Category Archives: Schools rugby

Down the Blind Side, episode 18


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Down the Blind Side, episode 13


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Down the Blind Side, Episode 12


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Down the Blind Side Episode 5


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Shorts


MCKENZIE TOO HOT TO TROT When you see odds of 1/2 lobbed on someone’s head you don’t so much infer a hot favourite as a race that’s already been run. And the winner is Ewen McKenzie? Eh, not so fast … Continue reading

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IRFU going wrong way about growing their own


It’s not just turkeys who get bad news in Christmas Week. If you are running professional rugby in any of Leinster, Ulster or Munster then, like the birds who live in big barns with the light on all the time, … Continue reading

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Drug testers heading for the school gates


Back in the mid 1980s I remember being involved in coaching one of Leinster’s less serious rugby schools in a cup quarter-final against one of Leinster’s super serious schools. The result went the way you would expect. What struck me … Continue reading

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