Super Rugby
  • Josh Valentine, where the bloody hell are ya?

    Watching the early season Wallaby games, I have been heartened by the form Luke Burgess and the...

  • Wallaby Player ratings – 2nd Test vs Italy

    1. Pek Cowan – 6 Made his debut and earned praise from Deans for his performance. Did...

  • Q: Is Berrick a bit of a sook?

    I’m just asking ‘cos it’s two weeks in a row. The problem is, every time he hits...

  • Qld Reds vs Japan Match Report

    Reds 24 – Japan 17 I have to say from the start that I was surprised with...

  • Brumbies brush JO’C? – Andy Friend talks exclusively to G&GR

    In a move that will surprise many, it appears as though the Brumbies have pulled out of the race to sign up-and-coming Wallaby fullback, James O’Connor. Whether this is just a bargaining play by Brumbies chief Andrew Fagan remains to be seen, however Fagan has indicated the Brumbies are no longer in...

  • Wallaby First Test Debutants

    This weekend the Wallabies play their first test of the 2009 season.Yes, I know they played the...

  • Brock James cracks the tonne

    When Brock James left the Western Force to head to France to play for Clermont in the Top 14, it caused barely a ripple in Australian rugby circles. In the pre-Gits era of the Force, James, Scott Daruda and James Hilgendorf, had all been used as fly-halves without much success. Leaving Australia...

  • Ajokersayswhat? – Peter Lewis

    Here’s Andrew Slack interviewing QRU Chairman Peter Lewis last week in the Courier Mail Queensland rugby enjoyed...

  • Video: Kafe’s chalkboard – Matt Hodgson

    Here’s Kafe’s Chalkboard from The Rugby Club during the week where they decided to have a big...

  • Australian under 20 Team vs Canada

    The under 20’s begin their campaign in this year’s IRB under 20 World Cup tomorrow night playing Canada in Fukuoka, Japan. The Australian team is choca-block full of players with regular Super 14 experience and it is with high hopes they would go into this year’s tournament, mind you, we all thought...

  • Were the ELVs more exciting? The stats.

    When SANZAR introduced a number of Experimental Law Variations for the 2008 season, supporters were led to...

  • Chat with Newb: winner of Fox fantasy rugby

    Here’s a few words with G&GRs own James Mahoney (aka Newb); winner of the TOTAL Foxsports fantasy league competition. Where are you from and where do you live? Born and raised in the US.  Currently in the Boston area but spend a fair amount of time in Chicago.  Feel free to brand...

  • Rugby Science: Heiny Cup vs S14

    It seems to me this year that the taste for all things domestic Northern Hemisphere rugby had...

  • G&GR S14 tipping & fantasy honours

    First off, and most impressively – the Fantasy league Just in case you wondered about the quality of the comments and punditry around here, one of our own – James Mahony (aka Newb) has gone and won the whole bloody thing! Pretty farking convincingly as well, being the only manager to get...

  • The Barbarian vs Boy Wonder

    So it is possible to have your cake and eat it too? With Wallaby Phil Waugh lining...

  • Big Kev keeps the faith

    With talk of key players jumping ship from HMAS Ballymore, the announcement of James Horwill’s re-signing for two years was a cause for celebration among long suffering Reds’ supporters. Although Horwill had strongly hinted a few weeks ago that a deal was all but done, the recent machinations with Rocky’s future, MMM...

  • Brumbies 2010: is their greed good for all?

    Should all the chips fall the right way, the Brumbies could be just about to pull off...

  • QRU – the time is now!!

    My esteemed colleague/fellow Blogger/GAGR Rugby Correspondent, Juan Cote, has called for the ARU to lend a bit more a hand to the Reds in getting them back on top of their game in Please ARU – help the Reds help themselves!!. I’m going to be a little more dramatic. It is time...

  • The prodigal son returns

    Fresh from helping Leinster to its Heiny Cup victory on the weekend, ARU media has announced that...

  • Please ARU, help the Reds help themselves!!!

    Being a fervent supporter of the Reds, I’ve become used to disappointment over the last few years, but nothing could quite prepare for the disappointment I felt this morning to read that Madness McMeniman is heading overseas next year and that Diggers may well join him. Ok, Madness leaving is sad but...