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Running Touch: All About the Movies

image for this articleMovies, movie product placement, highlight DVDs and movie-star soccer players. An opinion column by Alex Goff


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Running Touch: On Quick Ball, Rule-Breaking, 7s and More

image for this articleWe talk about the Lions, why the English are getting into penalty trouble, the summer 7s seasons, and what the USA might be doing for Thanksgiving. (Ian Muir photo.)


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Running Touch

image for this articleOf money, coaches, 7s, athletes, TV and many, many more besides.


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Running Touch

image for this articleA series of notes on, well, anything.


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Running Touch - Sort-of Real news

image for this articleRunning Touch - some notes on news from the past week, some real news, some could just be empty talk We'll see. (Photos Blake Mannion, ERugbyNews.com)


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Running Touch

image for this articleRunning Touch is an opinion column from ERugbyNews and Alex Goff. Today we talk about little about sponsorship, good venues, and where you should go on your February vacation.


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Running Touch - Notes on the Past Few Days

image for this articleA quick look at some items of importance from the past few days. (Commentary)


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Running Touch - More Rugby Notes

image for this articleA few notes on the Rugby World Cup, including our own grades on the teams after pool play - measured against expectations more than straight performance.


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Running Touch - World Cup Notes

image for this articleA few notes about the World Cup now that we've gone through the first flurry of games. We talk on rest periods, minnows, and who looks good.


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Running Touch - What Were They Thinking?

image for this articleA few notes on World Cup warmups, losing your best player in a meaningless game, rose-colored coaching glasses, and the rugby/football connection.


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Running Touch - Scrum Fans, Scrum Vans

image for this articleRugby pops up in the news in the most interesting places. Sometimes even in the rugby press.


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Running Touch - Wallabies, World Cup, All American Depth

image for this articleDon't you just love to watch the All Blacks? Aren't they fun and deadly and unbeatable ... or not. It's a World Cup year, so watch out for those Australians. And we talk a little on how the North Americans will do, and how they did, as young men, against each other recently.


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My Hall of Fame Votes

image for this articleThe IRb wants everyone to vote on their Hall of Fame candidates. How would you vote? Here's how this humble writer would fill out his ballot. It's not easy, because this Hall of Fame is just getting started. (Photos: George Nepia, left, and Arthur Gould, right. Philippe Sella in smaller picture)


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GoffonRugby - Of Bannings, Loyalty and Money

image for this articleAn international flavor to our observations this time around, as we revel in other peoples' problems.


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Running Touch ... Grumbling About Competition Rules Again

image for this articleWelcome to ERugbyNews. Bad decisions in 6N, Super 14. Weird competition rules that hurt one and help another. How I'd change it.


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