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The Secret Diary of James Haskell (IQ 25 1/2): “I really wish I was less of a thinking man and more of a fool not afraid of rejection.”

I have been gracefully coming to terms with the absolutely shocking selection for the Lions.  How have I not been selected? What sort of sheep-addled Kiwi halfwit would possibly think about taking a touring side to Australia without the facility … Continue reading

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The Secret Diary of James Haskell (IQ 25 1/2): The Lion Sleeps Tonight

What the fuck? Seriously. What the fuck? I’m perplexed, confused, and dare I say it bamboozled. Something utterly inexplicable and simultaneously horrendous has happened. 

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The Secret Diary of James Haskell (IQ 25 1/2): Date 22nd March 2013

Balls. Great big hairy non-steroid shrunken balls. How did we let this happen?

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The Secret Diary of James Haskell (IQ 25 ½). Date: March 14th, 2013

I’m finding it hard to get motivated this week. Obviously, we gave the French the biggest kicking since Agincourt three Saturdays back, but since then, I’m feeling less than chipper. Bloody Pasta munchers turned up to play, and that flaming … Continue reading

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The Secret Diary of James Haskell (IQ 25 1/2). February 22nd, 2013

Sometimes I just DOMINATE too hard. This was clearly the case in Dublin, where I thought I’d show some hitherto unsuspected co-ordination to go with my muscular glory. We were easily winning anyway, through the cunning tactic of “let Ireland … Continue reading

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Glasgow, Connacht and Perpignan Stun Rugby World In Shock Misprints!

Glaswegians and ginger musos the world over pinched themselves. Might it be a misprint? No, no it wasn’t. Their lads put NGD to the sword with a record 8-try 60-3 away win. There be dancin’ in the Glaswegian streets. Further … Continue reading

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The Secret Diary of James Haskell (IQ 25 1/2). 8th February 2013

Gazes into mirror I am gorgeous.

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