The Wallabies make the long trek from Bleomfontein to Mendoza to finish our TRC campaign.
As near as I can tell it's about 30 hours plus in travel from Johannesburg to Buenos Aires via Sao Paulo followed by another flight to Mendoza.
World Rugby have announced a series of law trials to take effect 1 August 2017 in the Northern Hemishere and 1 January 2018 in the Southern Hemisphere.
Some of the highlights:
scrum half may align his shoulder with the mid-line of the scrum, but must put the ball in straight (yeah right)...
After 2 weeks of the 2017 super rugby season, is it time for a major revamp?
It seems clear that for Foxtel and similar pay TV operators, the super rugby provides multiple hours of content each weekend. (Yesterday's marathon went for something like 17 hours of rugby).
Rugby authorities also...
Yes folks, it seems that this competition may actually happen in 2016 after all.
4 schools involved (to be officially confirmed)
Wed 24 Aug
Hills v Augustine's
Scots v Oakhill
Wed 31 Aug
Final between the two winners
Time to break out the strawberries and cream and settle back for some grass court tennis.
Defending champion Djokovic starting the tournament on centre court. Looks in control and should progress in straight sets.
Stosur through to the second round in straight sets 7-5, 6-3
I've heard from the grapevine that there will be no Waratah Shield in 2016 because of insufficient interest. I hope that this is not the case.
I've had a look around the various websites - no mention of it on CHS website (only Buchan Shield for 16s and two girls knockouts), NSW Schools RU...
A cool looking morning in Paris to start the tournament. Nick Kyrios playing the first match of the singles. Won the first set in a tie break. Almost managed to go one set without some sort of controversy. He somehow managed to have a running argument with the umpire over something (no one...
For those interested (and there may not be too many), final AAGPS swimming pointscores are:
Tour of New Zealand
Feb 3: First ODI v New Zealand, Auckland (Eden Park)
Feb 6: Second ODI v New Zealand, Wellington (Wellington Regional Stadium)
Feb 8: Third ODI v New Zealand, Hamilton (Seddon Park)
Feb 12-16: First Test v New Zealand, Wellington (Basin Reserve)
Feb 20-24: Second Test v New...
Read it and weep.
Sport Australia Hall of Fame Selection Committee Chairman Rob de Castella AO MBE said the feats of John O’Neill AO highlight just what can be achieved through astute sports administration.
“John O’Neill is the gold standard for inspired and calculated sports...
Just heard about a couple of great 7s initiatives. Gordon, with the support of NSWRU, are running a tournament for secondary schools - including funding schools which can't afford to enter.
NSWRU are running one for primary schools. Great stuff
The ARU is running a 7s trial for NSW Youths U18s. 2 teams will contest the 2015 National Championships in February and players are invited to trial for selection:
Please see a link below for any interested players to nominate for the NSW Youth Boys (U18s) 7s trials.
The NSW Youth Boys (2...
I understand that from this season, the smaller private primary schools will be playing 7s instead of 12 a-side rugby. Each team will play 2 games every Saturday morning over the season, with all matches held at Koola Park in 9s, 10s, 11s and 12s.
This week will be the first week and I...