Rugby Union

Habana – The Lewis Hamilton of Rugby Union

… At least in his speed and finishing power. What a game yesterday – and in the first 15 minutes South Africa looked unstoppable. Rampant. Australia clawed themselves back in, but that man Habana was lethal – good to see him back on form although he did drop the ball with the tryline in front [...]

Great Debut For Jonny Wilkinson

Happy to read that Jonny Wilkinson had a great competitive debut in France, scoring all but 5 of Toulon’s points in their draw with Stade Francais last night. I hope for both his sake, and the sake of world rugby, that he gets an injury free run now. It would be good to see him [...]

Jonny Wilkinson – Never Ending Story

There’s an interview with Martin Corry today singing the praises of Jonny Wilkinson. For sure he’s a great player and his run of injuries since the 2003 World Cup has deprived him (and the rest of us) of 5 of the best years of his playing career. Which is tragic. But if he is able [...]

Wilkinson Returns to England Fold

I’ve long been a fan of Jonny Wilkinson. His dedication, work rate and the fact that he was carrying that neck injury through the 2003 World Cup competition all contribute to my respect and admiration forĀ  him. I hope this latest return to the fold lasts longer than his previous ones, and that he’s able [...]