Newport, and the Dragons
A bit about us and where we play
Newport Gwent Dragons were formed at the inception of regional rugby in Wales (and are 50% owned by the WRU) play at Rodney Parade in Newport at a ground that is also used by Newport Rugby Club (Welsh Premier division) and the Celtic Warriors (Super League). It varies when you ask people about attendance but if you said about 10k you wouldn’t be far out. Usual attendance for Magners is about 5k to 6k with higher games for HC...
All you need to know in order to make your visit to Belfast and Ravenhill a thoroughly memorable experience. First and most important tip: It is best to get you enjoyment outside the ground as visiting fans rarely have the pleasure of seeing their team victorious. Still, provided you’re someone who appreciates the finer points of first class rugby, you’re bound to enjoy the spectacle of Ulster in full flow as they put your team to the sword.
Home of the Ulster provincial rugby...
There have been a number of questions already about Twickenham, transport, accommodation etc. but now that we know we are going to be there, here is some information about the area and other practicalities. Please post any questions or other useful information!
Where is Twickenham?
Twickenham is a suburb in south west London and the stadium is here
Address is: Twickenham Stadium, Whitton Road, Twickenham, TW2 7BA
How to get there?
The train is generally the best way of getting to...
With a population of just under half a million people, Scotland’s capital, Edinburgh, is the nation’s second largest city.
Situated on the eastern coast of the central belt, 45 miles from Glasgow, the city plays host to some 13 million visitors in year, making it the largest tourist centre in the UK outside of London.
Known as the Athens Of The North, because of the predominance of neo-classical architecture dotted around its historic city centre, it’s variety of galleries and museums,...
An Ulster fans View of Treviso
Treviso is a small city in the North East of Italy 35 km North of Venice population around 85,000. The walled centre mostly dating back to the early 1500's and outside the walls all built during the last 110 years. This is a town to explore on foot as it's maze of canals and bridges, houses decorated with frescoes, churches and palaces cannot be seen any other way, don't forget to look up under some of the archways as the old frescos are at there best protected...
Allez les Blancs!
Where to sleep in Paris
As I live in Paris, I have very little knowledge of hotel standards and prices. But.
An old friend of mine, Vincent, decided to buy and restore a hotel after a long career in the beer industry. The result is quite nice and quite affordable as well. The hotel is located not far from Gare du Nord where Eurostar lands in Paris and not far either from Place de la République, where you can take the métro straight to stade Jean Bouin (line 9). Of know : at...