French Flair, Irish Intelligence and Scotland’s Silly Errors

This weekend was always going to be just that little better than usual as the crème la crème of sporting events got underway in Cardiff. I speak not of the Super Bowl in Miami, but instead of the Northern Hemisphere’s rugby showpiece where long-time supporters and long-suffering girlfriends (or boyfriends) alike were treated to twoContinue reading “French Flair, Irish Intelligence and Scotland’s Silly Errors”

Six Nations 2020 Preview: Italy

When thinking of Italy as a country or an entity if you will, the mind might likely conjure images of warm beaches, vineyards full of grapes and great food. For most of us these images are likely to be appetising if not slightly patronising to a more realistic outlook on the Italian national identity. ForContinue reading “Six Nations 2020 Preview: Italy”

The Maddest of Rugby Matches

What. A. Test. Match. On Saturday England and Scotland met in the last round of the 2019 Six Nations to compete for the annual Calcutta Cup. From a Scottish perspective the outlook leading up to this final competitive game before the world cup wasn’t looking too bright. A Scottish team savaged by injuries and comingContinue reading “The Maddest of Rugby Matches”

Six Nations 2019 Preview

With the Six Nations only a week away we interviewed armchair expert and former Deeside RFC Under 8’s legend Finn Nixon… What is the Six Nations? The Six Nations is an annual rugby tournament contested between the best international sides in the Northern Hemisphere and Wales. Who are the Six Nations? England, France, Ireland, Italy,Continue reading “Six Nations 2019 Preview”

Six Nations 2018 Preview

Including hopes as a massive Scotland fan, the form of the other nations and predictions for results and the final standings. A bit of history With the annual showdown between the six best teams in the Northern Hemisphere rolling around next Saturday there is a spring in my step as a rugby fan. As a Scottish rugby fanContinue reading “Six Nations 2018 Preview”