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Philip Bendon

Philip is a rugby journalist with a background in covering the sport at all levels. Having started out covering National One fixtures in the UK. He has gone on to write for several publications such as Planet Rugby, Rugby365 and RugbyDump. Due to his background of being an Irish/Saffa mix he has a particular focus on the sport in the two countries. His biggest passion however is reminding everyone of the glory days of Munster Rugby.

17 Articles

Bulls player ratings vs Leinster | 2023/24 URC semi-final

The Vodacom Bulls secured a remarkable 25 - 20 win over a highly touted Leinster side at Loftus Versfeld to book a place in next w…

Philip Bendon
Philip Bendon
15 Jun 2024, 12:55

Stormers player ratings vs Glasgow | 2023/24 URC quarter-finals

The DHL Stormers travelled to Scotstoun Stadium in search of a third consecutive semi-final space. Instead, they will return to Ca…

Philip Bendon
Philip Bendon
08 Jun 2024, 17:02

Bath player ratings vs Northampton | 2023/24 Premiership final

Bath Rugby came agonisingly close to a first-ever Premiership title as they fell 25 - 21 to the Northampton Saints. Losing loosehe…

Philip Bendon
Philip Bendon
08 Jun 2024, 12:22

Gloucester player ratings vs Sharks | EPCR Challenge Cup 2023/24

Gloucester Rugby couldn't make their early advantage tell as they succumbed to a powerful display from the Hollywoodbets Sharks wh…

Philip Bendon
Philip Bendon
24 May 2024, 17:17
Interview

McKenzie Hawkins: 'I hope that we come off as electric'

“It's great to play the best in the world, and having it at home on American soil will definitely change the tune of the game. W…

Philip Bendon
Philip Bendon
27 Apr 2024, 6:38

Watch - Racing 92's Henry Arundell finishes off 65m counter-attacking try

Arguably, the most highly touted talent in English Rugby, Henry Arundell, has already collected a highlight reel worthy of a full …

Philip Bendon
Philip Bendon
27 Nov 2023, 10:47

Six of the very best rugby player and referee interactions

Philip Bendon
Philip Bendon
23 Jan 2023, 9:54

Top five rugby players to represent more than one nation

Philip Bendon
Philip Bendon
23 Jan 2023, 9:36

Top five rugby interviews of all time

Great characters, epic one-liners and general rugby banter is the stuff of dreams for rugby fans here are our Top 5 Rugby Intervie…

Philip Bendon
Philip Bendon
15 Nov 2022, 8:38

The top ten rugby families of all time

As the saying goes It runs in the family. More often than not this is not the case when it comes to top level elite sport but in t…

Philip Bendon
Philip Bendon
15 Nov 2022, 8:35

Top five haka responses of all time

Whenever the All Blacks there is a special feeling in the air, a mystique if you will. Rugby fans the world over know the unique …

Philip Bendon
Philip Bendon
02 Nov 2022, 8:38

Top 5 international rugby rivalries of all time

Here we take a look at the top 5 international rugby rivalries of all time.

Philip Bendon
Philip Bendon
22 Aug 2022, 18:32
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