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Newcastle Falcons 2

Saracens – What a difference a week makes!

A week can bring big changes, last week we seemed to be in Spring at Allianz Park, this weekend we appeared to be back in Winter! That might be down to the cricket season starting, or just the vagaries of good old English weather. Last week Saracens played Glasgow Warriors in the Quarter Final of the Champions Cup. Something special […]

Autumn Internationals 0

England v Australia

Just under 82,000 people made their way to Twickenham to watch England take on Australia, a team they’d bettered in their last 4 meetings, 3 of which were Down Under in 2016.  There was a time when it was a momentous thing to see England beat a Southern Hemisphere team.  But, there’s now an expectation, in the Autumn in particular, […]

Champions Cup 6

Champions Cup Rugby – Week 1

European Rugby is back!  There’s something special about this competition, I try to watch as much of it as I can.  That meant 2 games for me over this first weekend – Harlequins v La Rochelle followed by Northampton Saints v Saracens. I’m maybe an odd sports fan, I have my teams but I have soft spots for several others, […]

Champions Cup 2

Saracens v Glasgow Warriors

I have to write about far more than the match on this one, so I’ll ask you to bear with me.  I’m in the middle of writing a piece for another site, with the title – “What a Difference a Home Makes’ – and this Champions Cup weekend was a prime example of the things I’m writing there.  The Saracens […]

Bath Rugby 0

Saracens v Bath

The Six Nations tournament saw both of these teams lose key players,  that period was a mixed time for both Bath and Saracens with the Premiership results panning out as follows. Bath Bath 32    Northampton Saints 30    Win Bath 22    Harlequins 12                     Win Bristol 12 Bath 11 […]