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nickoldschool

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French-Aussie, moved to Oz in 2000. Played rugby and also football as a kid. Love most sports...except afl. Just don't get it. Love the 2 rugby, football, MMA, boxing, athletics, ski and most winter sports (bar the new 'fun' sports), golf, F1, swimming and even a bit of cricket and cycling.

Member Since:
 
December 2011
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Sydney
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Is a ‘three years off, one year on culture’ invading Australian rugby?

Is a 'three years off, one year on culture' invading Australian rugby?

11 Feb 2016

This article by Nickoldschool is a promoted comment from Brett McKay’s article on Australian flanker depth. You can read that article, and the discussion thereof, here.

May 29, 1985: An unforgettable night at Heysel

31 May 2015

On May 29, 1985, I remember feeling the excitement pumping through my veins all day at school. Tonight I was going to watch the biggest football game of the year, Juventus versus Liverpool in the European Champion Clubs’ Cup as we then called it.

Six Nations: Fighting your best enemy

Six Nations: Fighting your best enemy

27 Jan 2015

February is just around the corner and for Ireland, Wales, Scotland, England, France and Italy it means it’s time to fight.

Australian rugby in the future, it's full of frogs

22 Jan 2015

Sydney, February 22, 2025 – oh, what a day. I have to say I hadn’t attended a match like that for quite some time, and no, not just because we hadn’t had a Super Rugby team since the ARU went broke four years ago.

International eligibility rules: Who should play for your country?

International eligibility rules: Who should play for your country?

4 Nov 2014

Representing your adopted country in any sport has always been a highly divisive and touchy subject.

A foreign coach? Time for a French (rugby) Revolution

A foreign coach? Time for a French (rugby) Revolution

2 Oct 2014

France’s national sport being politics, it’s no wonder Les Bleus have often polarised opinion and been a headache for all coaches who have tried to tame them.