Total Flanker

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



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Denny for England?

on Feb 23, 2017 in: England

Sale Sharks winger Denny Solomona has apparently decided that he would like to play rugby for England.Solomona has scored 8 tries in 5 games for Sale since controversially switching codes from Castleford Tigers in December.The New Zealand-born w...

Georgia on my mind (again)

on Feb 20, 2017 in: rugby

The case for Georgia’s inclusion in the Six Nations, whether via a play-off against the bottom team or as part of an extended championship, is becoming increasingly difficult to refute.Currently ranked 12 in the World Rugby standings (2 places abov...

Dan Vickerman RIP

on Feb 19, 2017

Shocked and saddened by the tragic death of former Aussie lock Dan Vickerman.37 is no age at all...

Age is only a number

on Feb 18, 2017 in: rugby

With no international rugby on which to focus this weekend, my attention is drawn to comments from Andrew Walker, former Australian dual rugby international, who has volunteered his services to the Brumbies at the ripe old age of 43.According to Walk...

The story so far…

on Feb 17, 2017

As a fallow 6 Nations weekend approaches, time perhaps to reflect on what we have seen so far:- Cracking rugby;- Five of the six teams have achieved at least one victory in their opening two matches;- England’s late, late shows are doing my heart n...

ITALY - poor. Conor O'Shea now has the near impossible task of unearthing a new generation of Italian players who won't be utterly reliant on Sergio Parisse and will be able to sustain intensity beyond 50 minutes. The case for Georgia's promotion to...

Plenty of noise around this weekend’s forthcoming Six Nations fixtures, particularly in relation to the match in Cardiff and mostly generated by Eddie Jones.Amid all the claims of dirty tricks and projectile daffodils and the debate over the stadiu...