Weekend Rugby Review – 29 June

We had two very good games for the Super Rugby semifinals and another warmup match for the RWC. Here is my review of the weekends action. Super Rugby Hurricanes 29 - 9 Brumbies Waratahs 17 - 35 Highlanders 1 from 2, I went for two home wins and was again made to look a fool.... Continue Reading →

Melbourne Rebels – The Breakthrough Season

This has been a breakthrough season for the Melbourne Rebels. The young franchise racked up a number of firsts including giving me my first Super Rugby interview. Here are my thoughts after Assistant Coach Zane Hilton very graciously gave up some of his time to have a chat with me. I approached the Rebels for an... Continue Reading →

Weekend Rugby Review – 22 June

What a weekend of rugby both in the Junior Rugby World Championship finals and the Super Rugby playoffs. Here is my review of all that action. Junior Rugby World Championships Argentina 38 - 21 Japan Ireland 17 - 9 Scotland Wales 23 - 28 Australia Italy 20 - 19 Samoa France 18 - 31 South Africa New Zealand 21 -... Continue Reading →

Junior Rugby World Championship 2015 Finals predictions

It feels like the tournament has only just started and the finals are upon us! Here are my predictions. First here is a link to my review of the semi finals. How did the semi final predictions go? 3 from 6, got the obvious ones and didn't get the upsets basically. Argentina U20 v Japan... Continue Reading →

Junior Rugby World Championship 2015 Semi-Final Review

A fascinating round of games and this tournament is improving as we head to the finals. Here's my review of the semi final action.  3 from 6, some teams really stood up and others just made too many mistakes. Argentina 46 - 5 Italy Australia 31 - 21 Scotland New Zealand 45 - 7 France... Continue Reading →

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