Moving along, the second award of the evening is the Total Flanker Blatant Profiteering Award. With international tickets in general being priced at ridiculously unaffordable levels, it might be argued that most international unions could be prime candidates for this award.. Let's end on an optimistic note as we present - the Total Flanker You Never Know, That Might Just Work Award. I couldn't let the evening pass without an award for our perennial winners - the International Rugby Board - but this year it is all for positive reasons.. For the those with a short attention span, a quick reminder of this year's Awards:Total Flanker Massive Over-reaction Award - the entire Irish populationTotal Flanker Blatant Profiteering...
Healy even goes so far as to suggest a solution - speed up the game, make it more aerobic, force players to prepare accordingly and shrink in bulk and reduce the high impact brutality.. He rightly points out that the length of time taken to form scrums and lineouts and to kick penalties (whether at the posts or into touch) means precious little time is left to, well, run around. The consequence?. Healy is suggesting that one of the reasons rugby has become so brutal (as I highlighted last month) is that the game is now simply too slow..
Apparently for "masterminding" the Lions' series win in Australia this summer over a poor Wallabies team whose coach was sacked immediately thereafter.. So, Warren Gatland has been named UK coach of the year at the 2013 UK Coaching Awards. For what, exactly?.
Why reveal your attacking strategy 2 years out from the World Cup when you can keep everyone guessing? J 3. South Africa are the team that everyone will want to avoid in the 2015 World Cup knockout stages. 4. It’s not a mental thing preventing Wales from taking a southern hemisphere scalp.. I’ve seen this sort of thing done by real journalists on proper websites so thought I’d give it a go – how hard can it be…? 1. New Zealand are the best team in the history of the universe between World Cups. It’s undeniable..
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The 22 stone father of three, who currently works on the door at McDonald’s in Cardiff’s city centre, is set to be unveiled as the new head of security at the McDonald’s restaurant on the Rue de Bournard, Colombes..
News today that Saracens and England winger Chris Ashton has teamed up with Virtual Learning UK to launch a two-year rugby union and education scholarship for 16 to 18-year-olds.. The Chris Ashton Academy will run two-year courses combining top-level rugby coaching and a BTEC National Extended Diploma in Sport..