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  • National Rugby Championship
    Examining the laws of the NRC

    We are just days out from the first round, and it’s fair to say that there seems to be a bit more attention around the NRC than in previous years. While that may be in part due to fans trying to look for anything to watch other than the Wallabies, it is also...

  • Analysis
    The Tuesday Top 5

    This week we take a look at European rugby, try and understand the rule book and see how...

  • Unintentional Consequences

    Eddie Jones was right! These rules changes are mucking up the game. Let me digress. In Eddie’s regular diatribes against the ELVs he made the particularly interesting point that making the tackle contest too much of a contest would change the shape of rugby (my words, his thoughts). We did see that...

  • France
    Vid analysis: Driving me rucking crazy

    Adjudicating the match between the Wallabies and France last Saturday was a random penalty generator, otherwise known...

  • Wallabies
    Smith vs Ref madness

    On Friday George Smith won another player’s gong, picking up the RUPA medal. Hard to argue against. He is after all the world’s best seven. Yet again Smith churned out a tour of top class performances. For me though, what was so impressive, was the way he still managed to impose himself,...

  • Rugby
    Coatsie’s board game guide to the football codes

    By Coatsie In a pub-bound philosophical discussion recently (read piss-up with mates) I made the following formulation as a comparison guide of the football codes. It’s extremely scientific, founded on many years of extensive research as a footyheaded armchair psychologist pouring over reams of literature, and pouring plenty of cold beer down...