John Eales

John Eales

Rugby

OK, we lost, but look around you

John Eales As if the Brits didn't have enough to be joyful about with the imminent arrival of the royal baby and an avalanche of favouritism heading into the Ashes Tests, they now also get to fill their cups...

Rugby

Wallabies much improved but a lot more tinkering to do

John Eales

John Eales On a spectrum of emotions, anger and disappointment – while cousins on the grimmer side of the curve – are quite different sentiments.

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John Eales

Blue everywhere but hail, too, the emerald green

John Eales It was a blue weekend in Europe. Not the blue of recession or depression for a change, but rather the blue of Chelsea and the blue of Leinster, European champions both.

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Poetic justice: Welsh show Kiplingesque courage

John Eales There's no downhill in sport, progress is continually uphill. Just because the Wallabies had sealed the series against Wales after game two didn't mean they would relax.

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