Total Flanker

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



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Taxi for Folau?

on Apr 18, 2018 in: Australia, rugby

The fallout from Israel Folau's public declaration of his views on homosexuality refuses to go away, despite Rugby's Australia's somewhat pathetic attempts so far.Folau's comments on social media - that gay people were destined to a life in hell...

Bear Necessities

on Apr 17, 2018 in: rugby

Some 16 days late for April Fools’ Day, Bristol Rugby has announced that, having allegedly spent the best part of the last 18 months carefully considering “how best to shape its long-term future”,  the answer is, apparently, for the the cl...

Back to the well...again

on Apr 16, 2018 in: rugby

Mako Vunipola was impressive again for Saracens against Bath yesterday but really should have been sitting in the stands with his feet up. Under the terms of the agreement between the RFU and Premiership Rugby, Sarries should have rested Vunipol...

Apparently the WRU are planning to ban alcohol on a trial basis, creating a "dry" section in the Principality Stadium for the November autumn internationals.The booze ban follows various reports of drunken fan behaviour including supporters in t...

Unacceptable

on Apr 5, 2018 in: rugby

So, Rugby Australia and the New South Wales Waratahs are asking Israel Folau to explain himself  after he commented on social media that God's plan for gay people was: "HELL.. Unless they repent of their sins and turn to God."&nbs...

Apparently Saracens is not for sale. At least not according to their chairman Nigel Wray, despite co-owner Johann Rupert's decision to withdraw his financial support from the club.Wray will now take full ownership of Sarries and apparently is "c...

This blog would like to add its hearty congratulations and best wishes to legendary Wales and Lions tight-head prop Adam Jones who last week announced that he will retire from playing first-class rugby at the end of this season.Jones has had a long a...