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Appealing to the League of Nations

The League of Nations can’t get no respect. Among academics this is changing, as researchers tell redemptive stories about the League and the end of empires… 499 more words

A Stop at Newtown

Spring has not get touched the tree-covered hills to the east of Elmira, New York, but the Chemung River sparkles in quiet anticipation as it flows between them. 971 more words

Interview - Will Greenwood

From Sedbergh to Sydney to the School of Hard Knocks…

This week, I was lucky enough to interview World Cup winner Will Greenwood and got to talk rugby, School of Hard Knocks and coaching the Barbarians… 279 more words

Ireland playing the magician or becoming attritional?


Ireland’s opening match certainly didn’t lack tension but may have been starved of flair. To the naked eye it seemed very much like an arm wrestle between two meat-clad skeletons on either side of the table, neither willing to do anything other than push with brute force to get the win. 1,146 more words


Projecting the Home Nations after the Six Nations: England

When Eddie Jones announced his first England squad, I was slightly surprised at the fact that he basically selected the exact same side as Stuart Lancaster had. 922 more words