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  • Rugby
    Breaking News: Manager tries to pump up player’s contract.

    In what comes as a significant shock to the sporting world, Quade Cooper’s manager Richard Colreavy is...

  • Queensland Reds
    G&GR Reds Player of the Year

    At the end of each game throughout the 2010 Super 14 season over at the forum, readers have submitted their 3-2-1’s for each Australian team. All of these votes will accumulated and an overall 3-2-1 assigned for each match to the three leading point getters for each Aussie team. This is a...

  • ACT Brumbies
    Video: Super 14 Round 10 Review

    WARNING: THE FOLLOWING STORY MAY CONTAIN ELEMENTS OF INHERENT BIAS. READ AT YOUR OWN RISK. IF BIAS DOES CONCERN YOU FOLLOW THE SAFETY PROCEDURES AS FOLLOWS: (1) FILL LARGE BUCKET WITH WATER; (2) INSERT HEAD INTO BUCKET OF WATER; (3) WAIT. CONCERN OVER BIAS WILL SOON SUBSIDE. IF NOT, SEE A MEDICAL...

  • ACT Brumbies
    Player Movements: Week 2

    Last week we launched the first look at the comings and goings of each of our Super...

  • ACT Brumbies
    Back to Ballymore

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

  • Rugby
    RIP Leo Williams – an anecdote

    Sad news during the week that a pillar of Australian rugby – Leo “the Ram” Williams –...

  • Queensland Reds
    McKenzie Links with Reds

    Finally some positive news out of Ballymore as Ewen McKenzie was today announced as Head Coach of the Reds for the next three seasons. After a year that started badly for the Reds, then got steadily worse, Queensland rugby followers at last have something to smile about. New QRU Chairman Rod McCall,...

  • Rugby
    Rookies aplenty in Wallaby Training Squad

    Robbie Deans, and his selectors, have named a number of new faces in the 43 man Wallaby training squad in preparation for the Grand Slam tour later this year.  Perhaps the most notable rookie is scrumhalf Richard Kingi of the Queensland Reds who only last week signed an Academy contract with the...

  • Rugby
    Mooney Boned

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

  • Rugby
    The QRU Barnes fall out begins

    The QRU have just released the following statement regarding CEO, Ken Freer’s, resignation: Media Release – Statement...

  • 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...

  • Queensland Reds
    Gold

    Below are the very best bits of Green and Gold Rugby (I didn’t say they were good, just the best we could do). Any other nominations (from this site!) are welcome in the comments. Video Mashups Stephen Larkham the Legend Wallaby highlights 2009 Wallabies on fire vs Boks BrisVegas 2009 Less serious...

  • Rugby
    Pre-Grand Slam XV – The Amateur Selector

    I am what you might call an amateur selector. One of my favourite hobbies is picking Rugby...

  • Queensland Reds
    Ajokersayswhat? – Peter Lewis

    Here’s Andrew Slack interviewing QRU Chairman Peter Lewis last week in the Courier Mail Queensland rugby enjoyed...

  • 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...

  • Queensland Reds
    Live Score: Reds vs Hurricanes

    Final Score: Reds 28 – Hurricanes 37  

  • Rugby
    Wallaby Watch – Hooker

    The incumbent(s): Stephen Moore (ACT): Gees it hurts to write that “ACT” after Moore’s name, but that’s...

  • Rugby
    Wallaby Watch – Loosehead Prop

    The incumbent(s): Benn Robinson (NSW): Fat Cat has established himself well and truly in the Wallaby team. He would be, I would think, one of the first two or three players picked. In fact, there aren’t many better loosehead props world-wide than Benn Robinson. I’ll go a step further and say he...

  • Rugby
    Wallaby Watch – Tight Head Prop

    The incumbent(s): Al Baxter (NSW): Ok, disregard the penalty try that Australia let in, during the last test of last year against Wales, the scrum was a much improved element of Australia’s game in 2008. Thanks largely to Michael Foley, then Wallaby assistant coach and now Waratah assistant coach. Whether it has...

  • 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...