Almanac Rugby: Viva Los Pumas

Brian the Ruminator regaled us with the rare gold of a Wallabies Bledisloe win last week – this week something even more extraordinary has happened with Argentina having defeated the mighty All Blacks for the first time.

Almanac Rugby: Bledisloe Glory…in 1979

Despite the famous recent victory, the Wallabies rarely take the chocolates over the All Blacks, let alone claim the Bledisloe Cup. Brian the Ruminator takes us back to a rare golden moment some 41 years ago…

Almanac Rugby – Bledisloe 1: ‘Rennie-sance’

Brian the Ruminator presents his thoughts about the Wallabies sterling performance against the All-Blacks in their recent Bledisloe Cup Test match, the first with new coach Dave Rennie.

‘Waging war on a relentless opponent…..’ by KB Hill

KB Hill shares the story of Terry Greaves, a stalwart of country footy in north-eastern Victoria. After a distinguished career on the field, Terry continues to fight health battles off the park.

Rugby World Cup 2019 – NZ v England: Like watching non All Blacks game

Enjoying good company Yoshi was hoping the All Blacks would win their game against England but it was not to be. Here is his account of the game.

The All Blacks pay tribute to Jonah Lomu

At Jonah Lomu’s funeral, the All Blacks gathered. They paid their respect.

New Zealand Wins! Run The Cutter – #RWC2015 Weekend 7

Hamish Neal tells how Dan Carter and 14 other men in black triumphed over a gallant Wallabies side in the Rugby World Cup final.

Emotion towards All Blacks

Yoshi’s sports moments for this week, here for your enjoyment.

McKenzie has Wallabies moving in the right direction

Tim Ladhams has been sweating over a hot plasma screen all weekend, monitoring several sports for the Knackery. To his trained eye the Wallabies cup is becoming half full, after Robbie Deans spilled most of the contents over recent years.

Beware an All Black

It is often said that a nation’s sporting teams are a reflection of the nation itself. While stereotyping nationality is fraught with obvious dangers, not least being ridiculously generalised, there seems to be a reasonable body of evidence to suggest that the way in which a team goes about their work does indeed reflect the [Read more]