Is Selling Beer A Sustainable Way to Fund Rugby Clubs

For years now (generations), rugby clubs and their social clubs have been synonymously linked, but perhaps now would be a good time to question if there are valid, commercial and sustainable logic behind the reasons for the practice.


The argument goes that rugby guys like a beer after the game, so why not have the rugby club run its’ own bar so the money is kept in the rugby club rather to some local hostelry who will keep the profit for itself.

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League of Denial: The NFL, Concussions, and the Battle for Truth

In a fast-paced narrative that moves between the NFL trenches, America’s research labs and the boardrooms where the NFL went to war against science, League of Denial examines how the league used its power and resources to attack independent scientists and elevate its own flawed research — a campaign with echoes of Big Tobacco’s fight to deny the connection between smoking and lung cancer.

State of the UK’s Birds – 2016

State of UK Birds
State of UK Birds

The annual report is produced by the RSPB, BTO and the WWT as well as a number of statutory nature conservation agencies – Natural Resources Wales (NRW), Natural England (NE), the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs, Northern Ireland (DAERA), Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) and the Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC). Continue reading State of the UK’s Birds – 2016