Challenge Cup quarter-final weekend: On the road to Wembley

THE TEAMS were whittled from eight to four in a dramatic weekend for the Ladbrokes’ Challenge Cup. All the squads had Wembley in their sights with only two wins between them and a place in the final, but the calibre of opponents by this point in the competition leaves nothing for certain. First of the matches … Continue reading Challenge Cup quarter-final weekend: On the road to Wembley

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Eyes turn to SW19 for Wimbledon fortnight

NATIONAL pride always swells during sporting spectacles, no matter how steep the challenge may be. While many people come together to watch the World Cup, and London 2012 was nigh on the pinnacle of the nation’s sporting prowess, no annual event comes close to the excitement of Wimbledon. The grass court Grand Slam might be the … Continue reading Eyes turn to SW19 for Wimbledon fortnight