Six Nations: That display of imperious Gallic style last Sunday means France is now the real deal

So, onto the last weekend of the Six Nations and I send you this blog from my hotel room at the Cheltenham Festival where we are looking forward to a tremendous Gold Cup this afternoon. I can assure you that meeting deadlines amidst the rigours of Cheltenham week is not easy but I think we […]

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Round 5: French looking tres bien for Grand Slam

Eric Peters is a senior associate in investment at King Sturge. He is a former Bath and Harlequins No 8 as well as Scotland captain and was vice-captain to Gary Armstrong when Scotland last won the championship (the last Five Nations) in 1999 Last Saturday’s games first: Ireland v Wales – The Irish played very […]

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Round 5: Wales left to rue first half failings

Andrew Jones resigned as head of retail at British Land in October of last year. He has just announced plans to float a new property company, Metric, focusing on retail property. He is an enthusiastic supporter of Welsh Rugby. Gwlad   The results from two weeks ago were entirely consistent with recent form. England and Scotland […]

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Round 5: Happiness is not having made it to Murrayfield

Gordon Wood is managing director of Dexter Wood & Partners. He is a former under 23 England rugby international and played for Harlequins and the Barbarians. He also runs the National Surveyors Sevens. Wales actually played quite well in the first half for a change, but once again they were undone by the opposition scoring […]

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Round 4: No gloating I promise ….

David Erwin is head of capital markets at Cushman & Wakefield and a passionate follower of Irish rugby All agents know how to play spoof and being good spoof players, they know that gloating is forbidden. So, no post-Twickenham gloating from your Irish correspondent, only real satisfaction from a professional job well executed and a […]

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Round 4: Calcutta Cup set to be another classic

Gordon Wood is managing director of Dexter Wood & Partners. He is a former under 23 England rugby international and played for Harlequins and the Barbarians. He also runs the National Surveyors Sevens. I didn’t get the predictions quite right a fortnight ago. But how could I have foreseen the events of the day – […]

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Round 4: Wales must adopt ‘glass half full’ approach

Andrew Jones resigned as head of retail at British Land in October of last year. He has just announced plans to float a new property company, Metric, focusing on retail property. He is an enthusiastic supporter of Welsh Rugby. Gwlad After last week’s results the championship looks Paris bound, although it could have been so […]

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Round 4: Scores to be settled in Calcutta Cup

Eric Peters is a senior associate in investment at King Sturge. He is a former Bath and Harlequins No 8 as well as Scotland captain and was vice-captain to Gary Armstrong when Scotland last won the championship (the last Five Nations) in 1999 Looking back at the last round of matches: Wales versus France – […]

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Round 3: All to play for as tournament moves to business end

Andrew Jones resigned as head of retail at British Land in October of last year and will re-emerge in the retail property world soon. He is an enthusiastic supporter of Welsh Rugby. Gwlad Well what a match Wales v Scotland turned out to be. We were down by 10 points with seven minutes to go and […]

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Round 3: Improved passing at 10 is key to England progress

Gordon Wood is managing director of Dexter Wood & Partners. He is a former under 23 England rugby international and played for Harlequins and the Barbarians. He also runs the National Surveyors Sevens. After the dramatic actions of the last matches, most of us have just about recovered. Eric is probably still in a state […]

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