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500 words about just two

“I’m sorry.” Those are the words with which Ian Tempest showed the red card to Richard Barrington, the Saracens prop forward sent from the field in their game against Exeter this afternoon. Two little words but they can mean a … Continue reading

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Crocodiles, Sharks and Wasps – Week 5 Review of the Aviva Premiership

Click here to read my Round 5 Review of the Aviva Premiership for Yahoo/The Rugby Pod Week five of the Aviva Premiership and the hits just keep on coming. Some of the games became ‘purist’ affairs, with defences elbowing their … Continue reading

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Few certainties… Round 4 Review of the Aviva Premiership

Click here for Week 4 Aviva Premiership Review plus a team of the week There are few certainties in sport. Fewer still in the Aviva Premiership. As we rounded our fourth lap of a twenty two week campaign, previous givens … Continue reading

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She’s back – Week 1 Aviva Premiership Review

Please click on the link below Me for the new and rather excellent Rugby Pod website Oh how we’ve missed her. The Aviva Premiership sashayed back into our lives this weekend. Some new lipstick and a different hairdo but basically the … Continue reading

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To America, with love

For the first time ever, this Aviva Premiership season is being broadcast in the United States of America. Wonderful news, especially if you’re American. What with everything else you are having to sort out, being able to watch the best … Continue reading

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Beef billowing with belief

So how long is golf going to let Andrew Johnston get away with this? He of the beard and North London cackle. Wandering up fairways in a fun filled haze; reaching each green with the look of man entering his … Continue reading

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Boults from the Blues

“There was this one player at Rotherham, an awful man, who shall remain nameless,” Phil Boulton begins. His 6’2” and 18st prop-forward frame is stood in my kitchen, the sideboard creaking ever so slightly under the strain. We are talking … Continue reading

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