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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

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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

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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

6 Nations 2015 Part 5: Hyperbole justified

Since Italy joined the tournament the final day has become a big deal, three matches and often with the championship still to be decided. As is the way of things nowadays, branding is important and soSuper Saturday was born. 1,719 more words