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Keep Calm and Carry On

By Darraghgirl
April 24 2014

One of the best away trips we ever did was to Clermont Ferrand. Clermont is a beautiful, old, walled city with narrow cobbled streets that open out into gorgeous hidden little squares, churches and fountains. Above it looms the Puy du Dome, one of 80 sleeping volcanos in the area and the Massif Central. ... More >

Budgie Tweets

So no reporter this week. Instead a report based on Tweets from both sides and hopefully pulled together into a passable report from Kingston Park. Wish I was there but Easter Sund... More >

Bish Bash Saints Get Bosched

For 70 minutes, this was as good as Sarries have played all season, especially considering this was first v second in the Aviva Premiership. They played with a pace and physicality... More >

OT A Trip to the Province Part 2 - For Fermain

There’s nowhere quite like Stansted Airport at 6.30am on a Saturday morning. (Well actually there is, Gatwick, Luton, Heathrow…but you know what I mean). Of course we’d forgotten t... More >

Still on for the Double!

Belfast is a wonderful place, the people so friendly and genuinely interested in rugby. Arriving just after lunchtime, I met up with my group at a pub to watch the last bit of the ... More >

A Trip to The Province

This weekend’s trip to Belfast completes my own personal odyssey of the Irish Provinces. It started a couple of years ago with a very jolly weekend in Dublin. I managed to leave my... More >

Wasps Take the Praise but Sarries Take the Points

Driving home from Adams Park, I tried to work out why I had not enjoyed the afternoon as much as an away win would justify. It little helped that arriving on the A404 and having t... More >

Try Quintet Quashes Quins

I have always had mixed views about playing at Wembley (I still think it cost us the Toulouse game) but standing beneath the Bobby Moore statue in the sunshine watching almost 84,... More >

Looking ahead to the big Match

I’ve been looking forward to this one for weeks, and given England’s stirring Six Nations showing and the international contingent on both sides, this should be even more intriguin... More >

Another Semi, another loss

There had been much debate before this game as to the sort of team we would put out. On the one hand there is the theory that “this is a development competition and these are the p... More >