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  • Rugby
    Force v. Blues: Kissing Your Sister is Never Pleasant

    Western Force 22 Auckland Blues 22 The Force did everything but win this encounter at nib Stadium last night, even throwing the kitchen sink at the Blues. But it was not to be, as Auckland fought back from a 12–22 deficit at the business end of the match, scoring a converted try...

  • ACT Brumbies
    Clinical Crusaders belt Brumbies

    The Brumbies’ woes continued tonight after being thumped 52-10 by a rampant Crusaders outfit in Nelson. A scintillating display of running rugby from Crusaders winger Sean Maitland saw him collect four tries against the struggling Brumbies. The Brumbies got the scoring started against the run of play in the third minute when...

  • All Blacks
    Putting the “Class” in “Classic Rugby”

    There are more than 400,000 reasons why the Triple M Brisbane organised Classic Wallabies versus Classic All Blacks match was worth the effort. That’s the number of dollars raised by the event to go to the Christchurch Earthquake fund. And they haven’t stopped counting yet, so expect the figure to end up...

  • ACT Brumbies
    Super Rugby Round 3 Review

    Round 3 of the 2011 Super Rugby season was a tough one for Australian Rugby fans. OK, fine, the Reds won. But it was at the expense of the Brumbies and the game was hardly one to showcase all that is great about rugby. Meanwhile… the Tahs? Smashed. Rebels? Smashed. Force? Smashed....

  • ACT Brumbies
    Friendless Brumbies left red-faced

    The Queensland Reds have hung on to secure a 31–25 victory against the Brumbies and in the process end a 12-match losing streak against the Canberra side. Off the back of a superb kicking display by Quade Cooper the Reds dominated the breakdown area and took their chances, despite conceding four tries...

  • ACT Brumbies
    Super Rugby Round Two Review

    Round Two of Super Rugby, 2011-style, saw two more local derbies for the Aussie teams. The first was an emotional last-minute win by the Rebels over the Brumbies, while the second was a clinical takedown of the Reds by the increasingly impressive Waratahs. So, on to the whos, whats and whys of...

  • NSW Waratahs
    G&GR Whiteboard – Waratahs v Reds

    I didn’t get to watch the Waratahs v Reds game on Saturday night but when I got...

  • ACT Brumbies
    Resurgent Rebels repel bumbling Brumbies

    In an historic night for rugby in Melbourne, the Rebels have pulled off a shock by defeating the Brumbies 25-24. Rebels flyhalf Danny Cipriani was outstanding in the win and led his team around the field with an inspired performance. It was the second time this week he stole something, but this...

  • NSW Waratahs
    Waratahs vs Reds – Quick Review

    The NSW Waratahs controlled possession in the opening ten minutes of the first half, winning two kickable penalties and opening a 6-0 lead through Berrick’s boot. Lots of niggle including some punches between Quade and Berrick , a spear tackle on Tom Carter and a TPN juggernaut throwing his 113kg into anything...

  • ACT Brumbies
    10 Things We Learned From Round 1

    The opening round threw up plenty of talking points, as scratchy rugby dominated with only a few moments of brilliance. It’s time to look at what we have learned from the weekend: 1. It is going to be tight for finals spots. The Blues, Crusaders and Waratahs were easily the best looking...

  • ACT Brumbies
    Super Rugby Round One Review

    Australian Rugby kicked off the new Super Rugby tournament with a clean sweep! Well, kind of. Actually not really. But the season’s begun and there was plenty to love about the first round. Firstly, those Waratahs. As I said in my post match report, they were pretty awesome. At the same time...

  • Queensland Reds
    Reds v Force – Quick Report

    Watching the game at Suncorp Stadium, I was glad the air conditioning in the press box wasn’t...

  • Melbourne Rebels
    Rebels v. Waratahs – All the Tries

    As we ride the buzz of the Waratahs’ great opening to the season, we thought you might like to see this. All the tries, with bonus stink. Tweet

  • ACT Brumbies
    GAGR Podcast 7: More tape to Canberra

    Considering there hasn’t been any rugby (of note) since December, we still managed to fill this sucker!...

  • ACT Brumbies
    Brumbies vs Hurricanes trial match report

    The Wellington Hurricanes have snatched a late converted try well after the siren to draw 21-21 with the Brumbies in their trial match at Viking Park in Canberra. The game was played with typical trial intensity – 100 miles an hour initially before the quality fell away. Both teams limited their kicking...

  • NSW Waratahs
    Waratahs vs Fiji Trial – Match Report

    A dominant performance from the Waratahs in which all players improved their stocks. All players that is,...