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The scene of Wales' 1-0 win over World No.2's Belgium

Wales deny NI with last-minute clincher in Cardiff

International Sport, National Sport, Sport March 26, 2016 at 7:00 pm Comments

LEAVING it to the penultimate minute of full time, an injury plagued Wales dashed hopes of a first away win in a decade for the visiting Northern Irish. In a friendly organised to test the mettle ofRead More

We could not have been more wrong about the Six Nations

We could not have been more wrong about the Six Nations

International Sport, National Sport, Sport March 22, 2016 at 5:30 pm Comments

HERE at the good ship A.S.M we can admit when we’ve got something wrong, and we did not get the Six Nations right. Well, Jim got close. Saturday’s action was exactly what fans had been longingRead More

McCaffery breaks down this year’s Six Nations prospects

McCaffery breaks down this year’s Six Nations prospects

International Sport, National Sport, Sport February 6, 2016 at 1:00 pm Comments

After the World Cup seeing none of the Home Nations progress beyond the quarter-finals, all six countries will be eager to prove themselves on the international stage this year during the Six Nations, which is nowRead More

Six Nations starts tomorrow, and the Home Nations are hungrier than ever

Six Nations starts tomorrow, and the Home Nations are hungrier than ever

International Sport, National Sport, Sport February 5, 2016 at 7:24 pm Comments

THE RUGBY World Cup still remains in the mind of fans of all the home nations. Not that surprising given it ended less than four months ago, but with the biggest upsets in the tournament’s historyRead More

Men of Steel rising again: Rugby League returns this Thursday

Men of Steel rising again: Rugby League returns this Thursday

National Sport, Sport February 2, 2016 at 6:00 pm Comments

THE RUGBY League season for 2016 begins on Thursday 4th February at Headingley Carnegie as Treble winners Leeds Rhinos take on Warrington Wolves. Here is what to look out for between now and the grand final atRead More

Swimming without presence at the Beeb’s Christmas Presents

Swimming without presence at the Beeb’s Christmas Presents

International Sport, National Sport, Sport December 22, 2015 at 9:45 pm Comments

Aquatic sports have missed out on Sports Personality recognition. Again. According to Sport England 2.69m people swam for a minimum of thirty minutes once a week in the twelve months October 2013 to October 2014. SwimmersRead More

Sam Burgess at Bath this summer, now back in Australia and thankfully in League.

Burgess’ return to Redfern best for all involved

National Sport, Sport December 12, 2015 at 2:00 pm Comments

Remember remember 6th November. Sam Burgess is back with The Bunnies of South Sydney. Burgess has definitely made the correct decision by leaving Bath Rugby and returning to Rugby League was a no-brainer, the sport heRead More

Sam Burgess: Was Union the wrong move?

Sam Burgess: Was Union the wrong move?

International Sport, National Sport, Sport December 12, 2015 at 11:00 am Comments

SHOULD Burgess have returned to Rugby League? This is the question on a lot of the Rugby World’s mind. The answer is simple: yes. Burgess is arguably the single greatest Rugby League Forward to ever blessRead More

Owens refereeing in the Guinness Pro12. He's been an international referee since 2005, starting with Ireland v Japan in Osaka.
Credit: Florian Christof.

Owens selected as referee for AUS – NZ World Cup Final

International Sport, National Sport, Sport October 30, 2015 at 1:00 pm Comments

WALES will have a least one man in the Rugby World Cup Final in referee Nigel Owens, who was selected to blow the whistle for this coming Saturday’s clash between Australia and New Zealand. Wales wereRead More

Leeds are now hold more grand final trophies than any other team, having clinched their seventh title.
Credit: Mtaylor848

McGuire double Leeds way to Treble twilight

National Sport, Sport October 16, 2015 at 12:30 pm Comments

ON A NIGHT when an entire country looked to Manchester for their rugby entertainment, it is the star of Rugby League which shone brightest, a sell-out crowd of 73,512 treated to the finest Grand Final in recentRead More