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Time Flies When You're a Busy Bee

Well, it’s hard to believe I’ve only been in Scotland for 2 weeks! A little less than 2 weeks if you want to be precise, since my flight didn’t arrive until the 12th. 1,063 more words

Creating a dynasty: The art of team-building

In all team sports, the only way to win is to build the best team. This will not necessarily be a team of the best individuals, but the group that works the best together. 1,281 more words

Vunipola out for 4 months with knee injury

LONDON — England No. 8 Billy Vunipola has been ruled out for four months because of a right-knee injury, meaning he will miss the November test series. 82 more words


RUGBY REPORTS: Pinkus helps inspire Ivybridge to second successive away win

MITCH PINKUS scored 17 points as Ivybridge beat Newbury Blues 22-13 at Monks Lane to claim a second successive away victory.

Ivybridge, who had overcome Lydney away the previous week, took control of Saturday’s game in the second half. 2,123 more words


Team of the Week. Guinness Pro 14 League. Week 4.

Some tough decisions on selections again this week. Ospreys were poor away to Benetton Treviso as were the Dragons, in a team that was full of inexperience and much changed for their game with Ulster. 678 more words


I wonder about schools rugby.

As I wondered around my old school – Bryanston – I felt nostalgia for the late 70s (when I was a pupil), wonder for the educational business I was being shown and fright at the conclusions I was drawing with regards school sport – especially rugby. 520 more words


Connacht 15-17 Cardiff Blues

Cardiff Blues registered their first win of the season courtesy of a superb late kick from Jarrod Evans against Connacht in the Galway wind.

Following defeats to Edinburgh, Leinster and Glasgow in the opening three rounds, it will no doubt come as a relief to head coach Danny Wilson to get Cardiff Blues off the mark and vindicate his faith in the side’s younger players. 1,001 more words

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