The man who scored a try against the All Blacks, then won an AFL Flag.

Wayne Ball on the career of retiring Swans player Mike Pyke, from his time representing Canada in Rugby Union to playing for the Swans in the AFL.

Almanac Rugby – RWC 2015: Week 3 preview

With most teams in the 2015 Rugby World Cup having played two matches, Hamish Neal has a look at the state of play in the tournament.

Almanac Rugby – Rugby World Cup 2015: Run The Cutter – RWC 2015 Week 1

Not quite up there with the 1980 Winter Olympics’ ‘Miracle on Ice’, but Japan’s stunning 34-32 win over the Springboks must surely rate as one of Rugby World Cups’ greatest upsets. Later tonight (Australian Eastern time) the Brave Blossoms meet Scotland, so ahead of that clash and Australia’s opening pool match against Fiji at 1:45am Thursday morning, Hamish Neal has put together this primer for the 2015 RWC. [Sir Ritchie McCaw and ‘peasant referees’ tells you all you need to know about where The Hammer’s allegiances lie. Make of that what you will… – Ed]