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  • Italy
    Italy loses at home versus Wales

    Another wooden spoon on the horizon for Italy Discipline and a lack of possession costed Italy dearly...

  • Italy
    Scotland beats Italy in 6 Nation’s opener

    After wins from the U20 and Women’s teams, Italy was comprehensively beaten at Murrayfield The final score...

  • Italy
    Italy preparing for another tough 6 Nations

    Conor O’Shea and Sergio Parisse are determined to score the first win since 28 February 2015, when Italy beat...

  • Rugby
    Brian Smith’s Analysis – Ireland Step Up

    England’s Grand Slam decider was always going to be a dog fight in Dublin on St Patrick’s...

  • Rugby
    6 Nations Round 4: The Red Rose Rises

    In the penultimate week of the Six Nations, we have the English smashing records (and the Scottish)...

  • Analysis
    Brian Smith’s Analysis: Inspired Italian Improvisation

    Italy’s Improvisation England played Italy on Sunday at Twickenham and if you’d only seen the score you’d...

  • England
    Brian Smith’s Analysis: England Steal the Show in Six Nations

    This Eddie Jones coached England team keep finding a way to win. This time it was the...

  • ACT Brumbies
    Kicking in General Play Statistics

    Let’s take a look at the statistics for the kicking by each Super Rugby team after Round...

  • All Blacks
    Ireland: In BO’D We Trust

    James Joyce once said that a man’s errors are his portals of discovery. That’s what the Wallabies are finding lately as they attempt to overcome a lack of depth and experience in their test squad. They’re not alone on this journey as their Irish opponents this weekend are in a similar situation...

  • British & Irish Lions
    Save the Wales, or is that the Wallabies?

    This is what the Welsh think – a poll from the South Wales Echo: Do you think Wales can defeat the Wallabies on Saturday? Yes, they’ve got the ability 85.0% No, it’s too big an ask 7.4% It’s too close to call 7.7% The Welsh can sniff it again. The vulnerability of this seemingly disparate...

  • British & Irish Lions
    Tom courts his Irish roots

    Queenslander Tom Court, the country boy from Gatton, has been selected in the Irish test squad to take on the...

  • British & Irish Lions
    Don’t write off the British & Irish Lions just yet

    Q. Mate, what have the British and Irish Lions been doing in South Africa lately? A. Ummm, playing five games of rugby (six as of tonight), maintaining match fitness, busting their gut trying to get selected for the test side  and generally working up combinations? Q. Great. What have the Springboks been...

  • Italy
    Italy vs Wallabies; first test preview

    Guess what – Craig Gower’s back in town to play against the Wallabies! And oh yeah – there are some other Italian blokes with him as well… While that’s been Aussie media spin on the Italian selection (how are we going to get bums on seats when there aren’t any ex-mungos in...

  • ACT Brumbies
    Australian under 20 Team vs Canada

    The under 20’s begin their campaign in this year’s IRB under 20 World Cup tomorrow night playing Canada in Fukuoka, Japan. The Australian team is choca-block full of players with regular Super 14 experience and it is with high hopes they would go into this year’s tournament, mind you, we all thought...

  • Queensland Reds
    Andrew Shaw talks exclusively to G&GR

    If ever there was someone born to play for Queensland, it would probably be Andrew Shaw. While...

  • Barbarians
    Who do the Wallabies play before the Tri-Nations?

    With the Super 14 heading toward a grandstand finish, I thought I would look beyond to see what awaits the Wallabies in the first four matches of their winter campaign. On the face of it there does not seem to be much that will trouble the Wallabies. They play the Baa-Baa’s for...

  • England
    Six Nations – the good and the ugly so far

    A review of the first round of six nations matches in 2009 including England vs Italy and Ireland vs France

  • 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...

  • Wallabies
    The ELV advantage

    There’s a theory doing the rounds that a big chunk of the SANZAR whitewash over the Northern...

  • Wallabies
    Can the magic continue? France v Wallabies Preview

    . . Four days on and the smile still hasn’t left my face. But can the magic carry on? The beginning of this century was the last time the Wallabies beat the French at home. Outside of Word Cups, before last weekend Australia hadn’t won two away games in a row since...