*Pus in garda de comportarea peste asteptari a Spaniei in meciul din Rusia, de sambata (scor doar 22-20 pentru gazde, cu intoarcerea rezultatului pe final), managerul galez al echipei de rugby Romaniei, Lynn Howells, a facut inca 6 convocari, pentru intarirea lotului, apeland la capitanul Mihai Macovei, la Otar Turasvili (din Franta, amandoi, la Colomiers), pilierii Silviu Suciu si Paul Rusu (CSM Stiinta Baia Mare), mijlocasul la gramada Alexandru Tigla (CSM Bucuresti) si pe marea speranta formata la Centrul national de excelenta Ionut Balaban. 473 more words
PLYMOUTH Albion’s Australian centre Marc Koteczky says he doesn’t think he will ever enjoy playing in conditions like he experienced on Saturday at Brickfields.
Koteczky helped Albion to a 16-5 win over Blaydon in torrential rain, wind and mud. 446 more words
This years Six Nations Championships kicked off in lacklustre fashion this weekend as teams played out tightly fought contests in their opening matches. Coming off the back of the World Cup last year, many teams are looking to the tournament as a platform to a fresh start after less than inspiring performances, and with new names at the helm, the pressure for results is now more than ever for some. 1,071 more words
The Wire encountered their most difficult Super League campaign since Coach Tony Smith replaced Jimmy Lowes at the Halliwell Jones in 2009. Australian Smith has completely transformed Warrington since, and his first full season in charge, 2010, saw ISC take over as kit supplier from Canterbury. 794 more words