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  • ACT Brumbies
    Wallaby Watch: Outside Centre

    Each week we here at G&GR select our Wallaby Team of the Week. Rather obviously, this is...

  • ACT Brumbies
    Back to Ballymore

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

  • ACT Brumbies
    George Smith says so long to the Wallabies

    Wallaby Legend George Smith is leaving the building.  In this odd metaphor, harking back to the King...

  • Rugby
    G&GR Wallaby Tries of the Decade #5

    Coming up with a list of the top tries of the decade was a tough one. What makes one try stand out from another? Is it individual brilliance we are gauging it on, or is it whole of team involvement? Rehearsed tries from a set piece or instinctive brilliance? Does a try...

  • 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
    Wallaby Number 8 of the Decade

    Finally! On to the REAL men.  The pigs. The pack. The piano movers. The forwards! Starting at...

  • Rugby
    Wallaby Inside Centre of the Decade

    In trying to find the ‘next Tim Horan’, seventeen different men have worn the Wallaby Number Twelve...

  • Rugby
    Wallaby Outside Centre of the Decade

    Are we getting the hang of these now? Good, let’s keep them coming.  From the period 2000-2009,...

  • ACT Brumbies
    Wallaby Winger of the Decade

    From the period 2000-2009, eighteen different men have worn either the Wallaby Number Eleven or Fourteen jerseys...

  • ACT Brumbies
    Wallaby Fullback of the Decade

    From the period 2000-2009, ten different men (perhaps nine men and a boy) have worn the Wallaby...

  • Rugby
    RIP Leo Williams – an anecdote

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

  • Rugby
    Wallaby Leadership Questions: Towards 2011!

    Aussie D asked the question, at the Green & Gold Rugby forum, as to who should be...

  • Rugby
    Lote Tuqiri and the ARU settle

    Following mediation discussions between the parties, an agreed settlement has been reached between Lote Tuqiri and the...

  • Japan
    Yes, I’m turning Japanese

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

  • Rugby
    A Bledisloe Stat Attack!

    This is is the kind of stuff the ARU sends out to all of their media contacts...

  • Rugby
    Lotegate: Tell us what’s going on Lote?

    Day Two and still waiting: it’s been a good 48 hours since we learned that the Dark...

  • NSW Waratahs
    Lote Tuqiri shown the door by ARU

    UPDATED UPDATE – Friday 3 July: Lote Tuqiri has so far refused to comment on the reasons...

  • 100 Sporting Events one yank could think of

    Here’s something to kick your week off. So I get a formulaic email out of the blue from a guy called Robert Tuchman, President of Premiere Corporate Events in the USA. He’s got a new book coming out that apparently lists the 100 Sporting Events you should see live, and would like...

  • Rugby
    900 days to go

    There hasn’t been much talk of the RWC11 draw. Probably because we are all in spasms of frustration over the performance of the Aussie Super14 teams. But here it is in all its quadrennial magnificence. Pool A New Zealand France Tonga Americas 1 (USA?) Asia 1 (Japan) Maybe France can knock the...

  • Sanction this

    Last week Moses made some great points about how random the roll out of the ELVs seems to have been. It looks so bad that I can only think its a ruse employed by the usual dinosaurs to try and scupper them. Thanks to those still stuck in the 70’s, the mess...