Halliday's Sporting Blog

Expectant Irish to fulfil their destiny
Simon Halliday
March 17, 2023
The Six Nations has not disappointed.  A relative implosion by England and Wales mirroring their own internal problems first created a unique drama and their…
Pink & Green Horses at Cheltenham
Susannah Ricci
March 12, 2023
Alongside their amazing wines, Yotes Court’s owners have sent us a special treat ahead of Cheltenham, some unique insights into the chances their own horses…
Triple helpings for a Rugby Super Saturday
Simon Halliday
March 7, 2023
The dysfunctional nature of our underperforming club game in England was never more obvious than at the weekend as two of the country’s best players…
Chalk and Cheese in thrilling Six Nations weekend
Simon Halliday
February 27, 2023
We can safely say that the Rugby World Cup will be epic. Enough teams have worked out that high intensity attacking rugby will be the…
Dark Clouds in Cardiff overshadow Six Nations onfield dramas
Simon Halliday
February 21, 2023
There have been some truly great moments in the Six Nations to date but sadly overshadowed by the off-field mismanagement we have known for a…
Rugby - A Sport in Jeopardy
Simon Halliday
February 3, 2023
Let us start with a positive, my old stomping ground in Europe….
Brave New World for English Rugby
Simon Halliday
January 12, 2023
Unusually, the RFU got on the front foot to kick of the New Year with the Nigel Redman interview….
Scarlets, Coaches and Wine
Simon Halliday
November 18, 2022
Sporting Wine Club is proud and privileged to be part of the Scarlets long and distinguished rugby history. Most notably in supplying their two commemorative…
A Sporting Weekend for the Ages
Simon Halliday
November 15, 2022
The sporting public were spoilt for choice over the weekend and saw for themselves the full range of agony and ecstasy experienced by elite athletes…