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Six Nations Round 1: That Friend Of Yours

The Six Nations. That friend of yours. The one you hadn’t heard from in a while, that you hoped had mellowed a little, settled down perhaps, and yet within half an hour of the reunion is asking you to stay … Continue reading

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The Joy of Six

February clocks on; a licking of lips. Buoyed by rounds of European pounding and a previous summer of British and Irish togetherness, we turn on each other. This feels so good. Humming each other’s tunes and yet, every melodious note … Continue reading

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The here and now

Click here for me for the Rugby Blog – one final time As Nigel Owens and TMO Ben Skeen deliberated over whether the ball had gone forward off Haylett-Petty or Maro Itoje in Saturday’s third test between Australia and England … Continue reading

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This is England

Me for the Rugby Blog Stripped to the waist, amidst the maelstrom that was Melbourne’s AAMI Park, Dan Cole stood oozing Englishness. Having been de-robed with comical ease whilst attending one of the many scraps that broke out in the … Continue reading

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Extraordinary

Extraordinary. The Rugby World Cup. I don’t know how this all started, or where it will all finish. Do I have to write something? Maybe I shouldn’t. Just close down the computer and walk away. Let someone else try and … Continue reading

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“Yes sir….”

Imagine if we had a talking to from Nigel Owens ahead of the big match this Saturday… I did. “Right then, I don’t know who you’ve been listening to, but I’m in charge ok? You listen to me. I’ll tell … Continue reading

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Play on…

And so we begin the Rugby World Cup. Alongside us, hope, that most dangerous of drinking partners. In front of us, the undecided. Minutes into quarters into halves into wholes, match upon match of rugby potential. That lot versus us. … Continue reading

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