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Catching Bath

Bath, the city: with its Bath stone buildings, creamy yellow in the September sun, rising up and around like the sides of a colosseum. It is a natural amphitheatre; all the roads seem to lead towards the centre. And under an … Continue reading

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Hitting the target and not finding your bullets – Aviva Premiership Round 2 Review

Click here to read my report on the Aviva Premiership and see my ‘Team of the Week’. No two weeks are the same in the Aviva Premiership. Ask Dan Mugford, or indeed Gloucester. Sale’s Mugford steered his last minute penalty villainously … Continue reading

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The name on the back of your shirt

I spoke to Jonathan Joseph, he said some beautiful things, so I wrote them down. Me for the Rugby Blog A year ago, Jonathan Joseph was getting dressed up and heading out to the Rugby Players’ Association awards. He would … Continue reading

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Lies, damned lies, and statistics… An Aviva Premiership Team of the Year

Selecting a team of the year from the Aviva Premiership 2015/16 Continue reading

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The future starts this weekend

I wrote this for The Rugby Blog – please click here to view It hasn’t been long but we are back into the furnace of ‘international’ rugby this weekend. Countries, in the form of European club sides, take each other on … Continue reading

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Inbetween the talking

Good riddance is an odd phrase. With its positive negativity. Something a doting parent would say to a heartbroken child. Protective, vicariously angry at the rejection, trying to instill a belief that things will be better off without ‘them’. When we … Continue reading

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Remember, Remember…

Dates and times: history is full of them. Some traverse the ages, others drift into obscurity. How people will document this year’s bonfire night from a rugby perspective is likely to be nothing more than a footnote on a rewritten … Continue reading

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