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The Yanks are too childish to play rugby

Watching the American Eagles get slaughtered by the All-Blacks proved too much for the home crowd

3 January 2015

9:00 AM

3 January 2015

9:00 AM

Does the name Nigel Melville ring a bell? If you like watching rugby and you’re over 40 it should, because Nigel Melville was once a bloody good scrum-half. He was also a pretty good England captain, and might have become a great one if it weren’t for the injuries which forced him to retire as a player in 1983.

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