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Sir Colin Meads RIP

on Aug 21, 2017 in: New Zealand

There’s no doubt that the game has lost another of its true legends.Belated RIP Pinetree.


on Aug 18, 2017 in: rugby

There's not much that Saracens get wrong these days but, simply put,THIS...IS...RUBBISH.

According to the Grauniad, Australia have named Kurtley Beale in their starting XI for the weekend's Bledisloe Cup encounter against the All Blacks.Starting XI?I know the Aussies are having a few issues at the moment, but surely&n...

The Women’s Rugby World Cup has so far been a tad disappointing.Not the rugby. That’s been great.No, what’s disappointing is the total and utter lack of scandal.No tales of excessive drinking, no breaches of curfew, no drugs, no gambling, no dw...

Western Farce

on Aug 14, 2017 in: Australia

I admit I’m not particularly up to speed with the workings of rugby in Australia, but it strikes me that the ARU have made a right old horlicks of things lately.Having agreed to axe one of it’s Super Rugby franchises, last week the ARU announced...

Whole Wide World

on Aug 11, 2017 in: rugby

When I was a young boyMy mama said to me"There's only one girl in the world for youAnd she probably lives in Tahiti."Delighted to have the opportunity to post the opening lyrics from one of my favourite songs from the seventies - Whole Wide World by...

Woman's World

on Aug 8, 2017

Good luck to all involved with the Women's Rugby World Cup which kicks off in Dublin later today and especially to the Red Roses, the defending champions.It's also great to see that much of the tournament will be able to be viewed live on ITV, giving...