We are not now that strength which in old days
Moved earth and heaven, that which we are, we are-
One equal temper of heroic hearts,
Made weak by time and fate, yet strong in will
To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Brian sent this, forwarded on by Ned, and it sums up the spirit of the weekend. It shall be engraved on the trophy.
To quote the polar explorer Ernest Shackleton: The old dog for the hard road.