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Analysis: The Lions Can Stop Barrett, but Aggression Alone Won't Be Enough

In the wake of the Crusaders’ superb victory against the seemingly irrepressible Hurricanes a little over a week ago, much was made about how the British & Irish Lions could learn from the defensive prowess on display in Christchurch. 2,277 more words

Rugby

Trophies on display in my hometown

Here I am with the Champions Cup and Aviva Premiership Trophy for Saracens. Couldn’t resist asking if he chose rugby as he wasn’t very good at footy? 10 more words

Sport

Out of the pit

There are moments in sport that seem mapped out. As though the capricious nature on which the discipline has sold itself, has stepped aside. And so it was for the Aviva Premiership semi-final at Sandy Park. 1,150 more words

Sport

ERC Final: Saracens 28 - 17 Clermont ASM

Kudos to Saracens

I tweeted on Friday to ask whether there were any European Rugby Cup finals on such was the lack of coverage on the games (well in Ireland at any rate). 1,228 more words

Down Memory Lane

In a few minutes the last ever match at White Hart Lane, home of Spurs for 118 years, will kick off. Although the new stadium will to some degree encompass the one we grew up with, it is nonetheless the end of an era. 652 more words

Reflections

Final Day 

The ultimate goal of our road trip was to attend the Final today at Murrayfield, and so it was, Saracens v Clermont Auvergne.

I even purchased a rugby top for the occasion! 282 more words

Family

Champions Cup Final: Saracens v Clermont Auvergne

The last meeting between these two was a 2015 Semi Final where Clermont scraped by 13 – 9 in their fortress Stade Marcel-Michelin. They had battled it out earlier that season in the pool stage, each winning their home tie, so these two know each other well. 528 more words

European Rugby