Image Credits: Reuters/Bernadett Szabo The concluding year of this fantastic sporting decade has undoubtedly been one of the most riveting, engrossing and eventful. We have been treated to three major sporting tournaments: the first (and […]
Where to start? Perhaps with Tyson Fury who in late November stunned Wladimir Klitschko to become WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight champion of the world. Enigmatic as ever, Fury – at his Everest – serenaded the world with Aerosmith’s “Don’t Want To Miss A Thing” and in a year of upsets, shocks and glory, who would?
Image Credit- The Telegraph The sporting year began in spectacular fashion for England Cricket, who clinched their first Ashes win Down-Under since 1986/7 with an innings defeat of Australia in Sydney. The result clinched a […]
Image Credit- Rugby World It simply wasn’t to be for Eddie Jones’ England last Saturday, with South Africa taking home the Webb Ellis Cup following a domineering performance over an England side that had vanquished […]
Image Credit- CNN International England’s Rugby Union side were unable to repeat their semi-final heroics from a week earlier in an agonising 32-12 loss to a dominant South Africa in the 2019 Rugby World Cup […]
Image Credit- The Guardian South Africa edge out a win over a battered and bruised Wales side in a compelling semi-final at Yokohama. Wales, with the tantalising prospect of a first world cup final within […]
The list of countries where rugby is the national game is a vanishingly elite band. Most sports fans might reel off New Zealand, Wales, South Africa and at a push the Pacific Island nations. One that won’t be on the tip of most tongues is the former Soviet state of Georgia, who faced up against a much-fancied Wales outfit in their tournament opener. A slick first half from Warren Gatland’s men put the game beyond doubt, but an evenly fought second reflected the battling qualities of the Georgians.
With the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan just days away, the 20 teams arriving on the shores of ‘the Land of the Rising Sun’ are preparing for what could be the most unpredictable World Cup yet.
AFTER 47 matches, 18 teams and 13 stadiums, there awaits one last battle. And it will see two sets of soldiers from the same corner of the world march out tomorrow night at Twickenham for […]
THE Rugby World Cup semi-finals are soon to be underway, with South Africa facing New Zealand on the 24th and Australia going up against Argentina on the 25th. What is certainly noticeable about this line-up is […]