Can it really be four whole years since Jonny Wilkinson kicked that goal (incidentally his 41st of the tournament no less, without one solitary try) to clinch the 2003 Rugby [Union] World Cup? [Read more…]
The disciplinary system in this country has been hit by some controversy in recent weeks, with fans demanding answers to the lack of punishments for offenders. Alison Whitfield looks in to a recent case in her latest blog. [Read more…]
Once again we come to the culmination of the domestic Rugby League Season with the Final of the Challenge Cup. Or at least it would have been had not the governing body of this great sport, known to you and me as Sky TV, not decided to interfere with one of our great traditions. [Read more…]
New Last Tackle writer Alison Whitfield is a welcome addition to our team, and you can view her weekly blog “The Final Hooter” every Sunday. In her first article, she looks at promotion, relegation and the franchise system. [Read more…]
So the salary cap rears its ugly head once again. This time it’s Bradford Bulls, St Helens and Wigan Warriors facing the accusations (although Wigan haven’t yet been found guilty of doing anything it must be stressed). So what do last night’s rulings actually mean?[Read more…]
Considering our game does not receive the coverage due to it in our national press, we do seem to attract some high profile supporters. I hear that Australian star of stage and screen Mr Russell Crowe is an avid follower of South Sydney Rabbitohs, Mr David Hinchliffe MP, watches Wakefield Trinity whenever his busy schedule allows, soccer player Mr Alan Smith is a Castleford fan and comedy actors Mr Johnny Vegas and Mr Ricky Tomlinson watch St Helens.