Tag Archives: Heineken Cup

Playing the fiddle whilst Rome burns

So now we have to wait until the New Year before any solution is found for the great Rugby melt down. Whilst this is happening the whole of professional rugby in Wales is collapsing before our eyes and there doesn’t … Continue reading

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The never ending story

Storm clouds must be gathering over the celtic rugby nations and Italy today – BT Sports has just bought the exclusive rights to European Football matches from 2015. The realisation that BT mean business must be a real wake up … Continue reading

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The fascination of watching a train crash

We all suffer from that morbid curiosity of wanting to see a car crash or train wreak. Some of us may well protest that we find this all too distasteful but always turn our heads to see what is happening … Continue reading

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Just follow the money

Yesterday saw the launch of this year’s Heineken Cup competition for the best rugby union clubs in Europe. By all accounts it was a strange affair with no one really concerned with this season’s competition but rather what the following … Continue reading

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European Rugby

I have been following the story of the withdrawal of the English and French rugby teams from the now probably defunct Heineken Cup with great interest. Not because of the rights or otherwise of the arguments on either side but … Continue reading

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