Total Flanker

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A Rugby Blog...the older I get the better I was



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This, from US news website Insider Voice ...Sometimes the posts just write themselves 😂...

Sinfield the Tiger?

on Jun 16, 2021

Steve Borthwick's transformation of Leicester continues apace with news that Mike Ford has left his role as the Tigers defence coach and it being heavily rumoured that rugby league legend Kevin Sinfield is set to join the club.Ford's departure i...

The Saffas are coming

on Jun 15, 2021

Confirmation today that the Pro14 will from next season rebrand as the United Rugby Championship (URC) and will include the Sharks, Stormers, Lions and Bulls from South Africa alongside the 12 existing teams from Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales.Th...

Saracens' 60-0 victory away at Ealing in the first leg of the Championship play offs effectively means that, as expected, they will return to the Premiership next season at the first time of asking.Many will welcome their return although many more, I...

Taking the knee...

on Jun 11, 2021 in: football, rugby

I have been quite dismayed by the booing of England's footballers for taking a knee before recent international friendlies and hope this fan behaviour does not extend into their Euro 2020 (2021) campaign (although I rather suspect it will). Gareth So...

I always get a little excited at the announcement of an England squad for summer fixtures during a Lions tour, and it's intriguing to see that Eddie Jones has named 21 uncapped players in a 34-player England training squad who will gather next week...

It is being reported that the RFU’s decision as to whether to extend the suspension of relegation from the Premiership by another three years has been pushed back to the end of June.As you may recall, it was decided that there would be no relegatio...