All posts tagged "australia"

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Wallabies
    Australia Word Cup Draw scenarios

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

  • 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...

  • Wallabies
    Odd odds

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

  • Rugby
    The Goose Steps in it Again, and this Time he might be spot on – by Coatsie

    Without having another great big pull over hanging out with him and doing more namedropping, when I...

  • Wallabies
    We gonna pop a cap in yo’ ass

    There was an interesting article over at The Australian on the weekend reviewing the number of caps...

  • England vs Wales – analysis for Australia

    So what does this result mean for the Wallabies, who will definitely meet Wales and probably England in the early stages of the World Cup? Unfortunately, despite the scoreline, there’s probably not too much you can take for the Welsh match-up as they were missing at least five big names and will...

  • All Blacks
    Rugby World Cup ’03 Semi-final; Australia vs New Zealand

    Here it is – probably the finest game the Wallabies played until the one against the All...

  • Wallabies
    Wet blanket watch

    Latest Growden grumble: Meanwhile, Camp Wallaby remains unsteady, with several players privately voicing their concerns they will be involved in yet another training camp next week in Brisbane. While the players are happy to be part of a three-day camp in Sydney this week, some have said another camp next week is...

  • Wallabies
    Growden won’t give up

    There’s another article today from Grumpy Greg over at RugbyHeaven – Deans targeted as rift triggers clean-out – that takes his last dodgy piece (see my previous post) and takes it to the next level of anonymous gossip fueled supposition. Wading through all the re-hashed crap based on the off-record say-so of...

  • Wallabies
    Wallaby coach split – I smell hype, again

    So how’s this for timing – the Tri-Nations finishes, there are no games to generate a story until the Rugby World Cup, and bingo, Grumpy Greg Growden reveals his scoop: The Splits in Camp Wallaby. At first you think ‘crap, just what we need going into the 2007 Word Cup’ as you...

  • Wallabies
    New Wallabies jersey for RWC 2007

    Nursedude wrote: Hey Matt, along with the cast of idiots, can you throw in some comments about...

  • Wallabies
    Knuckles’ report card to date

    Saturday’s test result has drawn the full range of emotional responses. For the winners, a palpable relief...

  • Wallabies
    Rugby World Cup 2007: Wallabies squad announced

    The Australian squad to go to France was announced last night. While there weren’t too many howls about players left out, there aren’t many slaps on the back for any visionary selections either. In the backs, Huxley (lucky idiot) and Berrick Barnes made it in.While Barnes hasn’t had a great year for...

  • All Blacks
    Trinations score & stats: New Zealand vs Australia

    All Blacks 26 – Wallabies 12 The all blacks picked up the Tri-Nations and Bledisloe cups today with a good second half performance against Australia. It wasn’t all New Zealand’s way though with Australia unlucky to go in at half time 12-9 down, having had the lion share of possession, territory and...

  • Wallabies
    Boys will be boys, but do they need to be idiots?

    Is Julian Huxley the most unlucky or the most idiotic member of the Wallabies right now? (and that’s saying something with LT around) If you didn’t know, Julian Huxley is out of Saturday’s momentous game, because at a brumbies piss up Gene Fairbanks tackled him, thereby corking his leg. Can you imagine...

  • Wallabies
    Tri-Nations: New Zealand vs Australia, Bledisloe preview

    This weekend effectively sees the grand final of the 2007 tri-nations, with the Wallabies taking on the All Blacks in Auckland. The twists and turns of this year’s competition means the default supposition of only a month ago – that the ABs should stroll this one – is no longer a foregone...

  • Wallabies
    Tri Nations Wallabies vs Springboks Highlights

    Here are the highlights from last weeks game – Australia vs South Africa at Telstra Stadium in...

  • Wallabies
    Tri-Nations Wallabies vs Springboks player ratings

    OVERALL it was an error ridden performance by the Australia against South Africa on Saturday, but here’s how I rated the performances, and what it means for selection going forward. 15. Huxley 5/10 – I keep wanting this guy to have a great game as we can sorely need some of the...