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How to make the Rugby World Cup betterer…

There aren’t many ways to improve our beloved sport of rugby during the World Cup. I could only think of five. Feel free to let me know your own suggested ‘improvements’. 1) Post selection draft This would allow players who … Continue reading

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For better or worse

There’s a joke going around that Wales feel the World Cup Final is on 26th September 2015. The punchline being that if the Welsh beat England at Twickenham that night, anything that happens subsequently will pale into insignificance. In the valleys, … Continue reading

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Brad’s Magic

This article appeared on EatSleepRugby.co.uk – http://ow.ly/2buTkR So, there we have it. England have named their 31 man squad and the media have reacted. To include the likes of Slade and Burgess is, according to Lancaster in press conference, “not … Continue reading

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Lights Out

(The England Rugby team traipse back in after a 25-20 loss in Paris. Stuart Lancaster walks up the tunnel flanked by coaches Graham Rowntree and Andy Farrell) Lancaster: Guys…? What the… ? Rowntree: … Farrell: … The, er… (Pause) Lancaster: … Continue reading

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The light and shade of Dave Ewers – for Rugby World

http://po.st/DEwers This article was picked up by Rugby World. Please click on the link to have a read. The brightest orb burns over Twickenham at the moment. As England defeated France on Saturday night, fans of the red rose began … Continue reading

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Down periscope

Social media has some bite to it. The up sides are big; you can connect with people in a serious way, make them feel involved like never before. The down sides are that it can quickly escalate out of your … Continue reading

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Two juvenile fingers

Is there something of a movement going on? Are sportsmen and women really not seeing age as a factor? Is sport moving towards the concept that experience is not as important as ability? Let’s look at some recent evidence. Football: … Continue reading

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