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  • England
    Wallabies Vs England Test 2 – First Thoughts

    All the talk in the lead up to this test was about whether the Wallabies front row have learnt anything and parity, or better, would be achieved or would we be in for more of the same? Well, the stage was set, 5 minutes in and we have the first scrum set....

  • All Blacks
    Another glorious England defeat

    All Blacks 19 England 6 Just like the ‘win’ at Dunkirk in 1940, the Poms went down fighting in a ‘glorious defeat’ against an All Black team that has finally recovered its confidence. However, unlike Dunkirk it didn’t involve a ‘strategic’ withdrawal as they continued to attack the Kiwis right up until...

  • England
    England expects: one word – Jonny Wilkinson

    Update: Martin Johnson has named a 32 man squad for the upcoming November tests starting with the Wallabies on 7th. The squad includes replacements for at least 12 test players unavailable due to injury including four top line front rowers. There are three new uncapped forwards selected in the squad, namely young tyro lock Courtney Lawes...

  • Wallabies
    Wallaby coach split – I smell hype, again

    So how’s this for timing – the Tri-Nations finishes, there are no games to generate a story until the Rugby World Cup, and bingo, Grumpy Greg Growden reveals his scoop: The Splits in Camp Wallaby. At first you think ‘crap, just what we need going into the 2007 Word Cup’ as you...