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|David Shute

About David Shute

Shutey is a sixty something former rugby player whose obsession with the game far exceeds his playing ability in the years 1959 to 2001. His blog (www.rugbyoldbloke.wordpress.com) details his journey from being completely unknown into total rugby obscurity. His writing varies from the serious subjects to the (very) tongue in cheek but can always be relied upon to be generally illiterate and coarse. Much like the way he played.

Hard Times

2014-09-25T13:51:15+00:00September 25th, 2014|

There have been some very strange results in the first three rounds of the Premiership this [...]

Getting A Bit Shirty

2014-09-25T13:51:27+00:00September 25th, 2014|

Yesterday I wrote a serious rugby article – it was about the incredibly crass decision by [...]

Drinking On the Job

2014-09-25T13:51:43+00:00September 25th, 2014|

  The numerous reports of Aaron Cruden going out on the piss and missing the All [...]

Colour Blind

2014-08-09T19:43:28+00:00August 9th, 2014|

I’ve seen some strange media predictions for rugby results over the years – and made a [...]

A Real Drink Problem

2014-08-09T19:44:03+00:00August 9th, 2014|

As part of his observational stand-up Peter Kay often talks about his old man’s reaction (as [...]

Reach for the Stars

2014-08-02T15:45:59+00:00August 2nd, 2014|

Top coaches in rugby are employing ever more innovative ways to ensure that their players are [...]

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