All posts tagged "jim williams"

  • Rugby
    A RWC Wallaby Retrospective: 1999 vs 2011!

    Where were we in 98: Looking back to June-ish 1998 and using the IRB Rankings formula, via...

  • Rugby
    2010 Wallabies Are Emerging: The Certainties

    We’re more than halfway through the Super 14 and wouldn’t you love to be a fly on the wall at Wallaby Selectors Robbie Deans, Jim Williams and David Nucifora’s weekly post-match conferences? Just at the moment, everyone’s talking ‘inside backs’ but there’s plenty of talent from 1 – 22 being showcased. After...

  • ACT Brumbies
    Oz Super 14 coaches: a force multiplier?

    In military parlance, a force multiplier is an asset that increases your ability to succeed in the violence of the battlefield. Transposed to rugby it is the people, strategies, innovation and organisation that you can bring to your franchise to enhance success. And one of the major force multipliers in any season...

  • Wallabies
    Wallaby Blind Side Flanker of the Decade

    The Blind Side Flanker position has been an interesting one for Australia, not only over the last...

  • Rugby
    Wallaby Number 8 of the Decade

    Finally! On to the REAL men.  The pigs. The pack. The piano movers. The forwards! Starting at...

  • Rugby
    Video Analysis: Wallabies Lineout v Ireland

    What’s happening with the Wallabies lineout and what can they do to fix it? As I watched...

  • Rugby
    The Wallabies Changes: Robbie Deans explains

    Maestro Deans has made sweeping changes to his team to face the Bokke this Saturday with the biggest changes being Will Genia and David Pocock getting their chance to start this week. After sniping at the heals of Burgo for a few weeks Genia takes over from the wayward incumbent while Bam...

  • 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
    All Blacks vs Wallabies Live Score

    FINAL SCORE 22-16 to the ABs For how it happened

  • All Blacks
    Live score Wallabies vs Italy

    Final Scores Wallabies 31 – Italy 8 New Zealand 22 – France 27!!!

  • Italy
    Wallabies to find their mean streak

    All this week the talk has been about the Wallabies being ruthless and executing their plans against the Italians. There have been times in previous years, particularly in early season games, when the words ruthless and Wallabies could not have been used in the same sentence. Speaking before this week’s test, Matt...

  • Rugby
    Juan for the road – Thursday

    Wallaby training was a real eye opener, Gits and Richard Graham are the toughest men in the set-up, shorts straight off the bus in minus 4 degrees, inspiring stuff. Saw some old bloke sitting under the awning of the Easts’ club house. “Poor bugger” I thought, “He’s been there all night”. It...

  • Rugby
    Juan for the road – Wednesday

    We follow Juan Cote as he lives the Growden dream (no, not that one) and reports from deep within the Wallaby and Italian camps in Canberra. Touched down in Canberra 20 mins ahead of schedule which  meant I could make the 9 am press conference at the Wallaby hotel. Called the media...

  • Rugby
    Vid analysis: the Wallabies point of difference

    The Super 14 foreplay out of the way, it’s time for the start of a new Wallaby...

  • Best ever rugby match?

    While dicking around on the web last night I came across this link to what a lot of people would say is the greatest Tri-Nations test match, if not one of the greatest ever. It was played on 15th July 2000 between the Wallabies and the All Blacks at stadium Australia in...

  • All Blacks
    Wallabies vs All Blacks first TriNations test video highlights

    Here are some good length highlights of yesterday’s magnificent match between Australia and New Zealand at the...

  • Wallabies
    Aussie Robbie ruffles a few feathers

    In the last couple of days there have been the first glimpses of the new Deans regime direction and inevitably noses are already being put out of joint. The first idea – that the Aussie S14 coaches should all play a role in Wallaby selection – seems eminently sensible; who else will...