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Category Archives: Sport

Team GB

by Marrick on August 14, 2012

You did good.   Despite Boris Johnson acting the clown, despite David Cameron trying extract PR benefits from the reflected glory (all PMs do this, but Dave did it spectacularly badly), despite the seemingly nonsensical assertions of the Tory far right that kids don’t do competitive sports in schools, despite the 69% cuts in school […]

Lyn Jones: the man for Cardiff Blues

by Marrick on April 23, 2012

This weekend the RFU Championship "Dream Team" was announced. As expected it is dominated by Bristol Rugby, who have been the form team of the season. Curiously, of the four semi finalists in the Championship playoffs, only one team goes unrepresented – London Welsh.  

Two more games and they’re legends

by Marrick on October 11, 2011

It##Q##s funny how things turn around. Especially in the psyche of we Welsh supporters. The boys only need to win two more games and they##Q##ll be forever legends, talked of in the same awed tones as JPR, Barry and Gareth. My son will be saying to my grandson, “Yes, I went to school with Sam, […]

Wales and the Red Zone

by Marrick on September 12, 2011

I just watched the Wales vs South Africa game again and I have to say that when we got into the red zone, we were almost completely ineffective. It was either smash it up the middle or rumble through the forwards. South Africa dealt with both easily. They never look flustered in defence. Not once […]