Harry Jones Roar Guru

Harry Jones

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"Never confuse motion with action."

Member Since:
 
August 2013
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A day of French rugby

A day of French rugby

5 Apr 2017

I happened to be in the South of France last weekend, where generosity provided my colleagues and I a set of tickets to the European Rugby Champions Cup quarter-final knockout match, in Clermont.

Nostalgia will not save us from northern aggression

Nostalgia will not save us from northern aggression

22 Mar 2017

Not a decade passes between nostalgic politicians telling us how great they can make us, again. They ride in on horses, and leave in hearses, like the rest of us.

The beauty and destruction of a dominant tackle

The beauty and destruction of a dominant tackle

17 Mar 2017

Not all tackles are equal. There’s the ankle tap that seems to require several strides before it takes effect, the ‘hold on to Julian Savea for dear life by an appendage until help arrives’ tackle.

Premature analysis of Super Rugby 2017’s balance of power

Premature analysis of Super Rugby 2017's balance of power

14 Mar 2017

Early days, but surely some teams are already out of the title picture. In fact, it looks to me that only eleven teams are truly in this competition, with three of those (the Reds, the Highlanders, and the Waratahs) hanging on by the skin of their underpants.

What is the most beautiful sight in rugby?

What is the most beautiful sight in rugby?

1 Mar 2017

Do we love rugby primarily because we enjoy the score? Deep statistics? The technique of the tighthead? The precise aim off the tee?

A Lions team to trouble the All Blacks

A Lions team to trouble the All Blacks

11 Jan 2017

The British and Irish Lions should be as Irish as possible.