Category Archives: Rugby

ARU says no thanks to IRB

Thankfully, the ARU have seen sense and withdrawn their bids for the next two World Cups (2015 and 2019). The absolutely ridiculous amount of money being sought as a guarantee by the international body – £80 million for 2015 rising … Continue reading

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Australian Rugby Championship 2007 – Round 2

Perth vs Canberra Perth Spirit 8 Tries: Siganiyavi Penalties: Shepherd Canberra Vikings 17 Tries: Carraro, Lealiifano 1 Conversions: Carraro 2 Penalties: Carraro @ Perth Oval, Perth, WA Crowd: 5,111 Central Coast vs Western Sydney Central Coast Rays 30 Tries: Smith … Continue reading

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Australian Rugby Championship 2007 – Round 1

Played under the new ELV (or Experimental Law Variations), the grandest attempt yet at finally giving Australia a national Rugby competition kicked off last weekend, the howls of its detractors no doubt still ringing in its proverbial ears. The teams … Continue reading

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Super 14 2007 – Waratahs vs Crusaders

Crusaders 34 defeated Waratahs 33 At Sydney Football Stadium, March 31st, 2007 A highly enjoyable match this one. The Crusaders went in as unbackable favorites, but a series of spirited fightbacks by the home side (coupled with some poor goal … Continue reading

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Rugby – APC 2006 Final

ACT Brumbies 42 df Queensland Reds 17 at Viking Park, Canberra, ACT I took in this match at a very crowded Viking Park — which wasn’t handling the extra people very well. The Brumbies backline certainly looked slick, with Huxley … Continue reading

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Rugby – APC 2006 – Brumbies vs Waratahs

Rugby – Australian Provincial Championships 2006 – ACT Brumbies 14 df NSW Waratahs 13 at Viking Park, Canberra Friday night saw the Brumbies and Waratahs take to a damp Viking park in front of a small but very vocal crowd. … Continue reading

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Australia vs England

Pretty rubbish game, but still good to get out there. Shame the seating at Stadium Australia is so far from the action, but can’t do much about that.

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