Tag = ‘rugby’

Aug 2011

The Pope vs The Ball

This was in our church notice sheet last week.. The Pope was cruising along the beach in the Pope-mobile when there was a frantic commotion just off-shore. A helpless man, wearing an England rugby shirt, was struggling frantically to free himself from the jaws of a 25-foot long shark.
Categories Culture Random
Tags joke pope rugby

Mar 2009

Cricket Referrals

I enjoy listening to Test Match Special (TMS) on BBC Radio 4 - usually. During the current test series there has been a lot of fuss about the new referrals system, which is cricket’s attempt at using ..
Category Sci & Tech

Mar 2008

Danny Cipriani

I have just discovered that Danny Cipriani has been dropped from the England rugby team for the match against Scotland tomorrow. The reason appears to be that he was seen leaving a nightclub last nigh..
Category Current Affairs
Tags rugby sport

Feb 2008

What a match

Ireland deserved to win. You won’t often hear me say that. The French were brilliant in the first half, but faded away in the second. I thought O’Gara and O’Driscoll played so well in the second half,..
Category Culture
Tags rugby sport

Dec 2007

Sport on TV

Sri Lanka v England 1st Test This seems to have been a really exciting test match - I wish cricket would come back to terrestrial telly so we can watch some! It is very frustrating when national sport..

Oct 2007

Rugby Union

So after my last post on rugby it seems that the ‘consistently good sides’ of Australia and New Zealand failed to live up to their potential. England’s forwards hammered the Wallabies in spectacular f..
Category Culture
Tags rugby sport

Sep 2007

Rugby Union

What I want to know is, how do teams like Australia and New Zealand consistently manage to field good sides, when the likes of England and Ireland go through huge ups and downs..? Surely it isn’t a po..
Category Culture