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The Happy Camper: home thoughts from abroad
# Green Army
# Green Army

The Happy Camper: home thoughts from abroad

Oct 11th 2011, 2:10 PM 1,268 Views 0 Comments

As they point it towards the airport, our man in the van recalls the many Irish friends they’ve made along the road.

The (Un)Happy Camper: Bye, bye, bye Delilah
# End Of The Road
# End Of The Road

The (Un)Happy Camper: Bye, bye, bye Delilah

Oct 8th 2011, 10:18 AM 1,694 Views 13 Comments

“Before leaving Dublin we asked only one thing of this Irish team; a whole-hearted performance. And, by God, they delivered that in every second of every game.”

The Happy Camper: the calm before the storm
# Setting The Scene
# Setting The Scene

The Happy Camper: the calm before the storm

Oct 1st 2011, 4:41 PM 454 Views 0 Comments

The Happy Camper has arrived in Dunedin and is soaking up some pre-match atmosphere ahead of Ireland’s crunch clash against Italy.

The Happy Camper: a leap of faith ahead of Italy game
# Going Native
# Going Native

The Happy Camper: a leap of faith ahead of Italy game

Sep 30th 2011, 12:51 PM 404 Views 0 Comments

Some 84 kilos of Irish beef free-falling toward the Heineken-bottle green river below. Checklist completed; seen it, done it got the T-shirt… now for some rugby.

The Happy Camper: come fly with me...
# Leap Of Faith
# Leap Of Faith

The Happy Camper: come fly with me...

Sep 29th 2011, 11:39 AM 371 Views 0 Comments

The free-fall from 9,000 feet lasts around 20 seconds. It was terrifying, exhilarating and a serious rush for the senses – it was almost as good as beating Australia in Eden Park.

The Happy Camper: it's all downhill to Dunedin from here
# In Focus
# In Focus

The Happy Camper: it's all downhill to Dunedin from here

Sep 26th 2011, 1:53 PM 541 Views 1 Comment

“Tosh’s catchphrase for the week has been “schnappy schnappy” as every time a scenic vista presents itself he is compelled to take a photo of it. The words echo around the cabin as often as the steering is turned.”

The Happy Camper: head west, young man
# On The Road
# On The Road

The Happy Camper: head west, young man

Sep 25th 2011, 10:51 AM 677 Views 1 Comment

“It feels so long ago since the dizzy highs we experienced in Auckland, but you can always rely on the Irish to make you feel part of a group, at kick off 20 people have drifted in.”

The Happy Camper: time to cool our jets
# On The Road
# On The Road

The Happy Camper: time to cool our jets

Sep 20th 2011, 11:22 AM 1,145 Views 4 Comments

In between witnessing historic Irish victories, and hob-nobbing with international rugby managers, our man in the van hits New Zealand’s adventure sports.

Kicking on: Welcome to our Rugby World Cup coverage
# RWC2011
# RWC2011

Kicking on: Welcome to our Rugby World Cup coverage

Sep 7th 2011, 1:24 PM 1,438 Views 2 Comments

We’re ready for a run at rugby’s biggest prize this month in New Zealand. Here’s what we have in store.

Meet the Happy Camper: our man on the road in New Zealand
# Drive On
# Drive On

Meet the Happy Camper: our man on the road in New Zealand

Sep 6th 2011, 3:12 PM 1,022 Views 8 Comments

We’re sending one Irish rugby fan off to New Zealand with the keys to a van, a road map and a broadband dongle. He’ll send updates from the road throughout the tournament.