Matt Rowley

  • Wallabies
    Wallabies vs Wales: Result and score

    Wales 20 – Australia 32 Today the Wallabies showed far too much class for Wales, but at...

  • Rugby
    South Africa vs England: result, score, review

    Springboks – 36 Arse-clowns (England) – 0 This was a rugby version of a public butt-rape. Today,...

  • Wallabies
    England vs South Africa, Australia vs Wales

    Disaster strikesNews and previews Well, we’re only minutes away from the Boks taking on the poms in the world cup so I thought I’d throw a few words at that before raising a few pieces of news for the Wallabies vs Wales in Cardif tomorrow. While the two match ban of the...

  • Rugby
    Alternative Rugby Commentary

    WARNING: KIWI RUGBY OPINIONS TO FOLLOW OK, these guys come from the land with no vowels, but...

  • Wallabies
    Australia vs Wales – teams and preview

    According to reports, today we discovered the Wallaby team that will take part in the first really competitive match of their world cup, against Wales in Cardiff on Saturday. There are a few well publicised changes through injuries, and then a few on the bench. Shepherdson’s back at the expense of ‘Big’...

  • World Cup weekend round-up

    There are plenty of places where you can get the scoop on what happened over the weekend – Sportsfreak did a great job. So what I’m going to do here is a give a quick spray of the key talking points as I see ’em. France, New Zealand and RispuctFor anyone who’s...

  • Wallabies
    Australia vs Japan: Wallaby player ratings

    This was a slick start from the Wallabies, (which you can read more about here) but how...

  • Wallabies
    Australia vs Japan: Results, review and stats

    Wallabies 91Cherryblossoms 3 As the scoreline suggests, this was your classic World Cup mismatch of the type that Campo has been campaigning against of late. That aside, the Wallabies produced a composed performance, for the most part devoid of the ‘rustiness’ excuse that usually dogs them in world cup pool games, and...

  • France vs Argentina – Score, review & stats

    FOR 3RD PLACE PAYOFF SEE HERE Les Frogs 12Los Pumas 17 From the opening game this world cup is setting itself up as one you’re not going to forget in a hurry. What an upset. What drama. What a classic. We have all been Frenched – just when we thought they’d pulled...

  • Rugby
    Trans tasman love – G&G reviewed

    While I love conspiracy theories, this looks pretty genuine to me: Aussie Rugby Site Green and gold...

  • Wallabies
    Australia vs Japan – Wallabies team and news

    Knuckles has named his team for Australia’s world cup owner on Saturday, saying that it’s the first...

  • Wallabies
    G&G Scoop: Wallaby trigger words revealed

    Following a recent visit to Villers Bretonneux, a French town that the Aussies heroically booted the Hun...

  • Rugby
    Aussie rugby round up

    It’s the calm before the World Cup storm, but having had a read around there’s a few...

  • All Blacks
    Warm up’s over – who’s where?

    Where do the Rugby World Cup contenders stand with all the warm up games out of the way? You’d have to say that the faces with smiles on them will have a beret above and garlic underneath. The French have dispatched all comers, at home or away, and while doing so still...

  • Get ready boys; she’s here – by Sportsfreak

    So the tart is back in town. One of the main topics swamping newspapers, internet forums and talkback radio for the last 3 years and 11 months is that the World Cup is ruining the game of rugby. Even Grant Fox, who tends to view rugby as the best run sport ever,...

  • Wallabies
    Australia Word Cup Draw scenarios

    For everybody else who couldn’t be arsed to figure out who the Wallabies could end up playing...

  • Wallabies
    Even more mungo madness

    So here’s a headline for Knuckles: Joey Busted for Ecstasy (Daily Telegraph). Seems that league-god Joey Johns got a little too into his London experience when visiting the Church day/nightclub. Sure as hell ain’t going to make it easy for O’Neill to OK more of a role on the Wallaby staff, except...

  • Wallaby coach shortlist – reading the signs

    According to The Daily Telegraph, there’s an official shortlist that’s been drawn up for the role of Head Coach of the Australia Rugby Team. Never mind that at the same time they’re putting ads out for applications – how does this make sense? Anyway, what can we make of the runners and...

  • Beer poll – results & analysis

    So here are the tallies of the responses to the question:What beer’s gonna be on ice at your gaff during RWC’07? Fancy foreign piss 44% Tooheys 16% Other 16% Carlton 11% VB 5% Hahn 5% What does this tell us? Probably not a fucken lot except that the Aussie beer manufacturers want...

  • Wallabies
    Odd odds

    While watching a game over the weekend, the current odds of the teams for the World Cup...