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 […]

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 […]