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Jun 22, 2014

Handing out some silverware

Tom Hamilton in Auckland: As England take to the skies and the dust settles on an eventful three weeks of rugby, the final Tour Diary hands out some awards
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Jun 20, 2014

The All Blacks' 2009 horror show

Tom Hamilton in Hamilton: The Tour Diary from Hamilton speaks to Pierre Spies about his memories of beating the All Blacks back in 2009
Jun 18, 2014

The long-term benefits of the midweek match

Tom Hamilton in Christchurch: The latest Tour Diary looks at what the Crusaders and England took out of their midweek match
Jun 16, 2014

The Garden City filled with hope

Tom Hamilton in Christchurch: "It showed the spirit of the city that we got through the tough times together." The Tour Diary from Christchurch
Jun 13, 2014

The Greenhouse of Pain

Tom Hamilton in Dunedin: The latest Tour Diary looks at what has become of the old Carisbrook ground and the new Forsyth-Barr Stadium in Dunedin
Jun 11, 2014

Dave Gallaher: New Zealand's ANZAC hero

Tom Hamilton in Auckland: The latest Tour Diary looks at the legendary Dave Gallaher and his role in the Great War
Jun 9, 2014

England's approach divides critics

Tom Hamilton in Auckland: England took their time getting to lineouts according to the local press but they are earning respect as the latest Tour Diary shows
Jun 8, 2014

Colston's connection with the All Blacks

Tom Hamilton in Auckland: The latest Tour Diary looks at Bristol's connection with All Black Ben Smith
Jun 6, 2014

One of New Zealand's great rugby institutions

Tom Hamilton in Auckland: The latest Tour Diary focuses on a visit to the wonderful Ponsonby Rugby Club who celebrated their 140th anniversary at the weekend
Jun 4, 2014

Concussion in the spotlight

Tom Hamilton in Auckland: Following news of Kieran Read's issues with concussion, the subject is dominating the New Zealand press according to the latest Tour Diary
Jun 3, 2014

The anonymous Englishmen

Tom Hamilton: New Zealand seem to be unsure about exactly who they are facing on Saturday - the latest Tour Diary from Auckland
Jun 2, 2014

Throwing dud a lifeline

Tom Hamilton in Auckland: Tom Hamilton's first Tour Diary from New Zealand deals with perspiration, baked bean spillage and Danny Cipriani
May 30, 2014

From villains to heroes?

Tom Hamilton: "The players understand we have ground to make up over here, we are not going to say anything different." The new Tour Diary focuses on behaviour
May 27, 2014

Out of the frying pan

Tom Hamilton: As he packs his bags, Tom Hamilton looks forward to what awaits England in New Zealand in his first Tour Diary
Jul 7, 2013

Handing out some silverware

Tom Hamilton in Sydney: With the dust just starting to settle on a remarkable few weeks of Lions rugby, Tom Hamilton hands out some awards in the latest Tour Diary
Jul 6, 2013

The unsung hero

Tom Hamilton in Sydney: "Alun-Wyn Jones' shirt showed the toll of victory both on and off the field, a Lions top covered in sweat and champagne, graft and the reward." The latest Tour Diary
Jul 5, 2013

Lions conclude preparations for 'Grand Final'

Tom Hamilton in Sydney: "It's the biggest game of our lives this, as players and coaches." Tom Hamilton reports back from the British & Irish Lions camp on the eve of the third Test
Jul 4, 2013

A student of the game

Tom Hamilton in Sydney: "It will be fitting for my career to look back on and say, I've finished on a great occasion, a big moment and yeah, I'm looking forward to it." The latest Tour Diary focuses on George Smith
Jul 3, 2013

Lealiifano's rollercoaster ride

Tom Hamilton in Sydney: "Saw my dad at the cemetery the other day and I was hoping he'd be there at the game. I'm sure he had some help with the kick." The Tour Diary focuses on Christian Lealiifano
Jul 2, 2013

The global scope of the Horwill affair

Tom Hamilton in Sydney: "Horwil's second hearing, for an offence he was already acquitted back on June 23, started at 1930 AEST on Monday. He was cleared to play at 12.08 on Tuesday - he was in limbo for 998 minutes." The latest Tour Diary from Sydney

Tom Hamilton was brought up near the stands of the Recreation Ground and joined ESPN in 2011. He is now Associate Editor of ESPNscrum.
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