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, […]

Biscuits in Union – Rugby World Cup 2015

The 2015 Rugby World Cup kicks off this weekend, and is being hosted in England, the spiritual home of the rugby. Legend has it that the game was invented by Rugby School student, William Webb Ellis, when he decided to pick up the ball during a regular football (soccer) game, thus inventing the egg-shaped ball […]

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 […]

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 scene […]

Super Bowl XLIX: Embrace your inner #LeftShark

Super Bowl 49 marked the end of a decade-long Championship drought for the New England Patriots, as the Seattle Seahawks squandered their chance to clinch a second successive Super Bowl title. The post-season showdown in Arizona proved to be an all-round explosive extravaganza, as spectators witnessed the score-line see-saw between the East and West coast […]

Six Biscuits 2014: That’s the way the cookie crumbles…

Super Saturday – March 15th 2014 And there we all were again: All poised for an exhilarating day of international rugby.  Super Saturday has become a legendary, not-to-be-missed, date for the diary, and 2014 certainly didn’t disappoint. With none of the nations being in a position to seize the coveted Grand Slam title, the final […]