Agreed, I've been very impressed with Philip especially. Such a high motor and has been showing off some nice soft hands at the line to facilitate guys hitting soft shoulders off his hip. The penalties aren't great but I also think that's easily coachable and trust Rennie to sort it.
It's also interesting to consider which players the ARU is trying to maintain in Australian rugby for the short term, which players would fulfil the criteria if they are to stay an extra year after the RWC?
Great photo i saw going around on Facebook. Aloys really stood up yesterday, thought they showed strong defence most of the game and if it wasn't for a few lapses they could of caused a major upset. For Cranbrook they were clinical and stuck to their game plan to get the win, i thought the back...
Most interesting teams i think will be Knox and Cranbrook. Knox definitely have the talent to take out the premiership and should be more comfortable with a second year under Matt Williams. They need to sort out their...