Tuesday, 28 June 2016

Sports We English Can Play

So we may not be the best football team in Europe, with Wales still in the competition we are not even the best in Britain, but there are some other sports that England rule the World at. 

The English rugby team recently won every game in the Six Nations and followed that up by going to Australia and handing Johnny Wallaby a 3-0 series whitewash while the England’s women also won the Women’s Rugby World Cup in 2014.
The England cricket team won in South Africa and at home to Sri Lanka, the one-day team are currently leading the series against the Sri Lankans and the T20 side got to the world final.
There are numerous English boxers across various weight divisions that are doing themselves and us proud and are holding world title belts and in Heavyweight Anthony Joshua we have a real World Class prospect. 
The last five World Snooker Championships have been won by an Englishman and Great Britain won five gold medals at the 2015 World Rowing Championships with the teams made up mainly of people from England while the two World Indoor Singles Bowls Champions are from guess where? ENGLAND!!
At the 2014 FEI World Equestrian Games, the English were well represented on the gold medal winners podium as is the winners podium at Formula 1 where the current world champion is Englishman Lewis Hamilton.
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The English won five gold medals at the 2016 UCI Track Cycling World Championships, the BDO World Darts Champion was born this side of Hadrians Wall as was Trina Gulliver who also won the women’s Championship.
England won the 2013 Men’s World Team Squash Championships, the women took the WSF World Team Squash Championships and Englishman Paul Bonhomme is the current Red Bull Air Race World Champion.
We finish with the Speedway Grand Prix world champion being English and we say yeah Johnny Foreigner, you may be able to kick a ball into net hung between two posts better than us but when it comes to real sports which involve throwing darts, hitting snooker balls and knocking round bits of rubber against a wall, we rule.


Liber - Latin for "The Free One" said...
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Falling on a bruise said...

Yep, just rubbish at football.