Monday, 2 April 2012

Here we go again

It comes as no surprise to learn that the artist formerly known as Gavin Church is back in the headlines for all the wrong reasons.

Cardiff Blues have terminated his contract following his drunken antics aboard a flight home from Glasgow to Cardiff early Saturday morning. Getting pissed and chucking ice cubes around an aeroplane is, in itself, hardly a hanging offence. As one of an ever-growing series of drunken misdemeanors, however, it paints a pretty damning picture.

That the penny seems not to have dropped so far for the 30 year old mahogany Welsh centre suggests that it never will. The question is, will another team be desperate enough to take him on?

In the Daily Torygraph Brian Moore likens Henson’s career to a “Shakespearean tragedy”. I disagree - it's more like a good old British farce.

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