November Internationals 2014 Round 5 Review

Two much needed wins close out this international window of games. Here is my review of the weekend. So how did the predictions go? First up here's the link to my predictions. 1 out of 2, decidedly average. This was one of my best opportunities to get a clean sheet and I missed it. England 26 v 17... Continue Reading →

The Pain Barrier

Sharing Sunday: This week a post about playing on with injuries, I totally agree with this post and think we should be encouraging players to come off. You only have to look at the recent coverage of Sam Burgess for example to see that we are glorifying playing on when seriously injured. If he had... Continue Reading →

Rugby Thoughts – Lancaster’s muddled thoughts

This international window has been disappointing for England what ever the result this weekend against Australia. The long term contracts given to Lancaster and his coaching squad were supposed to provide stability and give them confidence to continue their plan. Unfortunately all we seem to have seen is muddled thinking and I'm going to take... Continue Reading →

November Internationals 2014 Round 5 Predictions

And so we enter into the last paragraph, here are my predictions for the final weekend of international rugby. First up here's a link to my review of last weekend's action. So how did your predictions go last weekend? 6 out of 9 is OK considering that two games that I got wrong were between... Continue Reading →

November Internationals 2014 Round 4 Review

Another weekend of scintillating international rugby, whilst most of the endings we expected, the journey there was not predictable. Here's my review of the weekend's international games. So how did the predictions go? First up here's the link to my predictions. 6 out of 9, is OK. Argentina used the drop goal to good effect... Continue Reading →

Rugby Thoughts – Aviva Premiership Table

I had a longer look at the Premiership table this week and few interesting things jumped out, so here are some thoughts on the Premiership table. Perhaps I should wait a week before writing this, if my predictions are correct Exeter will be topping the table and that would be amazing. OK it would be... Continue Reading →

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