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  • Rugby
    RUPA slam “deeply disappointing” ARU

    The Australian Rugby Union Players Association (RUPA) have slammed the Australian Rugby Union for their role in...

  • Rugby
    SANZAAR Announcement: 3 teams to be cut

    After a prolonged period of angst among the Super Rugby community, SANZAAR have finally made official their...

  • Western Force
    Australian Rugby Fans Unite – a report from the Western Front

    Messages from the West don’t always make it through to Rugby HQ, so it was thought high...

  • All Blacks
    JO’N: evil genius, or very evil genius?

    Well, it looks like the negotiation tactics as outlined in My Week – By John O’Neill, have...

  • Super Rugby
    SANZAR Merit Referees 2009

    In the Super 14 next year the nationality of refs will no longer matter when it comes to allocating them to matches. Instead, it’ll come down to ‘merit’. Apparently they used 19 refs last year, this time they’ll concentrate it down to the 9 ‘merit’ refs (below), and fill gaps based on...

  • Elsom and Van Der Linde: WTF?? Video HIghlights

    As we all know the key thing about rules in sport is that they’re applied consistently. However, the bans resulting from the citings of CJ Van Der Linde (4 weeks) and Rocky Elsom (1 week) last Saturday open up some inconsistencies that you could drive a bus through. First off, the head-butt...

  • SANZAR gets tough on crap tours

    About bloody time. In marketing speak, these tours devalue the International Rugby brand. Hats off to Ireland and England this year though. THE contentious issue of northern hemisphere nations sending weak teams Down Under is set to come to a head at a SANZAR CEOs meeting amid threats that France may be...