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Sunday, July 21, 2019

The Rugby World Cup so far… is the gap narrowing?

In previous years the Rugby World Cup (RWC) has thrown up a plethora of mismatches.  The bigger, better established, better funded teams could routinely...

Rugby World Cup: The Week Reviewed

With not much to say about England’s thrashing of Romania this week (lots of tries, good for confidence, Tindall rubbish (again), well done Ashton, ditto Cueto…)...

Boat Club Erg-athon

The University of St Andrews Boat Club organised a 24hour Erg Challenge to raise money for the National Life Boat Institute. From Midnight on Thursday through...

England v Argentina

I had a horrible dream this morning.  I was watching an England team with all the cutting edge of a wheelbarrow that had, in...

Rugby World Cup 2011: An Overview

New Zealand kicked off their World Cup on Friday, aiming to win the competition for the first time since its inaugural edition in 1987....

The All Blacks

So the 2011 Rugby World Cup started this morning.  I hauled myself out of bed at the un-Godly hour of 9:25 (I know!  During...

Rip Curl Cup, Padang Padang 2011 – Ultimate Tube Riding Contest

Tube riding is a term used by surfers to describe riding well inside the curve or barrel of a finely-shaped breaking wave (Wikipedia). On the...

Men’s Football Club Tour, Bratislava 2011

During the summer months, the hard work doesn't stop for the University sports clubs, with many jetting overseas for a change of scenery. The...

Tour de France 2011: Part 3 – King Cadel a worthy...

The 2011 Tour may not have been that close in terms of time – Cadel Evans’ winning margin being 1’34’’ – but it will...

Tour de France: Part 2 – The Phoney War

The second rest day, the second round-up of happenings at this year’s Tour. None of the jerseys have really been decided yet, but significant...