Showing 14 articles tagged 'Rugby':

“Kevin Sinfield has inspired me during my treatment. England will need 80 minutes of his attitude and determination to beat the Aussies”

30 Nov 2017

BLOG: Bill Arthur, the Sky Sports presenter, has mixed emotions in the run up to the rugby league World Cup final this weekend between England and Australia. In this exclusive blog, he reflects on the six-year anniversary of his diagnosis with prostate cancer, how friends and family have supported him through his treatment, and what his Sky Sports colleagues think England need to do to win on Saturday.

Dewi Morris: "My late dad was robbed of seeing his grandchildren by prostate cancer"

7 Jun 2017

The former England and British Lions scrum-half tells us how his family connection and a pint with Sky Sports colleague Jeff Stelling convinced him to join day six of the March for Men. But he'll be keeping an eye on the current Lions tour while he walks.

Kevin Sinfield: "When Bill told me he had prostate cancer I was in deep shock"

7 Jun 2017

The former rugby league international and Leeds Rhinos hero is walking day nine of Jeff Stelling's March for Men after watching his Sky Sports colleague Bill Arthur battle with the most common cancer in men. He tells us about how the whole rugby league family is now rallying for the cause, and the infamous night when he led a lost and exhausted Jeff and his fellow marchers through the streets of Leeds last year.

We need to talk about Kevin

17 Dec 2015

Prostate Cancer UK ambassador Kevin Sinfield MBE is on the shortlist for this year's BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards on Sunday. Here's why you should vote for the rugby league legend...

"Don't write off Fiji," says Wasps winger

18 Sep 2015

Ahead of England’s inaugural match in the 2015 Rugby World Cup, we caught up with Christian Wade to get his thoughts in the build up to the big kick off.

Stephen Jones Q&A: rugby legend gets quizzical ahead of World Cup

11 Sep 2015

The Scarlets coach and former Wales fly-half tells us what he thinks of the home nation teams' chances at the Rugby World Cup 2015 and why he's joined Men United to help create a special pub quiz.

Could it be Magic in Newcastle? Of course it could

26 May 2015

We're off to Magic Weekend in Newcastle, and here's what we've got on. If you and your mates are around, we'd love you to join us.

Will Super League fans know the score this Magic Weekend?

1 May 2015

In our build up to Magic Weekend, we launched a survey in partnership with Rugby League Cares to find out what rugby league fans know about prostate cancer, the cause and how they celebrate their friendships by watching their favourite sport.

Magic Weekend: It’s a kinda magic

27 Apr 2015

From 30-31 May, Newcastle will play host to one of the biggest weekends in the rugby league calendar, Magic Weekend. Six matches will be played in two jam-packed days in one stadium, St James’ Park. Two men who have led Sky Sports’ rugby league coverage over the past two decades Bill Arthur and Eddie Hemmings tell us everything we need to know…

Vikings and Warriors put rivalry aside at The Men United Arms ahead of new season clash

5 Feb 2015

It’s a new era for Rugby League as the organisers of the game introduce an exciting promotion and relegation season, but it’s also a new era for Men United with a new campaign and a growing number of pubs supporting our movement. Not least The Cricketers Arms in Widnes, a stone’s throw away from the Widnes Vikings stadium, where we and the club and hosted a very special new season opener press conference on Tuesday (3 February).