Rugby League star Jon Clarke on his Widnes Vikings team mates | Alcatel Onetouch UK

Jon Clark, Widnes Vikings. Pat Ah Van. Without – undoubtedly. Rolls in eyes still shut, gets through training – not sure how – and then goes home back to bed for about eight hours. ERRR, Eamon O’Carroll’s pretty funny. Although he’s short and fat he’s pretty funny. Um, Kev Brown, coffees, coffees, coffees, coffees – […]

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Clairefontaine: France’s Elite Football Academy

In Northern France, about an hour outside Paris, lies the central nervous system of the French football machine. Buried in the plush green woods of the Rambouillet Forest, the Institut national du football de Clairefontaine, or simply INF Clairefontaine, is perhaps the most celebrated national football academy in the world. Clairefontaine is responsible for refining […]

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Australian Women’s Rugby Sevens AIS training camp

It is a fairly daunting environment with the IRB Tournaments, you know, you’ve got 16 countries competing at those tournaments, and there are some rugby powerhouse’s such as New Zealand and England. And there are particularly in the women’s game countries that aren’t perceived as Rugby power houses, but they do have very strong women’s […]

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Jacinda Ardern: New Zealand election race should be free of misinformation

In recent elections, it has become more common to see prime ministers announce election dates well beforehand. It’s always been my personal view that this is best practice. It’s fair and it allows our electoral commission to prepare. For politicians, I expect a three year term means we’re all constantly in campaign mode anyway. As […]

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