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I took a friend to Goldington Road this weekend. “Is it always like this?” he asked, as we headed into the marquee: the large, white hospitality tent positioned on the north side of the famous sloping pitch. We weaved our … Continue reading

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Paul Tupai, in perpetuity

The Scrum Bar at Goldington Road in Bedford, a place where the past alights. The walls are adorned with photographs of XVs stretching back generations. Sons and fathers; grandfathers before them. Hundreds of men, facing the camera with the same … Continue reading

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The man you want on your side

As Tom Varndell crossed for his third and decisive try on Boxing Day in front of a particularly festive Ashton Gate crowd, one Bristol back row forward pumped his fist a little harder than most. Nick Fenton-Wells, the boy who … Continue reading

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