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I can handle the pain, its the hope that kills me

By fletcher2215
May 3 2016

Arriving at the Madstad the first thing that struck me was the line of away coaches snaking down the hill outside the stadium, Quins were here in force! and with the team-sheet in hand, bar a couple of notable exceptions (Robshaw, Roberts & the Suspended Marler) were a full strength side. With  the away side still in with a chance of clinching top flight European rugby without having to r... More >

Falcons v Irish

  I've always struggled with the phrase "all but". It caused me lots of problems as a child as I never understood what was being said. If you get the good old Thesaurus out on... More >

Quins Match report...TMO listening to music...

As I walked to the ground I saw the rain clouds gather and wondered if my front row seat in the north stand was a good idea.  I relaxed when I sat down to see clear sky above,... More >

So its goodnight from me and goodbye to the Prem (probably)

When I was 18ish my mates and I, as a rule, went out on a Saturday night after we had played rugby or football and have a time of it. Fridays were a different matter, that was when... More >

Bye Bye Balti Pie

Let’s start with a simple fact: I don’t want to write this match report. Nobody enjoys being the bearer of bad news. London Irish may be able to stay up this season fro... More >

It's all about the rugby!

The traditional St Patrick's game at the Madejski is very much the Marmite of the Irish season. Some love it, some hate it. It's hard to argue that as a club we shouldn't do it, it... More >

Similar Stadium, Similar Performance, Similar Result

Landed in NY on the Friday before the match, met up with the rest of my LI mates and some state side friends coming to their first rugby game, and had a good night out.... More >

Why do we bother?

Another week and another painful loss. Rooted to the bottom of the table, with things looking bleak, I look back over the weekend and try to answer the question ‘Why do we bo... More >

And the wait for our first away point continues...

It was a painless round trip of 280 miles from Sussex, helped by it being a Sunday. I got my parking from the Tigers website, which was actually to park at the King Power Stadium (... More >

Ill disciplined Irish lose to Exeter

  On a weekend where Worcester and Newcastle crucially won their games, Irish failed to keep up with their two main rivals and remain at the foot of the table, 5 points below... More >

Guinness Premiership Table

 

[snleaguetable guiness]


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