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  • ACT Brumbies
    ‘Biltong’ Brumbies pre-season training

    The Brumbies start pre-season training next week and the Off White Card has gained exclusive access to some...

  • Rugby
    What will the Wallaby front row look like for the June tests?

    With the June Test around the corner we thought it was time to look at the contenders...

  • France
    Wallaby Player Ratings v. France (Paris)

    For the second year in a row the Wallabies have ended their season with an absolute ball-tearer....

  • England
    Wallaby Player Ratings v England (Twickers)

    I wish I was rating the Pommies. I’d find it a hell of a lot easier. A couple of 9s on the wing, another at scrumhalf and a few in the pack. Throw in some 8’s in the midfield and at the back, as well as on the side of the scrum...

  • ACT Brumbies
    Hong Kong Phooey – bugger all changes to Wallabies

    Robbie Deans has steered clear of any dramatic changes to his Wallaby side to take on the All Blacks in yet another Bledisloe dead rubber this weekend. There are two solitary changes to the team that were run down by the All Blacks in their last encounter.  Drew Mitchell, who missed the Sydney test...

  • Rugby
    A RWC Wallaby Retrospective: 1999 vs 2011!

    Where were we in 98: Looking back to June-ish 1998 and using the IRB Rankings formula, via...

  • Rugby
    Video: Scrum Doctor In The House? Part 1

    Is there anyone who can really work out all of the secrets of a scrum?  There probably are a few around, but we don’t profess to have all the answers.  Perhaps collectively we can act as the Wallabies scrum doctor and decipher what went wrong on Saturday and what to do about...

  • Rugby
    Wallabies v Fiji: Statistics

     You know the score, you’ve seen the game and you’ve probably formed a view on what the Wallabies did well and what they can improve on.  What do the statistics show? Do they support your views on what happened in the game? Throughout the Wallabies 2010 campaign we’ll bring you previews, live calls,...

  • Rugby
    Wallabies Vs Fiji – Match Report

    The opening test of the season is always an exciting time. The unknown. The whole season is in front of us and we could win them all! The Tri-nations, the Bledisloe back where it belongs, flog the Poms, clean up the oirish, and it all starts with this Fijian entree. If this...

  • Rugby
    Wallaby v Fiji team named

    Robbie Deans has named his first test team of the season as the Wallabies prepare to take...

  • Rugby
    G&GR Brumbies Player of the Year

    At the end of each game throughout the 2010 Super 14 season over at the forum, readers have submitted their 3-2-1’s for each Australian team. All of these votes will accumulated and an overall 3-2-1 assigned for each match to the three leading point getters for each Aussie team. This is a...

  • Rugby
    S14 stat attack: Aussie players (2010)

    About 12 months ago the esteemed Juan Cote put together a few stats from the 2009 Super 14.  Great idea I reckon. So I stole it.  Now the first Wallaby squad of has been named as of yesterday. As with any team announcement there are always surprise selections and omissions. So this...

  • ACT Brumbies
    The Best of the S14 in 2010 (Aussie-centric)

    Yeah ok so there is still a week to go in the Super 14 season but this site is about content. So this is as good a time as any to look back on the season that was and check in on ten of the real highlights, from a purely Aussie perspective...

  • ACT Brumbies
    State of unOriginal

    Ok ok. It’s that time of the year when the talk turns to Origin again. Nah, I don’t mean the Slater, Inglis, Lockyer, Hayne, Kimmorley and co. Sure that State of Origin series is on, but it just happens to coincide with the call for a State of Origin in Rugby Union...

  • ACT Brumbies
    Its Brumby Time: Do it for George & Stirling

    It’s been a bad week for Brumbies supporters: Firstly we have Kaplan reffing a home game, which...

  • Super Rugby
    Super 14 Fantasy Comp – Round 9

    After a down week last time out, nearly everyone responded with a high-scoring round (except umm, yours truly…  cough).  Faith in the Reds was a big part of it and the key players didn’t disappoint.  ManBearPigs retains the league lead and climbed into the top ten to sit 7th overall in FoxSports...

  • Rugby
    2010 Wallabies Are Emerging: The Certainties

    We’re more than halfway through the Super 14 and wouldn’t you love to be a fly on the wall at Wallaby Selectors Robbie Deans, Jim Williams and David Nucifora’s weekly post-match conferences? Just at the moment, everyone’s talking ‘inside backs’ but there’s plenty of talent from 1 – 22 being showcased. After...

  • ACT Brumbies
    Video: G&GR Super 14 Round 1 Review

    Every week during the Super 14 season G&GR will take a look at the key plays and players of the week just had. We can be a myopic lot here at G&GR sometimes, so no point stopping now. Let’s make it clear. Our focus is the Wallabies, so these reviews will focus...

  • ACT Brumbies
    Brumbies: the Real Force.

    The ‘Super Star’ CA Brumbies take on the Western Force on Friday night at the new home...

  • ACT Brumbies
    High expectations for Brumbies in 2010!

    I have heard the Brumbies of 2010 described as the Chelsea Football Club of Australian Rugby.  Now,...