In such uncertain and unprecedented times, it seems trivial to be discussing the resumption of rugby. More important issues come before sport, yet the resurrection of the sporting calendar is matter of sink or swim for many clubs and organisations. … Continue reading Scrap the cup, review the cap, and protect the Lions: solving the 2020 rugby chasm
By Tom Home Being someone who has had the privilege of working closely with several Greene King IPA Championship clubs, it genuinely infuriates me to think that some of the league’s incredibly talented and passionate teams may not get the … Continue reading Gallagher Premiership: Why I am against ring-fencing
By Dave Swanton Since lockdown I have been as busy as possible, launching my website, writing a few chapters of my book (and having the content of one chapter legally checked!) and taken part in several Zoom meetings about sport … Continue reading Build it and they will come, or will they?
Rugby Blindside Q&A with John Pownall Chairman at Surrey Rugby A little about you… Can you tell us a bit about your background? Expatriate Yorkshireman undertaking missionary work In Surrey for last 40 years. After playing first class rugby in … Continue reading Q&A: John Pownall, Chairman at Surrey Rugby
Perhaps one of the most hotly debated topics surrounding the Six Nations this year has been whether or not it is time to bid farewell to Italy and offer another nation the opportunity to throw their hat in the ring. … Continue reading Last chance saloon for the Azzuri?
Rugby Blindside Q&A with Dom Palacio Head of Community at Richmond Rugby A little about you… Can you tell us a bit about your background? I grew up in Gloucestershire and Worcestershire. I played at Worcester RFC before moving to … Continue reading Q&A: Dom Palacio, Head of Community at Richmond Rugby