Fantastic to get that first test victory but whilst the bookies may have the Lions as firm favourites to win the series if you watched the game on Saturday morning the win was far from convincing.
I did an interview on Friday for a national newspaper and expressed a little concern about whether we should play the Lions captain Sam Warburton in the first test. Why? Well of you don’t watch too much rugby you are probably quite bemused at some of the referee decisions particularly when play...Read Full Story
I am still pinching myself after that incredible win at Twickenham on Saturday. I was lucky enough to be there and the hairs on the back of my neck were standing up as the fans belted out Swing Low. This victory has really blown away the doubters who felt England did not have a performance in them like that, I have huge respect for the All Blacks as do most rugby players and fans and one of the reasons it feels so good to beat them is because they are consistently the best in the world. When...Read Full Story
TELEVISION chef Phil Vickery, 52, lives in Buckinghamshire with his TV presenter wife Fern Britton, 56, their daughter Winnie, 12, and his stepchildren Grace, 16, and twins Harry and Jack, 19.Read Full Story
Phil Vickery in the number 11 World Cup polo by Raging Bull
Hello to all House of Fraser customers from the other side of the world. For those that don’t know I have hung up my rugby boots and picked up a microphone so that is why I am now in the wonderful country of New Zealand commentating with ITV on the Rugby World Cup 2011. If any of you got up early enough to watch you will have seen an amazing start to the competition. I think it has been brilliant that so many so called third tier...Read Full Story
Well I don’t know about you but I am feeling more excitement about this Six Nations campaign than I have for a while! It feels like a clean slate for England – a new squad with no baggage and a fresh young side bursting with potential.
There will be lots of people basing their expectations on what happened at the World Cup, but I don’t think any team’s performances in New Zealand will have a bearing on this Six Nations. It is all a bit unknown, what with new coaches at England, Italy and...Read Full Story
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