Arise, Sir Halfpenny!

After the marginal and somewhat underwhelming first two Lions tests, few were expecting an epic finale in Sydney.  But a showdown it turned out to be, with the home nation predators snatching a victory from the hosts to secure their first series win since 1997. The final score, 41-16 was in itself historic: the highest […]

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 […]