Reflecting on England’s last-gasp 26-24 defeat to France in Round 1 of the 2014 Six Nations, this whirlwind match encapsulated much of what was both great and sub-par about the England team since Stuart Lancaster took over as head coach. 612 more words
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The summer can be a lonely time for a football fan. The excitement of the Premier League season is over and only transfer gossip, which is frustrating at the best of times, is all one has to keep their club at the forefront of their mind. 673 more words
In rugby, as in all competitive team sports, one player’s injury can often be another player’s blessing in disguise.
When Samoan-turned-English centre Manu Tuilagi tore his pectoral muscle early in the Aviva Premiership season, many thought it spelled trouble not only for Leicester Tigers, who had sustained a massive injury list, but also England as it approached the crunch time preparation period for the 2015 World Cup. 601 more words