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Rugby Union: Whose Lord of the Highlanders? March 6, 2011 2 Comments

Well, its Cinderella time. There was this Wiley little provincial town down at the bottom of the world who for decades had struggled to capture anything other than icy colds off the wild ocean that came up from one of the Antarctica’s. Then one day Father Joseph came passing through and thought: “These football players [...]

Rugby Union: More Pain from Canberra Comments Off

I deeply sigh as I have to admit that Quade Cooper out kicked Matt Giteau. I never thought I would see the day. Giteau played his heart out, and ran with great purpose to defend and attack–but he missed goals. He had kicked really well in the opening games, and timed them well during the [...]

Rugby Union: Old Rebels Need Tiger Blood Comments Off

Let me be the first to proclaim: “NO JOHNATHON KAPLAN, NO REBELS!” When player’s get to their twilight times, the last thing they want to do is spend it psyching themselves up to go tackling their old hearts and bodies out. Last week they did that, and this week that was never going to happen. [...]

Rugby Union: Lions Play the Blues Comments Off

The preferred personality of the Blues turned up and were full of running. Luke MCalister took over from the disappointing Stephen Brett. The Blues don’t mind giving away the odd try as long as they get room to score some of their own. MCalister has always been a world class goal kicker, and he was [...]

Rugby Union: Crusaders Shake Tah’s Comments Off

As anticipated the fury with which the Waratahs assaulted the Reds last week was a shattered memory this week. It was always going to be highly doubtful that they could reproduce that type of effort one week later in round 3. After raising a few eye brows with their opening try, the Waratah’s began lurching [...]