Six Nations round-up
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Six Nations round-up

For Rugby fans everywhere, the last 7 weeks have provided a Six Nations full of competitive rugby, innovation, and, as of today, gripping drama.  Unsurprisingly, the predictions I made before the beginning of this tournament turned out to be fairly accurate, something which I hope will result in a full-time job writing about rugby so … Continue reading

The problem with Qatar’s football World Cup
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The problem with Qatar’s football World Cup

Despite the insistence by many that club football transcends international fixtures, I still become excited every time there is an international break. Every two years, I therefore look forward to either the Euros or the World Cup, often not paying much attention to the country which is hosting. In recent times, however, my happy-go-lucky attitude … Continue reading

Will recent rule changes improve the Six Nations?  What other reforms could help achieve this goal?
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Will recent rule changes improve the Six Nations? What other reforms could help achieve this goal?

With the six nations only a matter of weeks away excitement is beginning to build for the kick-off of what could be an extremely competitive tournament. This is largely due to England’s recent injury problems providing some hope to the other nations that they will not be able to continue their unbeaten run. But aside … Continue reading