Tag Archives: England

513. Weekend Rugby Wrap

All Blacks 39 – 21 Wales Wallabies 28 – 39 England South Africa 20 – 26 Ireland By hokey, isn’t it good to have international footy back on? And, away from the singularity of a World Cup, we’re back to … Continue reading

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445. A Compliment to England

Having watched 19 matches of the Rugby World Cup so far, it’s time to pay a compliment or two to England and the organisers. Nice weather Big crowds The first is not something that is often, or often enough, said in … Continue reading

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398. The England Squad for RWC2015

Stuart Lancaster has named his squad for RWC2015 and the England media has immediately jumped on him.  Most of the aggro is around not naming Danny Cipriani as a first-five, and naming rugby league import Sam Burgess in the centres. … Continue reading

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385. Weekend Rugby Wrap

All Blacks 41-13 Wallabies in Auckland England 19-14 France in London Ireland 28-22 Scotland in Dublin Pumas 12-26 Springboks in Buenos Aries The Bledisloe Cup decider has been well-thrashed in the media by now, and all the superlatives can be taken as … Continue reading

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284. Can You Hear Me, Maggie Thatcher!

Lord Nelson! Lord Beaverbrook! Sir Winston Churchill! Sir Anthony Eden! Clement Attlee! Henry Cooper! Lady Diana! Maggie Thatcher – can you hear me, Maggie Thatcher! Your boys took one hell of a beating! Your boys took one hell of a … Continue reading

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172. Weekend Rugby Wrap

England 21 – 24 All Blacks Wales 28 -33 Wallabies Ireland 29 – 15 Springboks Scotland 41 – Pumas France 40 – 15 Fiji Hong Kong 10 -31 Russia Romania 17 – 27 United States The gap between North and … Continue reading

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