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Another eclectic trek around Europe – Part One

The older I get, the harder it is to put together a trip to Europe when there is no big-deal (to me) event which self-selects a range of dates as a starting point. A couple of years ago, I was … Continue reading

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A bit of rugby news

From the London Independent. An appraisal of the New Zealand All Blacks and their consistent world dominance. And a post-mortem on England’s loss to the Kiwis. The review has one element that I would like to emphasize – a second-row … Continue reading

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England beats the All Blacks? Holy cow!

From France 24. This headline was a surprise. Still trying to decide if I’m pleased or disappointed. I’m sure the Brits are chuffed but the next Rugby World Cup in 2015 is a long way off. Stomach bugs aside, still … Continue reading

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Rugby news – France beats Australia

From France 24. Sounds amazing to me, but there it is. France gave the Aussies an absolute thrashing for the first time in 7 years.

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Rugby news from Down Under

OK, so this isn’t news from Europe, but I was in Australia and New Zealand during the inaugural Rugby World Cup in 1987 and I saw John Kirwan play at a club match near Auckland. Phenomenal player. From France 24. … Continue reading

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