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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.

Australia vs British & Irish Lions (Test 2 Predictions)

Posted on 28 Jun, 2013, by in Rugby

It’s been over two decades since the Lions last came out as the triumphant side from one of their tours, but heading into the second test match against Australia with one win in the bag, the confidence is quite high at the British & Irish camp. More

Digby Ioane Dances to the Tune of George Michael’s Faith

Posted on 31 Aug, 2012, by in Rugby

In 2012, Digby Ioane probably took a step back from his fantastic title winning season with the Queensland Reds the previous year, winning the Super Rugby title before going on to the World Cup with Australia. But he can still entertain his Wallabies teammates like no one else can, giving quite a show by dancing to the catchy tune of ‘Faith’ by George Michael. More

Dan Carter Almost on His Own (All Blacks vs Wallabies)

Posted on 25 Aug, 2012, by in Rugby

The Bledisloe Cup was retained once again by the All Blacks, keeping Australia scoreless in a test match between these two rivals for the first time since 1962, as Dan Carer provided 16 of the 22 points in Auckland, running all over the clueless Wallabies 22-0 for a second straight win in the 2012 Rugby Championship. More

Israel Dagg, Cory Jane & World Champions Too Good (Wallabies vs All Blacks)

Posted on 18 Aug, 2012, by in Rugby

For the 103rd time in 107 test matches, the New Zealand All Blacks won a match they led in at half time. The Wallabies couldn’t create pace often with their ball movement, and lost the 2012 Rugby Championship opener in Australia 19-27, simply looking inferior to the dominant world champions. More

Squads for the 2012 Rugby Championship

Posted on 12 Aug, 2012, by in Rugby

No more Tri-Nations. From now on, these are the Rugby Championships, the Southern Hemisphere annual rugby union competition, as Argentina make their debut, hoping that the challenge of facing Australia, New Zealand and South Africa on an annual basis proves to be a positive thing instead of just constant losing and a demoralizing experience. More

Quade Cooper’s World Turned Upside Down

Posted on 21 Oct, 2011, by in Rugby

Quade Cooper had everything going for him in 2011. Backing his Super Rugby Player of the year award in 2010, Cooper led the Queensland Reds to their first Super Rugby title, beating the Crusaders in the final, and later Australia to their first Tri Nations title since 2001. The Rugby World Cup in New Zealand? All went wrong. More

McCaw’s Pack Simply Too Good (All Blacks vs Wallabies)

Posted on 16 Oct, 2011, by in Rugby

Cory Jane ruled the air, the forward pack won every scrum, Ma’a Nonu scored the only try early on and the All Blacks beat the Wallabies 20-6 in the second semi final, setting up a New Zealand – France Rugby Union World Cup Final. More

Adam Ashley-Cooper Shines in Try-Fest (Wallabies vs USA)

Posted on 23 Sep, 2011, by in Rugby

The Wallabies scored 11 tries in their 67-5 demolition of the USA, as Adam Ashely-Cooper scored three of his own and the Australians got back on the winning track, punishing the out of their league Americans for every turnover and mistake, which were plentiful. More

Kicking and Scrumming Enough for Upset (Ireland vs Wallabies)

Posted on 17 Sep, 2011, by in Rugby

Jonathan Sexton’s kicking wasn’t brilliant, but along with Ronan O’Gara later on it was just enough to complement Ireland’s brilliant Scrumming en route to a 15-6 win over the Wallabies, putting them on top of Group C in the Rugby World Cup. More