Honourable Aussy Captain Congratulates Irish Opposition & Old Friends!

David Pocock & Conor Murray - with swapped shirts & warm smiles

When, arguably, the world’s best flanker (wing-forward), David Pocock, was staying with an Irish family in Limerick while on an Australian School’s Rugby Tour, he never imagined he would, one day, play against the young boy he met in that same family.  The Murray family. Conor Murray is now the Irish and Lions scrum-half and arguably, … Read more

Rugby World Cup 2015 – A Photographic Celebration Of Sportsmanship

South African fan hugs Japanese fan

Rugby World Cup 2015 is exciting and compelling viewing as small nations shock big nations and favourites get beaten. But despite dreams being shattered and no matter what the result,  sportsmanship prevails in Rugby World Cup 2015. After the game, all players shake hands. Many embrace. Some even pray together (Fiji v Australia). And the … Read more

English Test Cricket Stadium Celebrates Arch Enemy’s Brilliance

Firstly, what Test Cricket Stadium Is this (this makes a good picture quiz question)?     And why is it one of the finest examples of sportsmanship?           The stadium is Old Trafford Test Cricket Ground (located beside Manchester United’s Old Trafford football stadium). The reason it is, arguably, the finest example of sportsmanship is because, … Read more

We knew we were part of the universe of footballers (part 1)

The World Cup is up and running. Teams are swapping shirts, shaking hands and some nice celebrations (so far the South African’s opening goal celebration is top of the ‘joyous goal scoring celebrations chart’). So far so good. Just a few divers who were publicly shamed in front of worldwide tv audiences as the referees … Read more