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The Cobar Camels

Cobar is a tiny town in far north-western New South Wales. As the crow flies, it is more than 700 kilometres from Sydney.

The locals like to think that their town is part of rugby’s heartland, grassroots style – but there is barely a blade of green to be seen anywhere in Cobar. 838 more words



In his first column for MyClubBetting, England U20 prop Luke Chapman talks you through a typical away trip with his club, the Cornish Pirates.

Penzance, Cornwall…the home of the Cornish Pirates – the furthest southern Championship team. 587 more words


Grassroots Refereeing: Pros and Cons

Challenging and perhaps a little unfair. This is what it would be, to attempt to generalise the refereeing experiences of the 1000’s of different referees that officiate within grassroots football. 272 more words


What can the climate movement learn from nonviolent social movements?

All great social movements and social leaders learn from each other, almost as if the torch is passed and the spirit carries on.  Gandhi was inspired by the ideas of non-violence, self-reliance, civil disobedience, and equity of Tolstoy, Thoreau and John Ruskin. 425 more words

Match Report v's Whalley Junior U10

A complete opposite to the last two weeks in terms of the weather.  This week was a very wet, rainy and cold day on Bacup Rec.  277 more words


Entry 11 - Managing Expectations

Upon arrival from India, zeal deflated and with low energy reserves, I was confronted with the statement, “Maybe you should have managed your expectations better.” 255 more words