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  • Wallabies
    Australia vs Japan: Results, review and stats

    Wallabies 91Cherryblossoms 3 As the scoreline suggests, this was your classic World Cup mismatch of the type that Campo has been campaigning against of late. That aside, the Wallabies produced a composed performance, for the most part devoid of the ‘rustiness’ excuse that usually dogs them in world cup pool games, and...

  • France vs Argentina – Score, review & stats

    FOR 3RD PLACE PAYOFF SEE HERE Les Frogs 12Los Pumas 17 From the opening game this world cup is setting itself up as one you’re not going to forget in a hurry. What an upset. What drama. What a classic. We have all been Frenched – just when we thought they’d pulled...

  • Wallabies
    Australia vs Japan – Wallabies team and news

    Knuckles has named his team for Australia’s world cup owner on Saturday, saying that it’s the first...

  • Wallabies
    G&G Scoop: Wallaby trigger words revealed

    Following a recent visit to Villers Bretonneux, a French town that the Aussies heroically booted the Hun...

  • All Blacks
    Warm up’s over – who’s where?

    Where do the Rugby World Cup contenders stand with all the warm up games out of the way? You’d have to say that the faces with smiles on them will have a beret above and garlic underneath. The French have dispatched all comers, at home or away, and while doing so still...

  • Get ready boys; she’s here – by Sportsfreak

    So the tart is back in town. One of the main topics swamping newspapers, internet forums and talkback radio for the last 3 years and 11 months is that the World Cup is ruining the game of rugby. Even Grant Fox, who tends to view rugby as the best run sport ever,...

  • Wallabies
    Australia Word Cup Draw scenarios

    For everybody else who couldn’t be arsed to figure out who the Wallabies could end up playing...

  • Wallabies
    Odd odds

    While watching a game over the weekend, the current odds of the teams for the World Cup...

  • Rugby
    The Goose Steps in it Again, and this Time he might be spot on – by Coatsie

    Without having another great big pull over hanging out with him and doing more namedropping, when I...

  • Tales of two very different Wallabies

    There are two very different stories in the press at the moment about two Wallabies. One – David Lyons – is quite literally putting his life on the line for his country. The other – Lote Tuqiri – seems to be spinning headlong into the endgame of his union career. The Lyons...

  • Beer

    With a Rugby World Cup only weeks away, the topic of beer becomes more critical than ever.With regards to getting a decent lager here in the UK, there has been nothing short of a CATASTROPHE in recent weeks. Majestic Wines – the chain of stores that usually stocks VB (the cornerstone of...

  • Rugby
    France vs England Preview & Teams

    Time for the real deal After a season full of B teams and selection trials, tomorrow’s clash...

  • England World Cup 2007 Squad Announced

    Today the poms – under coach Brian Ashton – announced their 30 man squad to go to France. As these guys could well be more than just a big banana skin in the Wallabies’ path at quarter-final time, it’s worth having a squiz at who we could be up against. The forwards...

  • Kirk talks crap

    Just in case you wondered how scarred a few Kiwi psyches are, check this one out. David Kirk, (the only) World Cup winning All Black captain and most one-eyed rugby commentator that I have ever heard, had this really bold statement to make about New Zealand’s chance of winning the rugby world...

  • England vs France – Pommy team announced

    The England team to take on the Rugby World Cup 2007 hosts – France – next Saturday was announced today. It has 11, yes eleven, changes from the team that destroyed the Welsh last weekend. Looks like Brian Ashton is mixing it up a bit.Notable changes: Catt in as captain and 12....

  • Wallabies
    Wet blanket watch 2 – it’s hotting up

    In earlier postings on Green and Gold Rugby, we’ve covered how the Chief Rugby Correspondent for the Sydney Morning Herald (and contributor to RugbyHeaven.com.au), Greg “the Gossip” Growden, has been waging a single handed campaign to disrupt the Knuckles regime by endlessly harping on about supposed rifts in the coaching team. This...

  • England vs Wales – analysis for Australia

    So what does this result mean for the Wallabies, who will definitely meet Wales and probably England in the early stages of the World Cup? Unfortunately, despite the scoreline, there’s probably not too much you can take for the Welsh match-up as they were missing at least five big names and will...

  • Wales vs England RWC warm up – Tries

    Here are some video highlights from the England’s 62-5 drubbing of Wales. The vid could’ve done with just a phase more of the build up, but gives a good flavour of the game.

  • Rugby
    England – Wales World Cup warm up preview and teams

    Considering it’s going to be getting towards 30C at Twickenham, it doesn’t exactly feel like a classic...

  • All Blacks
    Rugby World Cup ’03 Semi-final; Australia vs New Zealand

    Here it is – probably the finest game the Wallabies played until the one against the All...