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  • 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...

  • Rugby
    Nathan Sharpe a Force colossus

    Sharks 27 Western Force 22 I’ve banged on a bit about Matt Hodgson being the backbone of the Force’s efforts this year but in the face of adversity you cannot fault the commitment, workrate and leadership of Captain Nathan Sharpe. Hodgo was consistently outstanding at openside when he took over from Bam...

  • ACT Brumbies
    Wallaby Watch: Fullback

      As many readers will have now realised, Green and Gold Rugby has started working together on...

  • Rugby
    Force v Highlanders Preview: Shepherd’s Pie

    In what has been a prick of a season so far, the Western Force have an opportunity to post a rare brace of wins following last week’s victory over the Stormers. With their international backrow of Pocock, Brown and Hodgson back on deck for the first time since Round 1, combined with...

  • Rugby
    Western Force v Bulls: Dead Man Walking

    By announcing his departure from coaching the Western Force ‘at the end of the 2011 season’ John Mitchell is effectively a dead man walking. I wonder where he’ll celebrate New Years’ Eve this year? You can bet your bottom dollar it won’t be at the Western Force. If you think otherwise you’re...

  • Melbourne Rebels
    At my signal, unleash hell!

    So were the inspirational words spoken by Russel Crowe as Maximus, one of cinema’s greatest ‘Rebels’, in...

  • ACT Brumbies
    Born Free (to play wherever).

    With the Melbourne Rebels now in the player market place, not too long after the WA Force entered, a subset issue is now a subject of hot discussion.  Who can lay claim to the player.  It is a common cry out of NSWRU and the Sydney club land that they created the...

  • Rugby
    The Force: an ‘ex-parrot’ or just a flesh wound?

    Some would say that the Western Force has a touch of the Monty Python’s: ceased to be,...

  • 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
    Mark Bart down for general duties

    The Western Force have named their team for Friday’s match-up with the Brumbies and as flagged earlier in the week, Mark Bartholomeusz is the new black. He was recruited by the Force as a utility to provide backup at fullback and for Andre Pretorius at flyhalf – that he’s now the first choice...

  • Rugby
    Force pinning hopes on ‘Little General’

    The question on everyone’s lips is how much will Matt Giteau’s departure hurt the Western Force this season? Let’s face it, in the three seasons he was there it was essentially ‘all about Gits’. He was their million dollar man, possessed oodles of star quality and was worth every cent. Commanding the...

  • ACT Brumbies
    Force Have Real Firepower in 2010

    If ever there was a time for the Western Force to fulfill their real potential it’s now. They’ve essentially been a journeyman outfit since entering the Super 14 competition in 2006. I don’t mean that in a negative way because they’ve achieved more in the last four years than many of the...

  • Rugby
    G&GR Wallaby Tries of the Decade #5

    Coming up with a list of the top tries of the decade was a tough one. What makes one try stand out from another? Is it individual brilliance we are gauging it on, or is it whole of team involvement? Rehearsed tries from a set piece or instinctive brilliance? Does a try...

  • ACT Brumbies
    Wallaby Winger of the Decade

    From the period 2000-2009, eighteen different men have worn either the Wallaby Number Eleven or Fourteen jerseys...

  • ACT Brumbies
    Wallaby Fullback of the Decade

    From the period 2000-2009, ten different men (perhaps nine men and a boy) have worn the Wallaby...

  • Rugby
    Melbourne Rebels Super 15: Recruitment

    SEE ALL OUR LATEST NEWS, GOSSIP AND RAMBLINGS ABOUT THE MELBOURNE REBELS HERE The good news for...

  • ACT Brumbies
    So who missed out? The Stats.

    While it is hard to argue with the majority of the Wallaby selections announced today, there are a few players that could feel a bit unlucky. The selection of Matt Hodgson in front of Ben Mowen and Mitchell Chapman was a bit of a surprise as was the inclusion of Quade Cooper...

  • NSW Waratahs
    Tahs vs Force – preview

    A fascinating clash is brewing on Saturday night and already the mind games (or are they brain farts?) have started. What we should have is a classic case of ‘rugby good’ vs ‘rugby evil’, just like the Wallabies vs England. In the ‘good’ corner is the Force. Full of speed and guile...

  • Rugby
    Wallaby watch 2009 – Wing

    The incumbent(s):   Peter Hynes (QLD) – injured now, but there’s no doubting, in my mind, he...

  • Rugby
    Wallaby Watch 2009: Fullback

    The first in a series of Wallaby team previews, position by position. FULLBACK The incumbent(s): Drew Mitchell (WA) – played the last two tests at fullback last year, taking over from the seemingly out of position Adam Ashley-Cooper.  Has taken over from Cameron Shepherd in the custodian role for the Force. There’s...