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Times they are a changin’

I think there needs to be a change. Whilst I fully understand why he was used, and indeed how it was successful, I think Dylan Hartley should not be the starting hooker for England against Wales. And starting him against … Continue reading

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Finding my joy

Me for Sport 500 about how the Six Nations is the saviour for pretty much everything Sam Roberts © 2017. (Text only). All Rights Reserved

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We could win it, couldn’t we?

Note the date. Saturday 21st March. Super Saturday, although that turned out to be somewhat of an understatement. Staggered kick offs across the last round of the Six Nations meant seven hours of rugby, calculations and hope. All emotions came … Continue reading

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The Colours On Your Mast

Right, let’s nail some colours to the mast. I’m Welsh. As far as international rugby goes, I support the men in red. Yet, I don’t sound Welsh, I wasn’t born in Wales and I’ve never lived there. Many people think … Continue reading

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Quoting Lombardi

Boys are great aren’t they? All burps and skid marks, grazed knees and puzzled expressions. They bomb around, panting like bull mastiffs, struggling to get their words out as they tell you what’s just happened; happy to run anywhere, even … Continue reading

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In The Park of Princes

As a youngster, growing up and enjoying rugby, I had many dreams. Normal stuff really, pretty inconceivable in truth, but they were my dreams. One distinct wish, one that stays with me to this day, was all to do with … Continue reading

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