Fantasy Rugby

Dear readers, my intention for this week’s blog was to write a witty, insightful and entertaining summary of the continuing Heineken Cup saga.  It made sense to do so.  After all, it has been the only topic of rugby conversation since English and French clubs announced they were setting up their own ‘breakaway’ competition (the…

Are we up for the Heineken Cup?

While the sights and sounds of the raucous end to the Six Nations 2013 melt away into memory, attention turns this weekend to European rugby’s premier club competition and the Heineken Cup Quarter-Finals.  And you know what?  I’m finding it hard to care. Yes, there are eight great teams on show and, yes, the ‘Lions…