LIONS: Red Rugby Lions Squad 2017

This coming Wednesday (19th April) the 2017 British and Irish Lions Squad, as ultimately chosen by the man above, will finally be unveiled. After months of speculation, pub debate, and the frantic crossing out of names on the back of beer mats, we’ll finally know which men will be traveling to New Zealand for the…

Easy! Easy! Now for the difficult bit.

Geoffrey Chaucher!  Phil ‘The Power’ Taylor!  Isambard Kingdom Brunel!  Michael Parkinson!  St. George!  Jeremy Clarkson!  Bill Beaumont!  Can you hear me?  Bill Beaumont, can you hear me?!  Your boys took a hell of a beating!  Your boys took a hell of a beating! Gloat over (and thanks to legendary Norwegian commentator Bjørge Lillelien for the…

O Captain! My Captain!

First things first, it was another intriguing (if at times unspectacular) weekend of Six Nations rugby.  Wales produced, what’s being called, a ‘clinical’ performance to beat the Italians in Rome.  Another description would be a ‘dull as dishwater’ performance, but then the weather was pretty atrocious and winning away is never easy.  That said, I couldn’t…