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Jun 21, 2013

World Cup ticket rip off

Richard Seeckts: £715 for a World Cup final ticket in 2015. Don't say you weren't warned.
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Jun 19, 2013

The devaluing of an international cap

Richard Seeckts: In eight international matches played to date this month by the four home nations, 31 players have made their debuts.
Jun 14, 2013

Longing for the main event

Richard Seeckts: The main event had better be worth the long wait.
Jun 6, 2013

What's happened to Australia?

Richard Seeckts: For years the sporting world has looked Australia's way for excellence.
Jun 2, 2013

A damp squib

Richard Seeckts: If you dread an event badly enough and for long enough the reality is often far less ghastly than anticipated.
May 29, 2013

If you can't beat 'em.....

Richard Seeckts: The long weekend prompted the barmy suggestion to predict the Lions starting XV for the third Test in Sydney on July 6.
May 21, 2013

Armitage, the wave and the s*** book

Richard Seeckts: Unfortunately for Delon Armitage, he has enemies with keyboards just waiting to pounce.
May 15, 2013

Wilkinson odds on to play Lions Test

Richard Seeckts: Not convinced by all the 'Jonny Wilkinson won't go on the Lions tour' talk? Neither are the bookmakers.
May 9, 2013

Lucky Lancaster in the right place

Richard Seeckts: About 124 weeks from now is the day of reckoning. England will play Wales in the World Cup Pool A match at Twickenham.
May 7, 2013

Premiership's poor relation makes dignified exit

Richard Seeckts: Spare a thought for London Welsh. Relegated after one season blighted by harsh treatment, employee fraud and bad luck, Welsh managed to retain their dignity and give a good account of themselves on the field.

Richard Seeckts' rugby career consisted of one school match where he froze on the wing and despite no substitutes being available he was withdrawn from the game at half-time for mocking the opposition's line-out calls. Thereafter Richard and the sport agreed active participation was not the way ahead, but that has not prevented him from avidly writing about and watching the game. He now contributes his random observations to the Crooked Feed blog on ESPNscrum.com