It’s a long way to Twickenham

David Parker presents his reasoning to poach the Rugby World Cup and play the final in Melbourne.

Rugby World Cup 2015 – Quarter Finals: Run the cutter

In a World Cup tournament, you need form but also plenty of luck. Luck with injuries, luck with interpretations, luck of time and place. Hamish Neal writes of the RWC2015 Quarter Final matches, all of which pitted a country of the north against a country of the south.

James O’Connor holds Robbie Deans’s future in his hands

Robbie Deans has put his future as Wallabies coach in the hands of James O’Connor, and if last weekend’s performance is repeated it may well be the last meaningful decision he makes.

The Game They Play in Hell

WEST COAST EAGLES v HAWTHORN Subiaco Oval; 5.40pm; Saturday 21 April 2012 Football’s like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get.  Mrs Gump certainly knew a thing or two about AFL.  The Dockers showed heart and spirit on Friday night.  Go figure.  This week the Blues managed to do what the [Read more]

Rugby World Cup: Review/Preview

Rugby World Cup 2011 Quarter Final Review – Semi Final Preview  There Were Eight – Now There Are Four JJ Leahy     The Quarter Finals The makeup of the final eight teams were as most would have expected, but not some of the results on the way through were not.

Why Waste Words?

A brave (or foolhardy) fan at the Rugby World Cup.

The Rugby World Cup so far

Rugby World Cup 2011 Pool Matches : The Davids v The Goliaths by J J Leahy Only four nations have won the six Rugby World Cups held to date – South Africa, New Zealand, England and Australia. A fifth country, France, have played in two Grand Finals. These are “The Goliaths”. The remaining 14 countries [Read more]