Fresh twist for rugby man

13 March, 2009

What do you do if you're an England international rugby player who has just been banned for two years after being busted for cocaine abuse? Suddenly finding himself with a lot of free time on his hands, South African born 26-year-old prop Matt Stevens is said to be planning on opening a coffee shop in Bath called Jika Jika, which translates as twist or turn in Zulu.

Stevens is jointly opening the café with fellow Bath front-row forward Lee Mears. "We have just got full planning permission and we should be starting a full refurbishment this week," said Mears. "I think he will do that and take his mind off rugby for a bit."

Not wishing to speculate on his choice of menu, but for an easy life, when it comes to stocking his soft drinks, in this particular instance it might be advisable to choose Pepsi over Coke...

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