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Nod of appreciation

Coverage of tomorrow’s Rugby World Cup final at Twickenham is already at fever pitch in the media so I don’t propose to bother Rust readers with anything as superfluous as a preview or indeed a prediction of the outcome which I feel is too close to call anyway.

Today I’d just like to commend Robert Kitson’s tribute to an iconic player on what is likely to be the New Zealand captain’s final international match, as appears on the website of THE GUARDIAN

About Sandra McDonnell

As an Englishwoman married to a Scot, Sandra experiences some tension at home during Six Nations tournaments. Her enthusiasm for rugby was acquired through early visits to Fylde club matches with her father and her proud boast is that she has missed only two England home games at Twickenham since 1995. Sandra has three grown-up children, none of whom follow rugby. More Posts