Windsor Roberts
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Windsor co-founded Go Direct Marketing and has spent his working life as a self-motivated and tenacious entrepreneur within the marketing industry. Following a move to the SW France, he has recently launched RugbyPigs.com, a rugby information site and can be found on Twitter @rugbypigs and on www.rugbypigs.com

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What's the Point in a Salary Cap? Are Clubs Right to Abuse the Salary Cap in the Premiership?

(0) Comments | Posted 17 October 2013 | (15:09)

If there's one news item that has been dominating rugby club message boards in the last week, it is this issue to do with salary caps.

Sale winger Mark Cueto blew the lid off the whole thing last week when he claimed that some clubs are creating a "Manchester United/Chelsea-type...

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Could Pro12 'Weakness' Lead To Celtic Strength?

(0) Comments | Posted 4 October 2013 | (11:49)

It's an oft-repeated claim from supporters of the English and French clubs looking to set up their new version of the Heineken Cup that the RaboDirect Pro12 is too weak.

What was once the Celtic League (before the addition of the Italian regions), the Pro12 is perceived as being a...

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Time to Help Refs By Bringing DRS to Rugby

(2) Comments | Posted 30 September 2013 | (01:00)

Rugby union referees have an extremely tough job - no one denies that. Perhaps more than in any other sport, the laws of the game are in a regular state of flux, and many are open to interpretation - all of which means there are any number of contentious decisions...

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Don't Let English Clubs Mess With Premiership Calendar

(0) Comments | Posted 18 September 2013 | (17:15)

The Premiership final could be moved from its logical place at the end of the domestic season to a new slot in late January or early February to make room for a new cross-border competition, under controversial plans from England's top clubs.

According to the Guardian, the proposals would see...

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Look After Our Lions Heroes

(0) Comments | Posted 12 September 2013 | (20:09)

The victorious British and Irish Lions squad returned from Australia as heroes this summer, having secured a historic first series win in 17 years. But if they're not adequately looked after, that could be as good as it gets for the triumphant tourists.

Given the huge quality and relatively young...

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Why Rugby Is Better Than Football #5,846: No Transfer Deadline Day

(9) Comments | Posted 5 September 2013 | (01:00)

Transfer deadline day is an unrelenting drudge of ridiculously overpriced signings and constant, mind-numbing cliches.

And so the curtain has closed on another transfer deadline day. The highs, the lows, the nail-biting drama, the tens of millions of pounds spent by clubs in just a few short hours - it's...

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Why England Shouldn't Pick Euro-Chasers

(0) Comments | Posted 30 August 2013 | (11:45)

England are right to exclude overseas-based players from the national team.

It's no secret that the giants of the French Top 14 are prepared to splash some serious cash to snap up top players.

Racing Metro and Toulon in particular let their chequebooks do the talking over...

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