Andy Hills

21st June 2017

Small Cards, Major Wagers

“If at first you don’t succeed, try five more times so your failure is statistically significant.” Tournament poker is the ultimate game of perseverance. Even the best players can expect to cash in fewer than 20% of competitions, so losing streaks can easily run into the hundreds of games. It takes a certain type of […]

Read More
Rose Bowl Stadium

20th June 2017

The big-hitting English batsmen should see off South Africa

The emergence of a new generation of big-hitting batsmen has been the defining feature of England’s white ball cricket of late. Hopes are high that Liam Livingstone could be the next muscular cab off the rank if he makes his debut against South Africa in Wednesday’s opening T20I in Southampton.

Read More
Aegon Arena

16th June 2017

Murray can start to a six-timer at Queen’s Club

Sir Bruce Forsyth famously coined the phrase, “What do points make? Prizes!” but fellow knight of the realm Sir Andy Murray will spend the grass court season in pursuit of prizes that deliver him points instead. Confused? Don’t be. The Scots’ hard-earned world number one status is teetering on the brink following a below par […]

Read More
rugby ball

16th June 2017

England expects another Argentine classic

With much of rugby focussing on the blundering escapades of the British Lions and their problematic build-up to next week’s first test against the All Blacks, England’s tour of Argentina looked set to go almost unnoticed. That is, before a raucous opener against Los Pumas in San Juan last Saturday saw Eddie Jones’ team steal […]

Read More