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  • Rugby
    You Choose: Who Is The Wallaby Blindside?

    Who should be the Wallaby blind side flanker? You choose

  • Rugby
    Stirling, Japan is your best bet

    You don’t like saying it of a champion but Father Time has finally caught up with Stirling Mortlock. Like George Gregan, who stayed too long at this level, he just ain’t the player he used to be. He’s lost some pace, is starting to fall off tackles and doesn’t have that dynamism...

  • 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
    Back to Ballymore

    This Saturday night Super Rugby heads back to Ballymore for the first time since 2005.  It shapes...

  • Rugby
    Wallaby Lock of the Decade

    We now take the step into the unknown, somewhat. The tight forwards.  Now for many of you...

  • Wallabies
    Wallaby Blind Side Flanker of the Decade

    The Blind Side Flanker position has been an interesting one for Australia, not only over the last...

  • Rugby
    Melbourne Rebels Super 15: Recruitment

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

  • Japan
    Yes, I’m turning Japanese

      The recent signing by Hugh McMeniman to the Japanese rugby club Kubota Spears, the defection of...

  • 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...

  • ACT Brumbies
    S14 stat attack: Aussie players

    We let our stat gimp loose on the teams and he couldn’t stop himself delving into the individual players as well. So here they all are. For the most part they reinforce what you might already suspect, but there are a few surprises……..

  • Rugby
    Wallaby watch – Second row

    The incumbent(s): Nathan Sharpe (WA): The Force captain surprised many late last year when he put in a series of aggressive and industrious performances on the European tour. Despite a slow start, 2009 has seen him continue this form. His work rate is unquestioned, perhaps it’s just the actual work, and where...

  • Rugby
    Wallaby Watch – Blindside Flanker

    The incumbent(s): Hugh McMeniman (QLD): The debate continues to rage. Is MMM better suited to playing lock...

  • Queensland Reds
    Reds vs Blues preview

    This game represents the master versus the apprentice. Watching the Reds oscillate from famine to feast then back again by playing their particular style of ‘attacking’ rugby, one can’t help but think they are trying to model their game on a team similar to the Blues. What the Reds lack spectacularly is...

  • Queensland Reds
    Force v Reds preview & teams

    While the Force and the Reds may kid themselves they are still a chance to make this...

  • Queensland Reds
    Reds v Chiefs preview

    The good news this week that Big Kev Horwill and Van Humphries are returning to the Reds’ team has been tempered with the really shit news that Peter Hynes has been ruled out with a knee problem. This late change gives newcomer Rodney Davies the task of making Lelia Masaga, not an...

  • ACT Brumbies
    Australian Super 14 Team of week 5

    1. Benn Robinson (Tahs) – Has gotten the better of his opposite numbers two weeks in a row and shown that he is the number one, no. 1 in the country. More often than not he was scrumming against two opponents, as George Smith would slide up along side the under pressure...

  • Queensland Reds
    Reds go Mad

    News of Hugh McMeniman returning to the 2009 QLD Reds Super 14 side for their clash against...

  • Queensland Reds
    Reds v Bulls preview

    A preview of QLD Reds vs Bulls match in 2009 Super 14 with the news Reds two game tour of South Africa could not have begun on a worse note as both Hugh McMeniman and Morgan Turinui will be missing from the squad to take on the Bulls

  • ACT Brumbies
    Super 14 2009 predictions

    A shoot from the hip preview and prediction of the various 2009 Super 14 teams chances