Never since the battle of the Somme has so much effort been wasted in losing so many yards

I was at Croke Park today. As a witness you’d think I’d therefore have some clue what was going on, but, omg, wtf was that? The first half was okay. We made some chances and really should have been further ahead. But the second half was just plain poor. The lineout was atrocious. How is […]

Just in case you were wondering

Both O’Driscoll and D’Arcy are out of tomorrow’s game against Scotland. “The Leinster centres both picked up hamstring injuries in Ireland’s 28-17 win in Italy last weekend and captain O’Driscoll was ruled out on Thursday night while D’Arcy failed a fitness test on Friday morning” Still, Maggs and Horgan’ll be grand. We’ll still beat Scotland… […]

More rugby news

No moaning from those not interested: From the Irish Times, I hear that it is looking more and more promising for O’Driscoll and D’Arcy in next Sat.s match Despite his current ill-health, the powers of the Pontiff clearly remain undimmed. How else can one explain the Irish squad’s unscheduled two-hour delay in Rome and the […]

Triple Crown Champions

Spent the day in front of the telly, first there was the Wales vs Italy match in the Millennium stadium. Have to admit that I felt a bit sorry for Italy as Wales ran away with it, but then again Wales were in need of a good match. And after their performance against England last […]