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The Heart Of Rugby

It is a gentleman’s sport that happens to be the toughest on the planet.

The Heart Of Rugby can be defined in many ways. Some may think it is such a brutal sport that it means ripping the heart out of an opponent and eating it. Well, no. It is a gentleman’s sport that happens to be the toughest on the planet.

We will use this page to post interviews and thoughts that will help define what The Heart Of Rugby is all about. Enjoy.

Invictus

By William Ernest Henley

Out of the night that covers me,


Black as the Pit from pole to pole,


I thank whatever gods may be


For my unconquerable soul.



In the fell clutch of circumstance


I have not winced nor cried aloud.


Under the bludgeonings of chance


My head is bloody, but unbowed.



Beyond this place of wrath and tears


Looms but the Horror of the shade,


And yet the menace of the years


Finds, and shall find, me unafraid.



It matters not how strait the gate,


How charged with punishments the scroll.


I am the master of my fate:


I am the captain of my soul.