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Fiona Pocock: Week 12 Rehab Milestone Leave a comment Read more »

Fiona Pocock: Week 12 Rehab Milestone

So, I’ve reached my 12 week milestone. This is the point in the rehab process where my new ligament should be fully healed. Healed in the respect that it’s a working ligament now, and no longer the patella tendon it once was. It’s quite astonishing…


Fiona Pocock: Overcoming Muscle Atrophy Leave a comment Read more »

Fiona Pocock: Overcoming Muscle Atrophy

I’ve ticked some great boxes over the last few weeks: – Cycled on a stationary bike – Body Weight Squats – Walking (smooth-ish) without crutches – Ventured on the Underground I have one more week off work and then it’s back to reality. I’m looking…


Fiona Pocock: Recovering from Injury with "Tiny" Goals 2 Comments Read more »

Fiona Pocock: Recovering from Injury with “Tiny” Goals

It was incredible playing again, in my first England appearance, since my injury in September 2010. As I’m sure any nervous athlete understands, all I wanted to achieve was to put in a solid performance and remain calm. Nothing special. Just be cool. And I…


Tom Croft's Inspirational Recovery Leave a comment Read more »

Tom Croft’s Inspirational Recovery

So, what would you do? Picture it…you are having a great game but it all comes to an end as a badly timed tackle pushes your neck downwards into your chest. You know this is bad as it is taking some time to get you…


Patella Dislocation at Oadby Wyggs Leave a comment Read more »

Patella Dislocation at Oadby Wyggs

One bright and sunny Saturday afternoon last month found me at Oval Park just outside Leicester. This is the home of Oadby Wyggestonian RFC with a lovely, well-appointed clubhouse and a comforting, welcoming atmosphere. The ground itself is one of the best grassroots pitches I…


2013 Matt Hampson Foundation Calendar Leave a comment Read more »

2013 Matt Hampson Foundation Calendar

With Christmas in mind, I would like to share with you the image that appears whenever I open my Inbox. I never realised how much I appreciate Fine Art, but having seen quite a number (Louis Deacon, Tom Croft, George Ford, Martin Castrogiovanni, Anthony Allen,…


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