Applaud the fight in the Green and Whites

When choosing a topic for these blog posts, I ask myself two things: firstly, is it something I’d be interested in writing about and, secondly, will anybody else be interested to read it?  The answer to the first question is usually ‘Yes’ as there aren’t many facets of rugby union that I don’t find interesting. …

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…