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Why England Rugby is still in denial

England Rugby is still recovering from its World Cup performances and the sacking of head coach Stuart Lancaster. Media conversations illustrate the point

The agonies of England’ s Rugby Union defeats in the World Cup may not have been lessened by… 509 more words

Gatland blocks Faletau move despite Dragons protests

Wales coach Warren Gatland has blocked Number 8 Taulupe Faletau’s move from Newport Gwent Dragons to Bath.

The 24-year-old, who has won 52 caps for the Welsh national side since his debut in 2011, had been expected to make the switch to the English Premiership side. 208 more words


Trade blocking and the corruption of freedom

Welsh star back row player Taulupe Faletau has been blocked from being traded to an English side from his current club, the Welsh team Newport Gwent Dragons. 261 more words


#RugbyWorldCup2015; questions arising.

There are loads of positive things to be said about the Rugby World Cup; so I’m gonna say some of them.

It’s now clear that the two best teams in the tournament will contest the final – and this is good. 1,069 more words


A little less empathy, please.

A couple of decades ago schoolchildren were introduced to the idea that the study of history was all about empathy: how did it “feel” to be a Celtic tribesman when the Romans bowled up – that kind of thing. 316 more words


England ‘biggest game for a long, long time’ for Wales

This weekend see’s two of rugby’s oldest foes go head to head in the Rugby World Cup. England play host to neighbours Wales in their second Pool A match at Twickenham on Saturday as both sides look to secure top spot in the pool. 411 more words


Luck can be good or bad and some say you make your own. As the recipient of some extremely good luck once, I doubt that statement. 223 more words

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