The five stages of grief applied to building up to a winter evening training session. Denial. “I haven’t seen a text from coach on the WhatsApp group yet. It’s been raining so much I bet the ground will be waterlogged. It’s minus 3, we can’t possibly train in this we’ll literally get hypothermia and die … Continue reading The Five Stages of Grief: Training in Winter
Month: February 2018
Since women came to rugby slightly later than men, we suffer the consequence in a few ways. The biggest and most frustrating of these is the Sunday fixture. Waking up on game day can sometimes therefore mean getting a few pints of water down you first thing. More often than not it also means a … Continue reading A (match) day in the life of a South London amateur rugby captain
It’s time to put your hand up, stand up, and be counted.
Rugby Warriors who stand firm and tell the weather to do it's worst because Rugby doesn't care. Last weekend it rained, then rained some more, continued raining and finished with some more rain. It focused the mind a little on the strong tradition in Rugby of ignoring the weather. No doubt care must be taken, … Continue reading Rugby in the Rain is something to treasure