Tales from the Six Kingdoms: “A lion doesn’t concern itself with the opinion of sheep”

The 2015 Six Nations Championship kicked off in true George R.R.Martin style on Friday night as Wales’s mind games failed to rattle Robshaw’s men at the Millennium Stadium.     The BBC’s homage to the HBO fantasy blockbuster, Game of Thrones, was well timed in readiness for the biggest opening clash for a decade. The […]

Super Saturday 2013: Capitulation in Cardiff

Of one thing we could be certain:  Whatever the result of the England v Wales fixture, tears would be shed in Cardiff. The final round of the 2013 RBS Six Nations tournament ended in historic fashion, as Howley’s fifteen thwarted Lancaster’s bombers’ hopes of attaining their first Grand Slam title since 2003.  And bombed they […]

Yippee Ki Yay Mother Rugger!

Rugby, the John McClane of British Sport, is back with a vengeance this weekend, as we welcome the return of our favourite rugby tournament, the Six Nations Championship. Over the next six weeks, the subzero gloominess of Winter will thaw, and Super Saturday will herald the long awaited start of Spring. Tens of thousands of […]