Nick Powell discusses the mental strain of being an athlete amidst media speculation.
Old Man Murray?
Nick Powell takes a look at Murray’s recent misfortune on court and his likelihood of success in the twilight years of the Scotsman’s stellar career.
Harlequins stun Chiefs to end nine-year wait
Nick Powell covers the stunning triumph of the Harlequins over the Exeter Chiefs
Gay People and Sport: An uncomfortable history
To mark the end of LGTBQ+ history month, Nick Powell, Print Sport Editor, analyses the relationship between Gay People and Sport through history.
Six Nations 2021: Round One Wrap
Six Nations 2021: Round One Wrap Print Sport Editor, Nick Powell, reviews the first weekend of the Guinness Six Nations Prior to their victory on Saturday since Scotland last won at Twickenham, the Berlin Wall has fallen and the Cold War ended, the UK has had 10 elections and seven Prime Ministers, rugby has introduced […]
As we tear down old barriers, don’t put up new ones
In response to It’s a Sin creator, Russell T. Davies, Nick Powell considers the necessity of casting authenticity
Covid cases leave champions Chiefs’ hopes dented
An outbreak of Covid cases amongst European Champions Exeter Chiefs has dented their hopes of retaining their crown after being handed defeat for failing to fulfil their fixture at Toulouse. Chiefs, who have made a sensational start to their campaign in winning their three Premiership games by an average of 30 points and hammered Glasgow […]
Bidenian Futures: challenges for America’s 46th President
Print Sports Editor, Nick Powell, looks to Joe Biden’s presidential future as ongoing disputes over the election result stoke division in America.
Gallagher Premiership 2020/21: Preview
Print Sport Editor Nick Powell previews the Gallagher Premiership Rugby season, which gets underway on Friday with Exeter Chiefs visiting Harlequins. After the 2019/20 season was dragged kicking and screaming towards its conclusion, it was hard not to be impressed with the way the Premiership’s authorities had managed the final 9 rounds of action. Sure, […]
Time to Put Italy Out of Their Six Nations Misery
Everyone’s second favourite team in the Six Nations have truly reached the end of the road. Between 2000 and 2015, Italy won 12 games and drew one of their 90 Six Nations fixtures. Not a good record at all, but in the same period Scotland only managed 19 wins and two draws. Italy had finished […]