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Ben Marczyk

  • Queensland Reds
    And So It Begins (A Week After Everyone Else)

    Super Rugby is back. Well, technically it was back last week. For Red’s fans however, it all starts here. After an off-season where Brad Thorn jettisoned the last players who did not fit “the culture”, it is time to see how the 2019 edition fares. The first challenge is a tough one,...

  • Queensland Reds
    Trial and Error: Reds vs Chiefs Pre-Season

    On a balmy February evening, the Reds played in front of a decent crowd at their spiritual home, the sad old man of rugby, Ballymore. They lined up against perennial powerhouse the Chiefs. With both sides being relatively young, would a high scoring encounter be on the cards? Join me for something...

  • Queensland Reds
    Queensland Reds 2019 Season Preview: The Core of Something Special?

    This is the time of the year that rugby fans love- the time when their team is...

  • Melbourne Rebels
    One man’s view: Brad Thorn was right

    Mark the day. 23 October 2018. This is the day that Brad Thorn finally got his way....

  • National Rugby Championship
    Winner Takes it All (To Fiji)

    Queensland Country and the Western Force fought out a high scoring game when they met at Bond University in the regular season, with the Force prevailing. With a place in the big dance on the line, who would book their seats for the daunting flight to Fiji? On paper, these are two...

  • Brisbane City NRC
    Vikings beat Brisbane City in NRC slogfest

    With a place in the finals on the line, the Canberra Vikings travelled to a sodden Easts Rugby Club in suburban Brisbane to take on home-town Brisbane City. Which team would handle the conditions best? Who would emerge with a daunting semi-final trip to Fiji? The Match: As the game started, it...

  • Rugby
    Fiji Drua’s sublime rugby too good for Brisbane City

    After a first up loss to the Western Force last week, how would Brisbane City react against...

  • Brisbane City NRC
    Force open NRC with away win over Brisbane

    On a gorgeous Father’s Day Sunday, the campaigns of the Western Force and Brisbane City kicked off...

  • National Rugby Championship
    NRC Team Preview: Queensland Country

    The 2018 edition of the NRC is on the horizon, and both Queensland teams will be looking...

  • Queensland Reds
    Reds swept up by Vol-Kaino

    As I make the step up to the adult table and progress to the wide world of...

  • Brisbane City NRC
    Far too early Queensland NRC Squad Predictions

    As we sit here today, we are perhaps six weeks away from the announcement of the two...

  • Queensland Reds
    Ballymore or less

    It was with great fanfare that the QRU unveiled its latest proposal to redevelop Ballymore the spiritual home of rugby in Queensland. But is Ballymore really where the future for the QRU could and should lie? I’m going to take off my rose-tinted glasses for a while and have a hard look...

  • Rugby
    Weight for age in junior rugby – what’s it all mean?

    All of us would have to been hiding under a rock over the last week to have not seen the much bally-hooed release by Rugby Australia of the changes to junior grading in the U10-U15 age group that can see players moved up or down based on an assessment of skill and...

  • Queensland Reds
    Reds battle hard in Fijian trial

    So on a steamy Thursday night the Queensland Reds turned out what appeared to be a near...

  • Queensland Reds
    Reds kick off season with internal trial

    The Reds kicked off their season with an internal trial and the one and only Ben Marczyk...