Category: News

RUPA implores SANZAAR and ARU to find Plan B

Rugby Union Players’ Association boss Ross Xenos has implored the ARU to push for a ‘Plan B’ for under-threat clubs the Western Force and Melbourne Rebels. The Rebels played on Friday night and the Force play on Saturday, with neither knowing for sure whether it would be their final outing as a club. Xenos, in…

By JohnValbyNation September 27, 2019 0

Liverpool captain Henderson demands mental strength in Premier League title fight

The Reds’ captain has urged his team-mates to improve their performance level following another 0-0 draw against Everton on Sunday Jordan Henderson has called on Liverpool to show a title-winning mentality after surrendering top spot in the Premier League to Manchester City. Jurgen Klopp’s side were unable to break Everton down as Sunday’s Merseyside derby…

By JohnValbyNation September 26, 2019 0

How Trump’s Presidency Looks from Rural Wisconsin

It’s Chippewa Valley Farm-City Day, and hundreds of schoolchildren are swarming the grounds of Denmark Dairy, which stretches for nearly a mile along County Road B in Dunn County, in western Wisconsin. They are laughing and chattering to one another and petting young calves. The dairy, one of the largest in the region, sustains a…

By JohnValbyNation September 24, 2019 0

The Mounting Scandal Over What Trump Said to Ukraine’s President

On July 25th, Donald Trump and Volodymyr Zelensky, Ukraine’s newly elected President, talked by telephone. Afterward, the Ukrainian side released a summary of the conversation that seemed anodyne but, in hindsight, is telling: “Donald Trump is convinced that the new Ukrainian government will be able to quickly improve image of Ukraine, complete investigation of corruption…

By JohnValbyNation September 24, 2019 0