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Sportsthoughts (48) – Europe wins the Ryder Cup!

Well, what about that?…. (Apologies to American readers for the eurocentricity of this review, but you know how it is). What a story! Going into the singles on day three of the Ryder Cup, the US were leading 10-6. Totally … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (47) – Ryder Cup Day One

Just spent the last three hours vegging on the sofa watching the USA whup Europe in the fourballs. Only real resistance was from Belgian Nicholas Colsaerts of Belgium, who hits the ball further than anyone else and putted magnificently.  His … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (19) – Squeaky bums and smelling the stable

April is the cruellest month… I don’t know whether TS Eliot was a football fan – I somehow doubt it – but the opening line from “The Wasteland” perfectly sums up the agonies of April. What Sir Alex Ferguson memorably … Continue reading

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The agonies of the rubbish golfer

Last Thursday and Friday I had my two annual outings on to the golf course, part of a get together with a few friends. I love golf and I hate it. When you hit a beautiful drive off the tee … Continue reading

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