The East Terrace was opened up in 2004 as a place for lovers of rugby football union to enjoy an offside look at the rugby world. Founded and edited by James Stafford, The East Terrace’s original incarnation was purely satirical in nature. Today, it serves up content served with an unbalanced blend of adoration, cynicism, awe, frustration and enthusiasm.

Content from the site has been syndicated on ESPN Scrum.com and in the Irish Independent and Rugby Times. It has been listed among the best rugby websites in the world by the Times and The Daily Telegraph and praised by publications such as Rugby World.

Founder James Stafford has written on the sport for publications including the Daily Telegraph, Irish Independent, Metro, Rugby World, Rugby Journal, Leinster Rugby Matchday Magazine, British & Irish Lions (match programmes), South Wales Evening Post, Sporting Post (Wales), Rugby Times, and ESPN scrum.com. He is currently writing a series of rugby history books for Polaris Publishing. You can follow him on Twitter at @jpstafford.

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