Debbie Knight

An Essex girl with a passion for both codes. A Saracens, London Broncos & London Skolars season ticket holder, likely adding Hemel Stags too! My articles are my view of the game (both) I've never played either, what you read is what I see. I try to be unbiased, shout if I'm not!

Will The Real Austin Healey Please Stand up!

I was lucky enough to be invited (via In The Loose) to a dinner to launch Ladbroke’s contribution to the Rugby World Cup ‘funnies’ – a video starring Austin Healey and Jimmy Bullard and a supporting cast.  The video set a number of challenges between rugby players and footballers.  You can see the video by following the link – it’s …

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The Rugby World Cup Final

Looking through the record books I believe I first saw the mighty All Blacks play at Twickenham on 24 November 1979, I went with my then boyfriend without tickets we managed to buy two in the Cabbage Patch as I can recall.  We managed to buy 2 of the 100 that had been stolen! But. we were given access into the …

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The Superleague Grand Final

I have written this up on my blog as well, but I figure this needs a bigger audience – you can find more photos at debsknigsport.com I’d treated myself to hospitality for the Superleague Grand Final so needed to arrive early, I ended up paying for parking twice as I stupidly booked online in the morning and didn’t get what …

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Dave Alred MBE shares a few thoughts

Every couple of weeks, 888sport conduct an interview with an ex-sportsperson or sports expert around a topical issue on the sporting agenda. This week, they’ve conducted one with Dave Alred – the former England, and British and Irish Lions kicking coach, as well as former mentor of Jonny Wilkinson. Here are a few of his thoughts before what could be …

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A very English Affair – A bit of a rant

It’s not often I take to my keyboard to rant, well other than on Twitter or Facebook at times, but after being at the opening game of the Rugby World Cup and after many words said about the potential line up for the England v Wales match, I feel the need. The opening ceremony was wondrous, I’ve heard mixed reviews …

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Who’s Got The Balls?

An invite to a dinner in London came through to In The Loose, there weren’t too many details other than the fact that Austin Healey and Scott Quinnell would be there.  The email did say there would be 25 people – I presumed that was a mistake, maybe a missing zero at the end?  I’m going to write a little …

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AIG Touchline and 360 degree Haka Experience

With the Rugby World Cup literally just around the corner I got one of those – would you like to – texts from Dave at In The Loose. In this instance it was, would I like to go to the launch of The AIG Touchline area on the South Bank adjacent to the OXO Tower, there would be some All …

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Wear The Rose Live

Take That, Laura Wright, Ella Eyre, Andrea Tryana, Collabro, a 48 piece orchestra, Vernon Kay and….. The England Rugby Squad and Coaches. Looking at that list before the Wear The Rose Live Event at the O2 Arena and it all looked a bit odd really! That’s a very mixed list and this is going to be very mixed piece about …

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