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More important than rugby

Amongst the thrashings of a penultimate week of Super Rugby, an old favourite is limbering up. If Saracens are unbeatable in Northern Hemisphere club rugby, their equal and opposite are the Canterbury Crusaders. Many have wondered who would win if … 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 Offside Law and Me

This is a curious article and one that associates itself with the minutiae and ridiculousness of rugby laws. It’s a little bit geeky, so I’ll understand if you don’t want to stick around. There’s Wimbledon, Donald Trump Jr, Love Island, … Continue reading

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The Lions Sleep Tonight

It is the night before, the morning after. I hope you are reading this then. Not after the fact. The reality is rarely as good as the promise. Sleeping Lions dream, and here we are, in Britain and Ireland, about … Continue reading

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The Crooked Feed – LIONS WARNING FOR FANS

Your rugby news – just not as you know it Lions XV output is now reaching dangerous levels say experts. New studies from the institute who specialise in this sort of stuff say that people are currently assembling ‘what they think … Continue reading

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Third time’s a charm

This article was picked up by Rugby World – click here It has been decided. Despite all our best intentions, crossing of fingers and I do hope nots, we have a final between the two best sides in the competition. This … Continue reading

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