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Sportsthoughts (146) – Two great days of sport: Cheltenham, Chelsea v West Ham and England’s Grand Slam

Yes, two great days of sports viewing, with a decent amount of beer and wine drinking thrown in! Sometimes it just has to be done… On Friday, just gone, I took the day off work, with a few friends, to … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (129) – A crazy end to the Six Nations Rugby!

Well, what a great, breathless end to the Six Nations rugby! England 55-35 up against the French, needing another six points to take the title on points difference, from Ireland and Wales. A minute left on the clock. A rolling … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (125) – Quins’ season so far/ Six Nations kicks off

It’s that time of year again. Early February. Crap weather, freezing cold… and the Six Nations rugby to warm the cockles of our hearts. I’m delighted to see so many of the Quins boys in the England squad: captain Chris … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (96) – Ireland win the Six Nations – just

So my predictions weren’t off the wall this year. I had the top two, England and Ireland, the wrong way round. I got Wales 3rd and France 4th right and Italy/ Scotland the wrong way ( I thought Italy would … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (95) – What a Game! England 13 Ireland 10

Well, maybe, just maybe, my predictions are going to turn out right after all! Four teams all on four points after three games, and after yesterday England might be on a roll. 13-10 doesn’t sound like an exciting score. But … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (94) – So Close! France 26 England 24

(Wrote this on iPad while watching Chelsea beating Man City 1-0 at the Etihad. Impressive multi-tasking, I’m sure you’ll agree!) Well I said the predictions would probably be wrong! So close though, and agonising for England after coming back brilliantly … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (67) – Wales win the Six Nations

So, when I last wrote about the Six Nations rugby, after two games, England were looking good, after victories over Scotland and Ireland. At the time, the main surprise was that France had lost their first two games, first against … Continue reading

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