Tag Archives: Six Nations

Snowy rugby weekend in Rome

Last weekend, I was in Rome for the Six Nations clash between Italy and England. An uneventful flight from Dublin to Rome’s Fiumicino airport (FCO) was marred only by the slow baggage delivery. FCO took 50 minutes to get bags … Continue reading

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Chariot derailed at Lansdowne Road

Seeing English white shirts coming out for a rugby international creates a special feeling for both opposition and spectators. Unless the game is played at Twickenham, the feeling is not affection. It’s not hatred either, even in Scotland when centuries … Continue reading

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Communications failure in Twickenham

On March 13 I was back at Twickenham to be the TV Match Official (TMO) for the England v Scotland Six Nations game. This is the oldest international fixture and was first played in 1871, so there’s a bit of … Continue reading

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TMO’ing Six Nations rugby in Twickers

It’s been a while since I reported on rugby activities, so here goes. Saturday last (February 12) saw me at Twickenham, London for the England vs. Italy match in the RBS Six Nations championship. Whilst I have been the TMO … Continue reading

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