Aviva Premiership 2014-2015 Round 4 Review

The dust has settled on round 4 so let’s look at how my predictions went and my thoughts from the round.

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Aviva Premiership 2014-2015 Round 4 Predictions

In to round 4 and already we have had some big surprising results so I’m still looking for that clean sweep week. Here are my predictions for the fourth round of the 2014-2015 Aviva Premiership.

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Aviva Premiership 2014-2015 Round 3 Review

Now that round 3 is done and dusted, here is a look at how accurate my predictions were and my thoughts from the third round.

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Rugby reporting

The quality of rugby writing can vary a lot from insightful to down right wrong and that’s just the paid press. The amateur or want to be paid writers are equally hit and miss. Here I’ll look at some of the reasons why.

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Should we be concerned about Quins’ Freaky Friday?

Expat Dad SG:

Very good write up from a Quins point of view of the Quins v Saracens game

Originally posted on Vapid Adolescent Blues:

There’s been a lot said in the wake of friday’s debacle: how Nick Evans isn’t so much past it as already over the hills and far away, how Quins pack is too lightweight, their squad too one dimensional and their backs made of porcelain, that their style of play has been found out and lack of depth at certain positions cruelly exposed. Some of the above may be true in part, or none of it may be. What this article will focus on is just a couple of aspects I think have not been covered as much in the wake of friday’s game which might explain just what went terribly wrong.

The match replay was a really difficult re-watch; it’s very apparently that Quins weren’t themselves and struggled to break into a rhythm and consequently, break down their very capable opposition.

It’s also crystal clear just how good a job…

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Aviva Premiership season deconstructed

The Aviva Premiership season is broken up by three things, the blocks of games, the weather and international call ups. Here I deconstruct the season so that you can see how the clubs have to approach things. Continue reading