Some people think that British Summer Time begins when the clocks go forward at the end of March. This is not true.
The truth is that summer time only truly begins in Britain when two independent types of phenomena start happening all across this great nation of ours. These two phenomena are the overwhelming urge to drink in a pub beer garden and the inability to buy any rolls or hot dog buns in your local supermarket.
Recent evidence suggests that both of these phenomena are now sweeping across the country like wildfire.
Ergo, spring has finally sprung proper and…
Nice to see some new blood as Stuart Lancaster announces his England Rugby squad to tour Uruguay and Argentina this summer.
England will kick off their summer tour against a combined South America team in Uruguay on 2 June before heading to Argentina for a two-Test series.Stuart Lancaster’s men, who arrive on 29 May, will face the Consur
XV in the Uruguayan capital, Montevideo. They will then head to Argentina to tackle the Pumas, with the first Test in Salta on 8 June and the second in Buenos Aires on 15 June.
Forwards: Dave Attwood (Bath),…
The RWC2015 schedule has now been announced!! We were already in Rugby Fever overdrive with the news of the British & Irish Lions squad this week, so this is almost too much excitement to handle! Twickenham of course will feature heavily, primarily on weekends, which means nothing but a good time will be planned at the VU Clubhouse. Add to that our plans to take our show on the road, and we should be in for a fantastic home tournament. Start your clocks, only 16 months to go….!
See the official fixture list here and do let us know how…
Warren Gatland and his team announce the full squad joining him for the Lions Tour to Australia. Trust VU to be professional and balanced, no commentary here, yet. We’ll leave that up to you. What do you think of his selection?
Leigh Halfpenny (Wales), Stuart Hogg (Scotland), Rob Kearney (Ireland), Tommy Bowe (Ireland), Alex Cuthbert (Wales), Sean Maitland (Scotland), George North (Wales), Jonathan Davies (Wales), Brian O’Driscoll (Ireland), Jamie Roberts (Wales), Manu Tuilagi (England), Owen Farrell (England), Jonathan Sexton (Ireland), Conor Murray (Ireland), Mike Phillips (Wales), Ben Youngs (England).
Dan Cole (England), Cian Healy (Ireland), Gethin…
TV Weather Presenter Sian Lloyd is the latest celebrity to sign up for the Cyclothon UK challenge. A keen Welsh rugby fan and Vice-President of returning charity Abigail’s Footsteps, Sian has been lured to Brands Hatch by the opportunity to raise valuable funds for the charity and spend the day in the saddle with Victor Ubogu and the other rugby challengers tackling the track. Would this be an inappropriate time to mention Sian had the honour of being named ‘Rear of the Year’ in 2008?
It seems the other luxuries of competing at Cyclothon might be a little distracting…