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What’s the Big Deal About the Basketball Haka?

Posted on 3 Sep, 2014, by in Basketball, Rugby

By now, those interested in Team USA playing the Basketball World Cup have seen the Haka dance preformed by the New Zealand Tall Blacks, and the hilarious reaction from James Harden, who seems quite shocked. The question is – what’s so shocking about the Haka? More

Scotland vs Ireland

Six Nations – Scotland vs England

Posted on 8 Feb, 2014, by in Rugby

The Calcutta Cup rivalry always seems like a much tighter affair when it’s England that are visiting Scotland, but it’s been quite a while since this has been anything but a fair and even rivalry. More

Ireland vs Wales

Six Nations – Ireland vs Wales Predictions

Posted on 8 Feb, 2014, by in Rugby

It was just over a year ago when Ireland stunned Wales at the beginning of the Six Nations tournament, which didn’t stop the Welsh from winning it for the second consecutive time. This time an Irish win won’t be so surprising, looking finally like a team that can have a happy ending to this year’s competition. More

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Did Anthony Watts Bite an Opponents in the Groin ?

Posted on 19 Sep, 2013, by in Rugby

At the moment, the official verdict is that Anthony Watts, Rugby League player for the Tugun Seahawks in the Gold Coast Rugby League, bit an opponent in the groin and for that he is banned for eight matches. Watts himself has denied these claims, swearing to fight off the ban and his reputation. More

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Tim Tebow, a Rugby Player?

Posted on 10 Sep, 2013, by in Football, Rugby

The worst thing that’s happening to Tim Tebow is that he’s no longer being taken seriously as an option for a quarterback in the NFL. Getting released from the New England Patriots before the beginning of the season means there might not be anymore chances for him, which makes the option of playing Rugby just a bit less than fantastical. More

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2013 Rugby Championship – Argentina vs South Africa Predictions

Posted on 23 Aug, 2013, by in Rugby

It’s rare to see two sides supposedly of the same class being so far apart, but the Springboks made last week a living hell for the Pumas, as South Africa destroyed Argentina in their Rugby Championship opener, showcasing just how wide the quality gap between the sides is at the moment. More

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2013 Rugby Championship – New Zealand vs Australia Predictions

Posted on 23 Aug, 2013, by in Rugby

The All Blacks needed one half of tuning up before running all over the Wallabies in the Rugby Championship opener last week, and there doesn’t seem to be anything that point to a different outcome as New Zealand and Australia meet for a second time, Wellington being the venue this time around. More

Springboks vs Argentina 2013

2013 Rugby Championship – South Africa vs Argentina Predictions

Posted on 16 Aug, 2013, by in Rugby

The Springboks were the only team last year to fail and win both matches against Argentina, but it seems that the weakening of Los Pumas should make the opening match between the two sides a less than even affair. More

Wallabies vs All Blacks 2013

2013 Rugby Championship – Australia vs New Zealand Predictions

Posted on 16 Aug, 2013, by in Rugby

In the 2013 edition of the Rugby Championship (formerly known as the Tri-Nations) and the Bledisoe Cup, the Wallabies once again enter as huge underdogs regardless of the venue, with the All Blacks favorites to win the tournament and the head-to-head challenge they’ve been dominating for so long. More

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Squads for the 2013 Rugby Championship

Posted on 14 Aug, 2013, by in Rugby

For the second straight year, the Rugby Championship kicks off in the four-team format, as Argentina continue to look for their first win in the competition, while South Africa and Australia are hoping that something can be done against the uber-dominating All Blacks, sweeping their way towards the title last year.
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