Rugby verse

That Martin Johnson press conference

A short verse dissecting the reasons for Martin Johnson’s departure as England coach amid foam-flecked fury at England’s moderate rugby, reluctant dwarf-tossing and accomplished drinking.

England’s exit from the Rugby World Cup

A short verse mulling over the disappointing performances of the England rugby team in New Zealand.

Why Wales is now better at rugby than England

A short verse considering the reasons why the Welsh rugby team is now held to be packed with well-behaved world beaters while the England team is mocked from every quarter.


About this site likes to mark significant moments in public life with a short verse - usually in Clerihew form. We've tightened our poetic belt and cut everything right back to the bare essentials. Every verse on this site takes up fewer than 140 characters, so feel free to tweet them to your friends.

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