patrick

  • Melbourne Rebels
    Rebels ‘go heroic’ over Canes

    For the first few minutes of the Rebels–Hurricanes game on Friday night, I thought the Rebels were looking quite good: more composed than in past weeks, holding onto the ball, cleaning out well, scrumming strongly.  I could overlook the first Hurricanes try because it just seemed like a double dose of bad...

  • British & Irish Lions
    New Rugby columnist debuts on G&GR!

    G&GR is proud to bring you the Aussie Stevie view of the player’s performance over the TriNations. Thanks to magic Stevie powers, we can do this in advance, actual viewing not required. A quick intro for those who have not yet had the privilege of reading the insights of Aussie Stevie’s dad,...

  • Wales
    Wales vs Wallabies Player Ratings

    By Patrick Here are my thoughts on the Australia (& Wales!) player ratings from the test in Cardiff on Saturday. Probably not what you saw since I am being purely subjective but love to know where we differ! Rating scale at bottom.