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GRN- Policing the High Tackle: Barrington, Barritt and Seeing Red

The following article is written by Robbie Orr, Digital Media and Marketing Manager for Global Rugby Network  (GRN) as part of a collaboration with Rugby Nation USA.  956 more words


The Muslim Who Persuaded Charlemagne to Invade Spain

Charlemagne’s 778 invasion of Spain, commemorated inaccurately in The Song of Roland, is often portrayed as a type of Crusade. In fact, it was a Muslim who convinced the Frankish king to cross the Pyrenees. 777 more words

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Leicester Tigers v Saracens

2017 started with a rugby match – perfect!  Not so perfect for the players and staff but great from the viewpoint of a rugby fan.  Saracens were travelling to Leicester to take on a Tigers team that had had a difficult season. 885 more words


Saracens v Newcastle Falcons

A game of rugby on Christmas Eve?  All a bit odd, but oh so good too, my daughter Alex, who’s becoming a proper little Saracens fan had arrived in England from her home in Paris the night before.   710 more words


Sale Sharks v Saracens

I wasn’t planning to travel to Manchester for the 2nd leg of the Champions Cup match up between Sale Sharks and Saracens, but I was made an offer I couldn’t refuse by one of my Orrell friends Colin Ratcliffe.   1,055 more words


​The Saracens of Tabriz are wicked and treacherous. The law which their prophet Mahomet has given them lays down that any harm they may do to one who does not accept their law, and any appropriation of his goods, is not sin at all.

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