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When espionage goes wrong... and other bad days at the office

Imagine for a moment you’re a South African cricket tactician. You’ve gone to the trouble of compiling a dossier on your Kiwi opponents, their batting weaknesses and how to bowl to them. 656 more words

Friday Funnies

WRU referees Evans and Whitehouse turn professional

Two upcoming Welsh referees, Ben Whitehouse (pictured on left) and Craig Evans (right) have been appointed by the Welsh Rugby Union as professional match officials. 323 more words

Nigel Owens

What the..???? Phew! Munster 21 - Ospreys 18.

The normally unflappable Nigel Owens looked confused, asking his assistants for input as he allowed play continue.  The crowd bayed for a knock-on and a chance for Munster to clear their lines.  2,866 more words

Pro12 League

We'll "Take That"! Ulster 23 - Munster 23.

Maybe my tweet about it being a winner take all encounter jinxed both teams, condemning them to remain 3rd and 4th in the table, but what a full-blooded and enthralling contest we were treated to in Belfast!  2,575 more words

Pro12 League

We could win it, couldn't we?

Note the date. Saturday 21st March. Super Saturday, although that turned out to be somewhat of an understatement. Staggered kick offs across the last round of the Six Nations meant seven hours of rugby, calculations and hope. 1,046 more words


Football Should Learn From Rugby

When it comes to officiating, football can learn a thing or two from it’s rugby counterpart.

Anyone who watched yesterday’s England vs. France epic Six Nations battle… 525 more words