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  • Rugby
    A RWC Wallaby Retrospective: 1995 vs 2011!

    Where were we in 94: Even though the IRB rankings didn’t really come into effect until somewhere...

  • 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...

  • All Blacks
    Book Review: “Ali’s Book of Tall Tales”

    We here at Green & Gold Rugby like what we do because we write the type of...

  • Rugby
    Mooney Boned

    In a surprise development Phil Mooney has been sacked as coach of the Queensland Reds. This was announced...

  • Humour
    My 50th – Robbie Deans

    When a man turns 50, it is a time of reflection. It’s the sort of thing that gives an individual pause for thought. What is the higher meaning of life? How can the collective group that is mankind profit from one blokes endeavour? If there are no guarantees and nothing lasts forever...

  • Italy
    After Lote Tuqiri, should rugby be interested in Karmichael Hunt?

    Lost in the noise of Lote getting punted from the ARU, was the news this morning that...

  • Queensland Reds
    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...

  • Rugby
    Australia U20’s beat Tonga 40-6

    The Australian Under 20 team has edged closer to semi final qualification at the IRB Junior World Championships in Japan with a comfortable 40-6 victory over Tonga in Fukuoka tonight. Running in six tries to nil, the Australians have won their opening two matches against Canada and the Tongans and can seal...

  • ACT Brumbies
    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...

  • Queensland Reds
    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...

  • Queensland Reds
    Andrew Shaw talks exclusively to G&GR

    If ever there was someone born to play for Queensland, it would probably be Andrew Shaw. While...

  • Investec 2008 Super 14 Awards – Voting & History

    Just to follow up on the news from yesterday, here are what the voting numbers were, along with a bit of history of who won it down the years. I didn’t realise how close Phil Waugh was to getting it. I understand the votes come from the players themselves. 2008 Investec Super...

  • You’ve got to be kidding

    As proof that if you can throw enough bullshit, some will stick, check out the latest odds on the Wallaby coaching race:$2.25 David Nucifora$2.75 Alan Gloria Jones$4.50 Scott Johnson$6 Robbie Deans$7 Ewen McKenzie$11 John Fuggleton$21 Laurie Fisher I shit you not. There are obviously enough 2GB listening dinosaurs out there crazed enough...

  • Wallaby coach shortlist – reading the signs

    According to The Daily Telegraph, there’s an official shortlist that’s been drawn up for the role of Head Coach of the Australia Rugby Team. Never mind that at the same time they’re putting ads out for applications – how does this make sense? Anyway, what can we make of the runners and...

  • Wallabies
    Next Wallaby Coach – The Race is On

    So what prompts the coach of the NSW Waratahs to say to the SMH: “I have read...