Dru Spork - Green and Gold Rugby

Dru Spork

Too small for the pack too slow for the backs - the exception that makes the rule that rugby is a game for all sizes. Qld bred rugby fan with an eye on South Africa.

  • Rugby
    Un-Australian Activities Round 4 2018

    Highlanders 33 Stormers 15 Robbie Fleck is on his third year trying to implement a Kiwi style...

  • Rugby
    Un-Australian Activities

    The South African conference provided a fabulous start to the 2018 Super Rugby season. We opened with...

  • Argentina
    South Africa Conference PREVIEW

    The Republic of South Africa muddles through the junk rated rand, state capture, Zexit, drought and water...

  • Rugby
    Wallabies v Springboks – Match Preview

    It hasn’t been going well for these two former world beaters. Both teams appear to be in...

  • Rugby
    UN AUSTRALIAN ACTIVITIES ROUND 16

    Thankfully we are at the end of the split round 16. There were two South African games...

  • Rugby
    Lions in control against Force

    It was a game of two halves and an additional 200 seconds. The Western Force stayed within...

  • Rugby
    Preview – Force v Lions

    The injury-ridden Western Force remain one of the few Australian teams showing pride in their jumper in...

  • ACT Brumbies
    Brumbies beat Waratahs in dire rugby

    Two of the big teams in Australian rugby met in turbulent times with added impetus – the...

  • Rugby
    UN-AUSTRALIAN ACTIVITIES: A round up of the other Super Rugby matches

    This week saw some cracking games in New Zealand and South Africa, with the best of the...

  • Rugby
    Kings Super Rugby Preview

    The Southern Kings boast an improved preparation and more balanced squad this year. There is a long...

  • Rugby
    Bulls Super Rugby Preview

    The Bulls are the only South African team to have won any version of Super Rugby.  They...

  • Analysis
    Womens Bledisloe 2 – Black Ferns v Wallaroos

    Women’s rugby is on a wave of support in Australia. Let’s keep that going! FORM A superb...

  • Wallaroos
    A glimpse inside camp Wallaroo.

    While trying to put together the Wallaroos game preview and struggling for information I was presented with an amazing...

  • Rugby
    WALLAROOS v BLACK FERNS – the Women’s Bledisloe!

    There is no doubt that New Zealand is ahead in Women’s 15s, but with the women’s game...

  • Analysis
    PREVIEW: WALLABIES v SPRINGBOKS – updated

    Before they last met I suggested that the parallels between these two teams were striking. This time...

  • Analysis
    Preview – Australia v South Africa

    Two great rugby nations stand at a crossroads. They face each other at a perfect time and...

  • Rugby
    Hurricanes – Super Rugby Champions 2016

    HURRICANES (voice up) HURRICANES (voice down) HURRICANES . It may be a while before the echo stops in my head. The Kiwis are the first and only conference in Super Rugby where all franchises have won a final. The Hurricanes managed to keep their record clean – no tries have been scored...

  • Rugby
    Hurricanes Storm into Super Rugby Final

    The Hurricanes will host the Super Rugby final in 2016. A three try to nil performance over the Chiefs means the Hurricanes have not allowed in a try since before the quarter finals. Embed from Getty Images The Chiefs were better at the set piece and dominated possession. 2 minutes inside the...

  • Rugby
    Sharks get Caned

    Hurricane Force. Beaufort scale for wind and rain that has vessels racing below South Africa under bare poles trying not to be pooped by the trailing conditions. Wind outside is 140km/h from the north. Inside the stadium it’s solid rain swirling eight points of the compass. At once. There is no evidence...

  • Rugby
    Preview: Hurricanes v Sharks

    Last week any of four Kiwi teams were a possibility of finishing the season in the top spot. Surely though, not many thought the mathematical possibility in front of the Hurricanes was realistic. They now sit with guaranteed home games through the finals – all they have to do is keep winning....