Blog Archive

The 6 Nations - Round One

Ireland dominate, Scotland finish strong and France beat Italy. Mike Penistone provides food for thought after the first round of the 2022 Six Nations Championships begun this weekend

Monday, 7 February 2022

The Final Tests - Autumn Series 2021

Victories for England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Italy & France will set up a fantastic 6-nations, whilst questions remain for the southern hemisphere power-houses who return home with only 2 victories from 7 matches.

Monday, 22 November 2021

Ski Blog - Visit to Presolana and Brentonico, Italy

Last week, Energy Travel’s Mike set out to Italy looking to discover more ski resorts to add to the Energy Travel portfolio. Presolana and Brentonico proved to be small, charming resorts that will be ideal for newer skiers and groups on a budget. Read more about how he got on…

Wednesday, 17 November 2021

Autumn Internationals Week 2

England and Ireland dominated two southern-hemisphere giants whilst South Africa and Argentina came good

Monday, 15 November 2021

Autumn Internationals

Mike Penistone looks back at a weekend of close games for some and blow-outs for others...

Monday, 8 November 2021

The Italian Rugby Pyramid

In the Energy Travel offices, we love travel and we love sport. One of our favourite combinations of these two passions is supporting rugby in Italy.

We all know a little about the Italian game and the progress of the Azzurri in the six nations and at the World Cup. Below this, what does Italian rugby look like? Recent success of Italian youth teams shows promise for the future, but a strong league structure will also help promote competitive rugby and a dynamic future. With the Italian pyramid restarting last weekend, we took a deeper dive to find out more about:

Monday, 18 October 2021

Interview with former England U19s & Leicester Tigers Academy Coach, Tosh Askew

Read about how he got into rugby, his coaching career with England, Loughborough University, Leicester Tigers then his move to Italy.

Friday, 8 October 2021

Rugby Championship 2021 - The Finale

Fierce Action and Wow Factor - The final game of the this year's rugby championship produced the game of the championship!

Monday, 4 October 2021

Interview with Italy U18s rugby coach, Roberto Santamaria

After a scintillating away victory in England last month, we spoke to the coach of the victorious Italian U18 national rugby team, Roberto Santamaria

Tuesday, 28 September 2021

New Zealand vs South Africa

Mike Penistone looks back at how New Zealand avoided defeat and at the continuing momentum build of the Wallabies

Monday, 27 September 2021

Interview with World Fin-Swiming Champion, Luca Tonelli

Find out more about Fin-Swimming as well as Sweet Team Modena, his elite swim club for all acquatic disciplines

Thursday, 23 September 2021

Snowsport England Senior Tutor Andy Stewart

Andy tells us about how he got into skiing, about Snowsport England, the courses available with them and about his love of Telemark!

Monday, 20 September 2021