La Vuelta 2019

Get your tapas and your Estrella, it’s Vuelta time! Good luck over the next three weeks, no matter who you back!     Red Jersey: Jumbo-Visma were caught out a couple of times in the Giro when Primož Roglic was caught out with a crucial mechanical and a crash but they have left no stone… Read More La Vuelta 2019

The Masters 2019

To all golf fans, Happy Christmas. The Masters is here and there’s still just enough time to get some bets on indeed – much like the Grand National, I’m sure many of you have the buzz already.   The off time is soon and this late in the day you’ve already probably read a good… Read More The Masters 2019

Pro 14 2018/19

Celtic Rugby is on a high. Ireland are Grand Slam winners and series winners in Australia, Wales have taken two wide margin victories from their summer tour with Cardiff winning the Challenge Cup  and Scotland have done the same. So impressive was their rise that no English side made the semi-finals of the Champions Cup… Read More Pro 14 2018/19

Masters 2018

If you are reading this – you poor fool, what time is it in the morning? – then you don’t need me to tell you about the Masters. You know that Tiger’s back. You know Rory’s won recently. You know of how stacked the top of the leaderboard is. You already know the course. You’ve… Read More Masters 2018

Super Rugby 2018

The 6 Nations may be having a fallow week, but it’s an awesome time to be a rugby fan. Club rugby steps into the breach in the Northern Hemisphere, with a full programme, and the return of Super Rugby in the Southern Hemisphere – even if just with two fixtures.   The competition has changed… Read More Super Rugby 2018

Champions League 2017/18: Basel v Manchester City (Last 16, 1st leg)

Apart from Italy, there isn’t one competitive title race in all of Europe right now. The gap between first and second in Germany is 18 points, it’s 12 points in France, seven in Spain and the Netherlands. The gap between Manchester City and rivals United in the Premier League Is 16 points (yes, 16, really)… Read More Champions League 2017/18: Basel v Manchester City (Last 16, 1st leg)

Champions League 2017/18: Juventus v Tottenham (Last 16, 1st Leg)

Talk to most people about Europe and you will be met with moans and groans that regard the never-ending Brexit debate, but thankfully on these pages we are talking about the glorious return of Champions League football. With the wheat separated from the chaff, we have some brilliant last 16 ties to look forward to… Read More Champions League 2017/18: Juventus v Tottenham (Last 16, 1st Leg)

Superbowl LII

So, after another year, nothing has changed. We still groan whenever the President Tweets, badger each other about who voted for what a year ago and await a Superbowl with Tom Brady and the New England Patriots as favourites to become NFL Champions.   Many months ago, there were troubles in the New England paradise.… Read More Superbowl LII