Tagged: rugby

Shock shock, horror horror

Talk about entertaining rugby matches. Okay, so we might not have had the “free-flowing champagne” rugby that certain quarters yearn for,...

Tonight is the night

As you can see I’ve changed the header because the 2007 RWC kicks off today. I’ve also finally gotten around to adding a link to The Fear of God that’ll stay over there on the right for the duration of the competition.

I was talking to one of the students about Ireland’s chances, and over the course of our conversation we got on to the subject of Croke Park and the IRFU and FAI using the GAA ground. And do you know what he said? That he would never go near Croke Park, that the GAA “shower” would never get any money off him, weren’t they all bigots. That he had no time at all for the GAA. Can you tell where he was from?

But of course, a southside Dubliner:”(yes yes, there are normal southsiders too, but this is such a cliche)”:.

Final Countdown

So the RWC starts tomorrow. And there are many, many, many fantasy leagues out there. The most difficult that I’ve come...

Just hush!

So, instead of rugby this blog will know turn its attention to… cricket! Nah, not really, though I have watched some...

Judging you, judging me

Yesterday at work Bhí cúpla caíllíní ag suigh in front of the desk. Psychology students. And as they were studying they...

Swing low

Yes, putting those two words in the title does feel like sacrilege, but I just don’t care. I’m a heathen, right?...

Thank Crunchie

It’s Friday. Pic nicked from here I think a long lie-in will be had tomorrow. Although not too long, obviously, as...

The power to stop a nation

Today’s Irish Times has some interesting facts on the rugby match[1] An average of over one million viewers tuned into RTÉ...