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Not what we want

It is true. For all the good that sport does, the way it can reach into the soul and nourish your nether regions, it doesn’t always give us what we want. Our love affair with Japanese rugby was relatively simple. … Continue reading

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Nothing like it

I am trying to explain the situation to my wife. She is patiently waiting to serve up a delayed evening meal*, as it is obvious I am not going to be forthcoming. I’m attempting to describe one of the many … Continue reading

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Team of the Season – Gallagher Premiership 2018/19

My team of the season. I know we have one round to go but, you know, you have to be quick these days. Here are the men whom I think have performed in most laudable fashion during the Gallagher Premiership … Continue reading

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You get what you deserve

You get what you deserve. It is an idiom as true today, as it ever was. Many of us find ourselves knee deep in all sorts of cack from time to time, but as we attempt to extricate ourselves from … Continue reading

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Being human

I was asked by Channel 5 earlier this week to talk about Danny Cipriani. I’m reliably informed that the piece from my holiday in the Umbrian mountains via FaceTime probably didn’t make the cut. Maybe they were after more admonishment. … Continue reading

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All’s Well That Ends Well

When the British and Irish Lions promised ‘Rugby Chaos’ as a way of combatting the All Blacks on this 2017 tour of New Zealand, no one thought it would manifest itself in fans searching the internet frantically for the playing … Continue reading

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A Small Piece About Time and Togetherness

I have some questions for you. Would that Lions side that lost yesterday be able to beat Saracens? The Saracens that dispatched so expertly of Munster and then Leinster on their way to back to back European titles? With all … Continue reading

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