All posts tagged "gold"

  • Rugby
    Behind the scenes of the “Secret Summit”

    Robbie Deans: Hi lads, thanks so much for coming on such short notice. Chris Hickey: No problems Robbie. Andy Friend: The Brumbies are glad to have the opportunity. John Mitchell: Yes, Robbie, just like old times hey? But seriously, I just want to say what an honour it is for me, I...

  • Humour
    My 50th – Robbie Deans

    When a man turns 50, it is a time of reflection. It’s the sort of thing that gives an individual pause for thought. What is the higher meaning of life? How can the collective group that is mankind profit from one blokes endeavour? If there are no guarantees and nothing lasts forever...

  • Rugby
    Toutai Kefu v. NZL (2001)

    It’s Bledisloe Week, so it’s only natural that our next great Wallaby try to be analysed is...

  • Rugby
    Chris Latham v RSA (2000)

    Finally, we get to our next series of Great Wallaby Try Analysis posts. Appropriately, this week we...

  • All Blacks
    Great Tries – Matthew Burke v. NZL (1996)

    This will be the first in what we hope is a series of posts highlighting some of...

  • British & Irish Lions
    Ask Bakkies: I can’t see straight

    Dear Bakkies, I’m an Irish rugby player recently involved in a nasty incident that took place in an international test match that you might be aware of. Within the first minute of the game, one of your team mates stuck his fingers so far into my eyes that they took his reverse...

  • Wallabies
    Dingo Bingo

    Robbie Deans; international rugby player, father and husband, mega-successful coach, all-round good bloke, and verbal retard. While...

  • Barbarians
    Ask Bakkies – The moral outrage!

    Dear Bakkies, What a month I’ve had! I’m the CEO of the national organisation for a certain...

  • Humour
    My Week* – Robbie Deans

    Friday In the morning some cereal and then back to back squash matches. If a man doesn’t...

  • Humour
    Ask Bakkies; drongo won’t take the hint

    Dear Bakkies, I’m a rugby television producer in the Auckland office of a global satellite network. One of my key responsibilities is the commentator ‘talent’. And that’s my problem. Sure, TJ and Nisbo aren’t exactly rocket scientists, but at least their stupidity isn’t to such a level that it’s caused international incidents....

  • Humour
    My Week – John O’Neill

    Thursday What is it about props and their fucking pay packets? I just finish cleaning up the...

  • Humour
    Ask Bakkies – “I’m sick of making excuses!”

    Welcome to our new regular feature where our guest agony aunt Bakkies “Baby Eater” Botha will apply...

  • Humour
    Ask Bakkies – “They won’t support me”

    Welcome to our new regular feature where our guest agony aunt Bakkies “Baby Eater” Botha will apply...

  • Humour
    My Week – Chris Hickey

    Monday What a bloody weekend! Losing was bad enough, but having that chrome domed kiwi laughing about...

  • Rugby
    The Aussie Rugbysaurus

    It’s just like a thesaurus, but rugby based Hickey (adv) – to be exposed as being strategically inadequate. (synonym; Mooney) “Sheisse. We sure Hickied the Russian campaign” Adolf Hitler in the bunker

  • Wallabies
    David Campese Tribute

    Here’s a tribute to Campo from Rugbydump.com Just watching it stands the hairs on your neck up....

  • Rugby
    Coatsie’s board game guide to the football codes

    By Coatsie In a pub-bound philosophical discussion recently (read piss-up with mates) I made the following formulation as a comparison guide of the football codes. It’s extremely scientific, founded on many years of extensive research as a footyheaded armchair psychologist pouring over reams of literature, and pouring plenty of cold beer down...