Tag Archives: Stuart Lancaster

The future starts this weekend

I wrote this for The Rugby Blog – please click here to view It hasn’t been long but we are back into the furnace of ‘international’ rugby this weekend. Countries, in the form of European club sides, take each other on … Continue reading

Posted in rugby, Sport | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“The wheel has come full circle” – Rugby World Cup 2015

King Lear is my favourite Shakespeare play. It is epic. In truth, it is two separate plays entwined together. Love, rejection, honesty, guilt, senility, cruelty and hope: all mashed up with some of the best lines the Bard ever bashed … Continue reading

Posted in rugby, Sport | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

In days like these…

“You know what hope is? Hope is bastard, hope is a liar, a cheat and a tease; hope comes near you, kick its backside, got no place in days like these…” Ben Folds and Nick Hornby, Picture Window So there … Continue reading

Posted in rugby, Sport | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

More than just science

Art, science and England Rugby’s Stuart Lancaster Continue reading

Posted in rugby, Sport | Tagged , , , , | 11 Comments

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

Posted in rugby, Sport | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in rugby, Sport | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in rugby, Sport | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment