• Season Preview: Force take the Kiwi route

    Oh what a difference a year makes? This time last year we were musing about the arrival of some new blood in Perth to bolster a middling team looking to take that next step up. The ‘Little General’ Andr√© Pretorius had replaced Gits and despite an injury-prone history was considered the sort...

  • Interview & video: James Stannard, 7s specialist?

    In recent years it became the ignored and embarrassing child of Australian rugby union, but the 2009/10...

  • Aussies claim Commonwealth Silver medal

    Australia has gone within a whisker of causing an upset over New Zealand in the Gold medal match at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi. Led superbly by James Stannard, the Aussies led the Gold Medal favorites with 4 minutes remaining until a late surge of Black saw New Zealand overrun the Aussies...

  • Commonwealth Games Rugby 7’s – Australia’s Day 1 review

    The Rugby 7’s at the Commonwealth Games kicked off in Delhi today with round robin action. Here’s a quick review of how our boys went in their pool matches against Uganda, Sri Lanka, and the arch enemy, England. Australia kicked off their campaign under sunny skies and circling bats against Uganda. Looking...

  • Australia Commonwealth Games 7s team announced!

    The Australian Sevens squad to take part in the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi has been named...

  • Video: Aussie 7s team beat NZ in Edinburgh

    Proving the weekend before wasn’t a blip, Australia beat both Fiji in the quarters and then New...

  • Video: Australia wins London Sevens Final

    At long last, here it is – highlights of Australia beating South Africa in the final of the London Sevens at Twickenham last Sunday – you can see my earlier review here. Check out that try saving tackle from James Stannard at 9:21!