#RBS6Nations 2017 #Round1 round up 

It was another exhilarating first round of the RBS6Nations!  #SCOvIRE FT27-22 It kicked off with what turned out to be a classic Celtic clash at BT Murrayfield, with Scotland’s electric start leaving Ireland temporarily stunned. Despite a ferocious fight back by the Irish, Scotland survived, leaving Ireland with only a losing bonus point as consolation. […]

A debutant’s dream: Wales kicks off its Euro2016 campaign with style

  I didn’t exist the last time the Welsh football team competed in a major tournament.  Indeed, esquires Neil and Buzz hadn’t even set foot on the moon when Wales last competed on the world stage at football.  Wales’ last appearance was, in fact, at the 1958 World Cup, where they were knocked out of […]

Super Bowl Gold

*from GingerBreadOfHeaven  Super Bowl 50 was certainly not pretty, and the Superman vs Sheriff showdown proved notably lacklustre compared with the hyperbolic build-up.    “Superman” Cam and failed to find the spark that had characterised the Panthers’ regular season, and it was not veteran Peyton Manning’s leadership that won it for the Broncos. Instead, the Golden Super Bowl […]

Super Bowl 50 Hosts – Levi’s Stadium

Tonight’s Super Bowl 50 clash is being hosted by the tech spectacular Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California.  It is quite fitting really, that the Golden Super Bowl is being held in the US’ Golden State. We were fortunate to have the chance to watch a football game at the stadium back in 2014 as […]

Countdown to the Golden Super Bowl #SB50

This year’s Super Bowl will be the 50th NFL championship game, and is known as the “Golden Super Bowl”.   With only a week to go, here are 5 things you need to know about this year’s edition: When and Where Sunday 7th February at 6.30 pm E.T.  The clash is being hosted by the Levi’s […]

Six Nations 2016 Countdown…

It is now less than a week until the RBS Six Nations tournament kicks off again! Excited much?! And what an excellent 12 months of rugby it has been: Last season’s Super Saturday kept us all on the edge of our seats to see Ireland named champions, and then, a home World Cup gave us […]

#RWC2015 Quarter Final Round-up: Zut alors! Southern Hemisphere sides smash into the Semis!

After a balanced NorthvSouth set up for the Quarters, the Northern Hemisphere failed to get a foot in the Semis.  For the first time, the final four will be a play-off amongst the Rugby Championship teams. Japan remain the only Northern Hemisphere team to beat one of the tri – nations. Whist Wales and Scotland […]

RWC2015 – Quarter Final Preview – That’s the way the cookies crumble

Well, it certainly has been one heck of a roller-coaster ride so far!   Legends are born here. Blood & sweat. Dreams made, broken. Rugby is our game. #RWCHaikus The pool stage of the RWC2015 has been sensational, and has been full of drama and controversy.  The 40 matches have been a delight to experience, […]

RWC2015 Round-Up – Week 3: Historic Heartbreak at HQ

All eyes were on England this week, following its defeat by Wales last Saturday.  We were on the cusp of one of the greatest RWC upsets of all time… #TGAvNAM Another exceptional and historic match in Exeter, as Namibia narrowly miss out on securing their first World Cup win.  Captain Jacques Burger was visible frustrated, […]

Clash of Kings: Super Saturday Showdown

The conclusion of the 2015 RBS Six Nations championship proved worthy of a season finale George R.R.Martin himself would have been proud of. As the participant nations broke their fast yesterday morning, it was a three-way battle between Ireland, Wales and England, with an outside mathematical chance for France thrown in for good measure. There […]