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Almanac Rugby: Super Rugby Trans Tasman Final

Super Rugby is run and done for another season. For the Blues, it’s been a long time (and many competition name changes) between drinks, but they got the job done over southern rivals the Highlanders. Brian the Ruminator reflects on a solid season for the Aucklanders and the health of the game as a whole.

Almanac Baseball: Babe’s Spirit 100 Years On

Brian The Ruminator reports Shohei Ohtani, of the LA Angels, is a baseball player who may, in time, rival the heady feats of the great Babe Ruth.

Almanac Rugby: Super Rugby Trans Tasman Final Round

As expected, it’s an all-Aotearoa affair at the pointy end of Super Rugby Trans Tasman; the main surprise is the lack of the Crusaders as Brian the Ruminator explains.

Almanac Rugby: Super Rugby Trans Tasman Round 4

Brian ruminates on the weekend’s round of Trans-Tasman rugby

Almanac Rugby: Super Rugby Trans Tasman Round 3

An Aussie team finally broke its duck, but otherwise the Trans Tasman competition has been tough going for the Australian teams. Brian The Ruminator reports.

Almanac Rugby: Round 2 – Super Rugby Trans-Tasman

Our rugby union correspondent Brian The Ruminator reviews all the Round 2 results of the Super Rugby Trans-Tasman competition played last weekend.

Almanac Rugby: Super Rugby: Trans Tasman Rd 1

Rugby correspondent Brian The Ruminator reviews all the matches from Round 1 of the Trans Tasman Series.

Almanac Rugby – Super Rugby Finals

The two Super Rugby competitions have ended with the completion of both finals with victories to the Crusaders in NZ, and the Reds in Australia reports Brian The Ruminator.

Almanac Baseball – Ruminating on Rankings

Brian The Ruminator runs the stats to see who’s hot and who’s not in Major League Baseball this season.

Almanac Rugby – Super Rugby AU Semi Final/ Aotearoa Rd 10

The finals are upon us in both Super Rugby competitions and despite a cameo from first timers the Western Force, familiar faces await in the remaining crunch matches. Brian the Ruminator fills us in on the results.

Almanac Rugby: Super Rugby AU Rd 10/ Aotearoa Rd 9

The Super Rugby finals are shaping up in both Australia and New Zealand. Brian The Ruminator takes a look.

Almanac Rugby: Super Rugby AU Rd 9/Aotearoa Rd 8

Brian the Ruminator observes a couple of teams playing good rugby, one all too late, the other in serious contention after rolling the title-holders.

Almanac Baseball: Aces High/Red Sox Fly

Brian The Ruminator updates us on how the Covid-abbreviated Claxton Shield competition eventuated. As a Redsox fan, he’s also delighting in their strong start to the MLB season.

Almanac Rugby: Super Rugby AU Rd 8/ Aotearoa Rd 7

Contrasting games in Australia, two cliff-hangers in Aotearoa. Brian The Ruminator updates the Super Rugby action across the Tasman.

Almanac Rugby – Super Rugby AU Rd 7/ Aotearoa Rd 6

Is it too easy to make the finals? Is mediocrity being rewarded. Brian the Ruminator with his observations and thoughts on the round of Super Rugby.

Almanac Rugby: Super Rugby AU Rd 6/ Aotearoa Rd 5

Super Rugby fans, Brian The Ruminator updates the scores and reviews from the latest rounds in Australia and New Zealand for you.

Almanac Rugby – Super Rugby AU Rd 5/ Aotearoa Rd 4

Brian The Ruminator updates us on results in Australian and New Zealand Super Rugby.

Almanac Rugby: Super Rugby AU – Rd 4/ Aotearoa Rd 3

Brian the Ruminator updates the latest Super Rugby Australia and Super Rugby Aotearoa scores for fans.

Almanac Rugby – Super Rugby AU Rd 3/ Aotearoa Rd 2: A round to be expected

Brian the Ruminator casts his eye over the latest action in the Super Rugby/ Aotearoa competition. Despite some close finishes, the results fell into a familiar pattern.

Almanac Rugby – Super Rugby AU Rd 2/Aotearoa Rd 1: Reigns of the champs continue

The competition over the ditch has started up a week after the local iteration of Super Rugby kicked off. The stories so far are familiar to those who followed last year according to Brian the Ruminator, with the Brumbies and Crusaders seemingly on a level above the rest.