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2 Down 10 to go…. Its on

Not exactly a vintage performance, certainly vintage Munster. Never doubted it for a second anyway, in other news 2 down 10 to go…

Heineken Cup Round 6 How do you turn £1 into £312.43? 12 predictions

Round six has finally arrived. I know there was Challenge Cup last night but Wasps Vs Racing game just wasn’t important enough for me to get excited about. This weekend its quite literally, all happening.  Munster Vs Northampton, I can barely wait. I’m sure, absolutely sure we are in for a landmark Munster performance, I

Ulster give Bath a pasting before they have even kicked off

Go On Ulster. Not something you will here very often from a proud Munster fan but I mean it, Go On Ulster. Whilst twittering away a bit of time earlier I came across this update from Ulster rugby cracking, fair play to ’em. International rugby for a tenner, can you say fairer than that? It got

Bill Mclaren R.I.P.

No finer gentleman in the game. An epic commentator.  I’ve just read a fantastic idea on John Beattie’s blog to rename a stand at Murrayfield in his honour, ‘The Bill Mclaren stand’. Got a lovely ring to it I’m sure you’ll agree. Here is a little video I put together to remember him.

Nearly all Six Nations Squads Announced

What have we learnt? England have selected every qualified player in the country. Wales have stuck with the squad that got them fourth place last year, adding a couple of teenagers in the hope no-one would notice. France don’t mind a drunken tall story but do mind a tall off form full back. Ireland are

Wales Squad, Same Same no Difference

Warrens announced his options for the coming months, not much new here. Although it was a fairly good weekend for the Welsh sides in the Heineken Cup, I can’t see there being any real change in fortune for the side in this years tournament. The only shining light I see coming through is the Scarlet’s

England Six Nations Squad Announced

Was it really? Good man Johnno, it seems he has the ability to manage the press off the field like he did the Ref on it. I’ve just read the bbc’s report on the squad and am left a little empty to say the least. Don’t get me wrong,  I will be as happy as anyone

Welcome

Welcome one and all. Lets talk about Rugby, the Six Nations, the Super 14, the Lions Tour. Lets talk about the Lions Tour, based on last weeks evidence, the bottom two South African club sides looked serious favourites up against any of the Six National sides of the Northern Hemisphere. Lets talk about Sevens, Womens