Sam Warner

Matsuyama triumphs in The Masters

Hideki Matsuyama became the first Japanese player to win a men’s major at this year’s Masters. Ten years after turning pro, Hideki has now secured his place in golf history as he wins his first major tournament.   A resilient final day performance ensured that he would be taking the green...
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Posted Apr. 19, 2021

Only Six Nations, but many surprises

The Six Nations Championship has left rugby fans with lots of things to talk about. As with everything over the past year, it was starkly different from tournaments of the past, but undeniably filled with equal if not more excitement. With the British and Irish Lions tour to South Africa...
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Posted Apr. 6, 2021

RFU scraps relegation from the Rugby Premiership

As the coronavirus continues to cause significant disruptions to top-flight rugby, the RFU has elected to get rid of relegation from the Premiership for the 2020/21 season. After a vote passed on Friday with a “strong majority”, the league will expand to 13 teams next term, with one side being...
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Posted Feb. 19, 2021

Ones to Watch: is Marcus Smith the future of English rugby?

‘Ones to Watch’ is a limited series about sportspeople who Boar Sport writers expect to enjoy success in 2021. In our fourth article, Sam Warner selects three promising players from the Gallagher Premiership. The 2020 Gallagher Premiership rugby season was filled with many thrills and shocks. The most notable of...
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Posted Jan. 5, 2021

Ones to Watch: tennis should be ready for a year of shocks

‘Ones to Watch’ is a limited series about young sportspeople who Boar Sport writers expect to enjoy success this year. In our third article, Sam Warner selects four tennis players he expects big things from over the next twelve months. The upcoming tennis season will be an extremely interesting one,...
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Posted Jan. 1, 2021

What is ‘The Death Penalty Project’?

With the Covid-19 pandemic continuing to have devastating effects around the globe, it is continuing to dominate our news sources. Unfortunately, this has meant that some equally important matters, such as human rights offences, have not been talked about. It is imperative that we uphold the basic freedoms of everyone...
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Posted Nov. 25, 2020

When will tennis’ next generation truly arrive?

The ‘Big Three’ is an everyday tennis term for the tennis giants: Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. Tennis’ greatest rivalry began when Federer won the 2003 Wimbledon Championships and it remains timeless. Nadal won his thirteenth French Open earlier this month, extending the rivalry into a third decade....
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Posted Nov. 8, 2020

Rafael Nadal: ‘A win here means everything for me’

Rafael Nadal produced a mesmerising performance to demolish Novak Djokovic in straight sets to win his thirteenth title at Roland Garros. This victory now ties him with Roger Federer at 20 men’s Grand Slam titles. The Spanish second seed outclassed world number one Djokovic in a 6-0 6-2 7-5 win....
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Posted Oct. 15, 2020

Has Bryson DeChambeau changed the way golf is played?

The recent U.S. Open Championship may be the most consequential four days of golf since Tiger Woods won the Masters in 1997. Bryson DeChambeau stormed to victory at Winged Foot to claim the title, reshaping how golf is interpreted in the process. DeChambeau has always pushed the rules of golf,...
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Posted Oct. 11, 2020