We all know that rugby is rubbish, but professional rugby players are always good value. Not just because they have the audacity to take blood capsules on to the pitch and pretend they are injured to waste time, or because they happily accept that an eye-gouge here and a stamp in the bollocks there is all part and parcel of their egg-chucking profession but probably because they recognise that they only play rugby because they didn’t have the skill to play football in the first place and have somehow got away with making a living at it. Plus they like poker. Especially if it’s the biggest game of poker in the world. This viral campaign is a nice body of work by PartyPoker and England’s James Haskell (pictured) and Ben Foden. Read more.
Negreanu, Boeree to take on chess masters this Sunday
October 12, 2018