Points of Contention

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

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Peter Kavanagh examines the implications of the possible introduction of bonus points to the 6 Nations.
Reports last week suggested that the national unions of Six Nations competitors had been sent a document proposing the adoption of the bonus point scoring system from the 2014 competition onwards. If the system is adopted, the last old-style [...]

Round the world by train: A Spritely start to Euro 2012

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

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We rejoin Kevin Burke’s travels in Singapore where he is getting ready for Euro 2012 but more focussed on finding a big local international rivalry.
It’s 7pm by the time I’ve eaten; the internet says that the Muddy Murphy’s Irish pub is one of the places open for all 31 games of Euro 2012. It shows [...]