Tag Archives: Rugby union

One Game at a Time – Episode 5

In Episode 5 of Rugby World Magazine’s podcast ‘One Game at a Time’, I speak to arguably the finest finisher her country has ever seen. Nicknamed ‘One Touch’, Katherine Merchant scored 44 tries in 58 international appearances, and I talk … Continue reading

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One Game at a Time – Special Edition – Episode 4

“What can touch a man like that…?” I am exceptionally proud to tell you that to celebrate the 60th Birthday of the world’s best-selling rugby magazine, I got to talk to many people’s greatest player, about arguably the greatest rugby … Continue reading

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One Game at a Time – Episode 3

Episode 3 of Rugby World Magazine’s ‘One Game at a Time’ sees Sam Roberts talk to Premiership referee and former Harlequins and Bedford player Karl Dickson. After more than 150 top-flight appearances for Quins, Karl made the swift and challenging … Continue reading

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One Game at a Time – Episode 2

I speak to England and Gloucester’s James Simpson-Daniel, in the second episode of ‘One Game at a Time’. It was amazing to hear him talking about taking on Jonah Lomu, Sir Clive Woodward’s strategies and the heartbreak of missing out … Continue reading

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Nothing is off the table

Read my piece on the plight of English top tier rugby here

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Marler and mirth

The 26th of September 2018 was the date he tried to sort this all out. He would step away from international rugby. He was young enough to still be incredibly useful as an international prop forward, but he’d had enough. … Continue reading

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Exeter’s Excellence

click here for the article on Rugby Pass You can usually find out a little bit more about your club side during the Six Nations. Shorn of key men, clubs can either step up or wilt. There are a couple … Continue reading

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The spectral sceptre

Please click this link to read this piece on RugbyPass It was telling that two individual moments of brilliance were all that England could proffer in Paris. Against a defence fatigued by work already done, England’s Jonny May jinked forth … Continue reading

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Money is a terrible master

Saracens. A bastard child of rugby and business. Born from an ugly coming together. Now shamed, shunned and spat out into the wilderness. It was a partnership that had us all a little bit worried. Rugby with its need to … Continue reading

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The heartbreakingly simple truth

Read my words on the heartbreaking Rugby World Cup final for RugbyPass

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