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Six Nations Opening Weekend

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The first round of the Six Nations saw some surprising score lines as well as some of the usual suspects Italy vs England (15-46)  England looked very comfortable against Italy, which most people expected. Anthony Watson was Man of the Match, scoring two tries, but the biggest performance for England … Read More

About last night: where are we now?

1 year ago / 0 comments

Theresa May’s snap election didn’t go entirely to plan. Much has changed, but not in the way most forecasted, with the Tories only to be saved from a hung parliament by the support of Northern Ireland’s DUP. Labour took seats across England, Scotland and Wales, whilst the Tories were saved by … Read More

The Rugby World Cup Weekly Review

3 years ago / 0 comments

Group A Wales 23 – 13 Fiji A tired-looking Wales were run close by the Pacific islanders, who at one point in the second half looked like they could take the lead. However, the reliable boot of Dan Biggar steered them to safety and through to the quarter-finals. England 13 … Read More

Stage set for Six Nations spectacle

4 years ago / 0 comments

There are few arenas more intimidating or spectacular than Cardiff’s Millenium Stadium on a wintery Friday night, but such a colosseum of noise, passion and hostility is what awaits an injury-stricken England in the 2015 Six Nations opener. Stuart Lancasters men return to the scene of their greatest humiliation in … Read More

McGinley’s Men Aim for Another Medinah Miracle

4 years ago / 0 comments

The Ryder Cup returns this weekend at Gleneagles golf course, Scotland, with Europe looking for a third successive victory over their rivals from across the pond. After the extraordinary scenes on the final day two years ago at the Medinah Club where Ian Poulter inspired a remarkable comeback from four … Read More

Features | Pulling up the curtain: Behind the scenes of the Edinburgh Festival

4 years ago / 0 comments

By Ruby Lott-Lavigna and Brigitte Phillips Photo Credit: Toby Mather The Edinburgh Festival is one of the most important cultural events in the United Kingdom, a behemoth that almost completely takes over the city for the month of August, and features some of the biggest names in entertainment. However, what … Read More

Debate | Would Scotland benefit from independence?

5 years ago / 0 comments

Later this year a referendum concerning the independence of Scotland will take place. The Scottish referendum has the ability to dramatically alter the landscape of Britain and Scotland, but will this change be for the better. LS Debate asks, would Scotland benefit from independence? YES Jazz Anderson Fourth Year English  … Read More

Sport | Six Nations – Triple crown in sight for England

5 years ago / 0 comments

One of the most exciting Six Nations for many years enters its fourth and penultimate round this week, with Ireland hosting Italy at the Aviva Stadium as they attempt to rekindle their championship hopes, Scotland hosting France at Murrayfield as they push for back to back wins and England facing Wales as they … Read More

Sport | Sighs of relief for England following Euro 2016 draw

5 years ago / 0 comments

There weren’t quite tears of joy, but Roy Hodgson must surely know that his England side have to do something very wrong if they aren’t to qualify for the 2016 European Championships in France. Sitting sixth in the Fifa world rankings, Switzerland pose the only real threat, while Slovenia, Estonia, Lithuania and … Read More

Sport – Six Nations – Home nations flourish as England set up triple crown showdown

5 years ago / 0 comments

England – Ireland England put in an industrious performance to end Irish hopes of a grand slam with 13-10 defeat of Ireland. England’s victory also opens this years competition wide open in what was also Brian O’driscoll’s 139th no scoring threat until an Owen Farrell penalty in the 24 minute. he second half however … Read More