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Scrum nonsense

By Leipziger
July 21 2016

I’ve shouted “Ref, if he doesn’t want to scrum, send him off and they can bring on someone who will!” at games so often that it’s now become a catchphrase that someone hit me with on Twitter a few months ago.... More >

Time to relegate relegation?

  As the stakes are raised a little higher each year, is the concept of relegation & promotion becoming untenable? It seems a good time to ask the question as London Iris... More >

The South Stand Choir Awards 2015/16

The good, the bad and the amusing from another season of joy, terror, tension, ecstacy, despair and laughter. Following the Falcons is like nothing else.... More >

Latu triple not enough v Sale

Newcastle Falcons’ last match of the season had a touch of the bizarre about it as three 13-man mauls led to Nili Latu scoring a hat-trick of tries.    ... More >

The Last Two

  There has been a lot of discussion around the last two games of the season. We are still not mathematically safe, and what if London Irish do this, or Wasps do that! Harleq... More >

Falcons win crucial relegation clash

A 13-6 win over London Irish means the Falcons have all but secured a fourth successive season in the Premiership for 2016/17.    ... More >

To win or not to lose

There is a theory that the human mind doesn’t recognise the word ‘no’. The logical consequence is that if you tell a child “Don’t slam the door!... More >

Reasons to be Cheerful, Part 3

  Those of you who are of  a certain age will have a familiar tune playing in your heads by now. Back in 1979 Britain was a dump, literally. Rubbish piled in the streets... More >

Origins of the Easter Egg

  We all take it for granted that at Easter we will munch our way through chocolate eggs, get fat, and then think about joining Weightwatchers, but how many of us know the ori... More >

Five thoughts from Newcastle v Worcester

A few things I’m thinking about as I enjoy some left-over pizza and a bottle of Brown Ale.    ... More >

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