Tag Archives: Stuart Lancaster

Into the reckoning

I don’t like to go on about things. In fact, I try and keep this website full of articles of different aspects of rugby and sport. I try not to let it get dominated by certain teams or players. But … Continue reading

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Out of the reckoning

In the final few weeks before Rugby World Cup 2015, we are already walking across battlefields. International squads are being trimmed; 45 becomes 38, and will eventually become 31. Discarded bodies lie strewn about our path, they tried to make … Continue reading

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Followship of the King

“Oh bollocks!” says Stuart, his Earl Grey spilling into the saucer as he sets it down. In his other hand, his thumb scrolls furiously through Twitter as the copious rugby media outlets issue forth the news. “This is never going … Continue reading

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Missed Connection

Poor old Danny Cipriani. We’ve all been there. Got a new girlfriend, gone public, been seen holding hands, told ourselves how great it is all going to be, even though they don’t quite look at us with the longing we … 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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Lancaster’s Gate

The White Tower stands resolute amidst the walls and wards of the Tower of London. If you have ever been to this famous castle on London’s riverbank, the White Tower is unmistakable, positioned as it is, right at the centre … Continue reading

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