XV!
As First XV turns 20, we do a bit of reminiscing with some old photos, past staff members and a brief history of the shop...
England switch from Canterbury to Umbro
Get all the latest information on Umbro's deal with England Rugby to replace Canterbury as official kit suppliers from September 2020.
The honest truths about women’s rugby
Morgan, one of the team members here at First XV, gives us her view of women's rugby, the cliches, the growth of the game, and lots more!
New badge, new identity, new kit for Edinburgh
New badge, new identity, same name for Edinburgh Rugby as the new kit in navy blue and lava orange is released at
Rugbystuff tours New Zealand with the 2017 British and Irish Lions - Part 2
Andy gives us an in-depth look at the second part of his Lions trip to New Zealand, taking in the games in Auckland and Wellington. tours New Zealand with the 2017 British & Irish Lions - Part 1
Andy,'s man in New Zealand, is lucky enough to be in the land of the long white cloud, taking in 4 games of the 2017 British and Irish Lions tour. In the following blog, he takes us through his...
Shoulder Injuries in Rugby - Part 2
Towards the end of 2016, physiotherapist Steve Wrigley of the The Health Rooms in Peebles wrote a blog for us on shoulder injuries in rugby. And now he's back with Part 2...
New partnership with Craig Watson Sports Photographer
You may have noticed over the first weekend of this year's Six Nations that across all our FacebookTwitter and Instagram pages, as well our own website, we have gained access to some stunning action photos.
Performance for Rugby - by Ben Coomber
Ben Coomber talks us through what to eat to stay in shape on the rugby pitch
Eat, Train, Recover – Nutrition for Recovery in Rugby – by Ben Coomber

In the first part of this blog series I talked about the basic considerations for nutrition with regard to your performance on the rugby pitch and the training ground.  Now I want to get a little more specific about an often overlooked aspect of health and fitness and that’s recovery.

Fuel Your Performance: Nutrition for rugby – the basics - by Ben Coomber
This week we are absolutely delighted to announce a huge guest blogger - Ben Coomber.  For those that don't know Ben then you are about to meet a guy who cuts through a lot of the noise made by the Health & Fitness industry - this guy just talks sense.
Shoulder Injuries in Rugby - Part 1
Guest blogger - Physio Steve Wrigley - is back with another insightful blog into the often injured area of the shoulder.  Over to Steve...
Returning to rugby following injury - a physio's guide
Guest blogger Stephen Wrigley of The Health Rooms in Peebles talks through the do's and do not's of returning to rugby after an injury.
Step Up Your Game: How to Choose the Perfect Rugby Boots
We like to think here at we have one of the widest ranges of rugby boots on the market. Selecting the right pair of rugby boots is crucial to your success on the field. In this blog, we will take a look at how to pick the right pair of rugby boots.