Esher Come Back From the Brink!

A last gasp Luke Daniels penalty caps a remarkable last quarter as Esher snatch victory from the jaws of defeat against Fylde Confidence was high at Molesey Road. A superb bonus point victory away at Worthing last weekend kept Esher within reach of table toppers Doncaster. The opening exchanges saw loads of dominant Fylde pressure with one phase of play …

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The Joys and Pain of a Twitter Feed

Worcester Warriors 15 Sale Sharks 29 When I was a kid we didn’t have the Internet. We didn’t have smart phones, we didn’t even have stupid ones! If you couldn’t get to your sporting event of choice you either had to listen to it on The Wireless (ok, Radio…I’m not that old!), or my favourite way of doing it, Teletext. …

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The Sleeping Giants of World Rugby

Ever since the rise to prominence of the international game in Rugby Union there have been a select few nations who have always dominated the top of the world rankings and fought it out in the latter stages of the World Cup’s. Recent years have seen the rapid rise of nations such as Italy and Argentina who have since joined …

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The Lost Boys of Rugby

The inspiration for this post came from a conversation with London Welsh captain Tom May about how successive England coaches continued to overlook James Simpson-Daniel. Tom then made the point that whilst JSD may not have received the international recognition his talent so clearly deserved, he has at least had the opportunity to play for club and country unlike so …

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ITM Cup Finals Preview 2013 – Who Will Be The Champions?

The ITM Cup 2013 Premiership and Championship finals are on this weekend with with Wellington hosting Canterbury, while Tasman hosts Hawke’s Bay in the ITM Cup Championship final. Both of these games are destined to be closer than the ITM Cup semi-finals where three of the four matches last week were won by 21 points or more. Wellington has their …

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England’s Combinations

Just as we approach the Autumn internationals social media is awash with possibilities for the England rugby team. Here in lies the problem faced by Stuart Lancaster and the current England set up. While it may be possible to get a consensus on a team, as In The Loose has done, in almost no position is anyone a nailed on …

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Hooking Mad – There Goes Rugby

So after two superb weekends of Heineken Cup rugby it seems rugby may be heading down the slippery slopes of Wendyball as the clubs begin to take control. Meanwhile Justin Bieber tribute act James O’Connor looks set to be bringing his late night extravaganza to Europe whilst Premiership players are giving new meaning to the term “high ball”. The Tail’s …

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Armour Wash- Body Wash for Athletes Review

Armour Wash from BodyArmour is a natural, skin friendly body wash especially for Combat Athletes, however it’s great for all contact sports! With a range of natural ingredients the body wash will stop you from suffering any infections and will also keep you smelling fresh. I’ve used Armour Wash for a few months now and am down to my last few …

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