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  • All Blacks
    Teams for Sydney Bledisloe

    Two talismen return to the Wallabies and All Black sides for Saturday’s clash in Sydney. For Australia, it’s the long awaited return of Rocky Elsom, back from his much celebrated stint in Europe and ensuing bruised bone (always painful). This return alone will be fascinating to watch. Will we see him dominate...

  • South Africa
    Wallabies team for Newlands

    No shockers for the run on team this Saturday. The slight eyebrow raise comes from the bench where we go back to a 4-3 split. The gnarly Phil Waugh makes way for Marcia Hynes. Captions for shmoo opposite? Team below. Tweet

  • Rugby
    Impregnable: Springbok Steyn laager

    South Africa 31 New Zealand 19 The Springboks circled their wagons and fought off the sheep shagging hordes to register a convincing win over an error riddled All Black team who’s mojo certainly isn’t working. Be warned Wallabies, this Bokke side is the real deal. On the back of a match winning...

  • Rugby
    Barnes says Tah Tah to the Reds

    It has all but been confirmed. Queensland Red and Wallaby inside back, Berrick Barnes will join the NSW Waratahs in2010. Reports today are indicating that Barnes has informed the QRU of his decision and his formal signing with the NSWRU is imminent. This is a dire day for Queensland Rugby.  My feelings...

  • Rugby
    Wallabies vs All Blacks 1st Test player ratings

    1. Benn Robinson 7 – One of the few forwards who were able to match it with the All Blacks, he was outstanding in defence and held his side of the scrum up well. 2. Stephen Moore 8 – Further enhanced his reputation with another solid all round game in trying conditions....

  • All Blacks
    Seducing Miss Eden Park: 1st Test Preview

    For a Wallaby supporter this is a vicious tease of a match. Standing defiantly is the wily 23 year old Eden Park minx, and laid out like a string of Bacardi Breezers before her is the key to melting this ice maidens defences. It’s only fitting that the French and Italians –...

  • Rugby
    A Bledisloe Stat Attack!

    This is is the kind of stuff the ARU sends out to all of their media contacts...

  • Rugby
    The Team: a closer look at who’s NOT there.

    When reviewing the Wallaby team named today to take on the All Blacks this weekend at Eden...

  • Rugby
    Wallabies for Bledisloe 1

    Wycliffe Palu makes his return to the national team, whilst Reds scrumhalf, Will Genia, is in line to make his test debut as the Wallabies take on the All Blacks this Saturday at Eden Park (5.35pm Australian Eastern Standard Time). Coach Robbie Deans has named his strongest test team of the season,...

  • Wallabies
    3N Squad announced: Sanchez not so dirty

    The Wallabies squad to take out the 2009 Tri-Nations was announced today. It’s largely the same as...

  • Rugby
    Wallabies vs France player ratings

    1. Benn Robinson 8 – Fat Cat was outstanding last night.The scrum was solid and his work...

  • France
    Dicking around over: team vs France

    Adam Ashley-Cooper puts JO’C on the bench and Shmoo Mitchell’s back for Hynes in a pretty logical starting 15. The openside division of the team remains strong though with Waugh and Pocock making the bench. Oh, and still no LT or Tim Tam. For full team Tweet

  • Italy
    Player ratings & stats: 1st Italy test

    Here’s my bash at the player ratings from Australia vs Italy in frozen Canberra on the weekend....

  • Rugby
    Juan for the road – Friday

    Off to the Captain’s run, not much of an event but John Eales was there so I guess it meant something. Started at 11.00 am and the lights at Canberra Stadium had to be turned on, so shit was the weather. Warm-up took longer than usual as it was so fucking cold,...

  • Italy
    Italy vs Wallabies; first test preview

    Guess what – Craig Gower’s back in town to play against the Wallabies! And oh yeah – there are some other Italian blokes with him as well… While that’s been Aussie media spin on the Italian selection (how are we going to get bums on seats when there aren’t any ex-mungos in...

  • Italy
    Wallaby team vs Italy; first test

    Dingo’s still not dicking around, putting out a full-strength Wallaby side for this test in Canberra. The one unforced change being Rabbit O’Connor coming in for AAC who slides to the bench. AntipoDeans was obviously as impressed as everyone else. The forced change is Mumm in for the injured Hodgson, and Noodles...

  • Barbarians
    Wallabies vs Baa-Baas player ratings

    1. Benn (two n’s) Robinson 7 – Didn’t show any of the flashy stuff he produced in...

  • Barbarians
    Wallabies vs BaaBaas Live Score

    Final Score: Wallabies 55 – Barbarians 7 Qantas Wallabies 55 (James Horwill, Matt Giteau, Drew Mitchell 2, Stephen Moore, Ben Alexander, David Pocock, James O’Connor tries; Giteau penalty, 3 conversions; Stirling Mortlock 2 conversions) defeated Barbarians 7 (Iain Balshaw try; Luke McAlister conversion) at the Sydney Football Stadium. Crowd: 39, 688. Tweet

  • Rugby
    Deans makes a couple of Coopers

    AntipoDeans has gone for a pretty much full strength side to take on the Baabaas in Sydney...

  • Queensland Reds
    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...