Aviva Premiership 2014-2015 Round 10 Predictions

Back to the real business of the Aviva Premiership. Round 10 is the start of a block of 4 games that will take us over the halfway mark. For a reminder of the structure of the european season click here, otherwise here are my predictions.
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European Rugby Challenge Cup Sitrep

I have covered the daddy competition now it’s the turnoff the baby one, here are how things stand in the European Rugby Challenge Cup and who I see qualifying for the quarterfinals. Continue reading

European Rugby Champions Cup Sitrep

The first European Rugby Champions Cup group stages are now two thirds through. So as we have a few weeks until the next round it’s a good time to take stock and have some fun predicting who will make the quarter finals. Continue reading

European Rugby Champions Cup 2014-2015 Round 4 Review

Another good weekend of rugby with some tight games and the odd blow out. Here is my review of the Champions Cup action.
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European Rugby Challenge Cup 2014-2015 Round 4 Review

Some tight games and a couple of upsets, yup another good weekend of European rugby. Here’s my review of the fourth round Challenge Cup games.
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A rugby man’s rite of passage

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[gallery type="slideshow" ids="1898,1899,1900,1901,1902,1903,1904,1905,1906,1907,1908,1909,1910,1911,1912,1913,1914"] I took The Boy on a major rite of passage last week.   In some cultures that’s a religious ceremony, in others an ordeal of combat, and in others a drinking and singing…