Total Flanker

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Country:United Kingdom

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



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I can only imagine that speculation that Eddie Jones wants to recruit the Auckland Blues No.8, Hoskins Sotutu, to England colours is just that – speculation.Sotutu has been pulling up trees for the Blues so far in the Super Rugby Aotearoa competit...

Former Rugby League player, Craig Murdock, suggested earlier this week that a merger of Union and League into a hybrid form of Rugby might enable a new sport to compete globally with football.I’m not so sure about competing wit football as one of t...

I'm intrigued by the news that a group of Exeter Chiefs fans are petitioning to get the club to change the Native American branding and imagery it uses to promote itself.According to the campaign, there is no place in a predominantly white Briti...

It looks as if the laws of the Wild West are in full operation at Leicester Tigers as reportedly up to a third of the Tigers squad are up in arms over new payment terms which, it would appear, the club is seeking to impose.Included in the group of pl...

I was asked over the weekend to put together a short end of season report for my son's Colts team, a task made all the more difficult by the fact that the season was prematurely curtailed by the Covid-19 lockdown.In fact the season shutdown could not...

The proposal to stage a cross-code match between the All Blacks and the Kangaroos later this year shows in just how desperate a state professional rugby union has been left by the Covid-19 pandemic.The proposed "historic" hybrid game takes me back to...

On a lighter note (it has all been a tad serious of late) comes news that Leicester Tigers have added the Melbourne Rebels back, Harry Potter, to their ranks.With no apologies whatsoever, Potter's signature affords me the opportunity to rehash an old...