All posts tagged "richard brown"

  • South Africa
    VIDEO: Giteau escapes citation

    There’s been a lot of opinion from both sides of the Indian about Matt Giteau’s hit on...

  • South Africa
    Live Score: Boks vs Wallabies Newlands

    Boks vs Wallabies at Newlands (08/09/2009)     Close   12:40 Moses:  Evening All,Welcome to the green and gold coverage of the Wallabies taking on the Boks from Newlands. 12:41 Moses:  Horwill’s had a stomach bug, apparently is OK to start the game. Waugh was there to back up replace Kev 12:42 Moses:  “We’ll...

  • South Africa
    Wallabies team for Newlands

    No shockers for the run on team this Saturday. The slight eyebrow raise comes from the bench where we go back to a 4-3 split. The gnarly Phil Waugh makes way for Marcia Hynes. Captions for shmoo opposite? Team below.

  • All Blacks
    Analysis & video: What really lost Eden Park?

    There are a number of proposed reasons going around for why Australia, having started so promisingly, lost in Auckland. The Wallabies no doubt created the lions share of attacking opportunities, yet consistently failed to convert pressure to points. Seeking clarity, I’ve gone back through the tape minute by minute, identifying those key...

  • Rugby
    Barnes says Tah Tah to the Reds

    It has all but been confirmed. Queensland Red and Wallaby inside back, Berrick Barnes will join the NSW Waratahs in2010. Reports today are indicating that Barnes has informed the QRU of his decision and his formal signing with the NSWRU is imminent. This is a dire day for Queensland Rugby.  My feelings...

  • All Blacks
    Seducing Miss Eden Park: 1st Test Preview

    For a Wallaby supporter this is a vicious tease of a match. Standing defiantly is the wily 23 year old Eden Park minx, and laid out like a string of Bacardi Breezers before her is the key to melting this ice maidens defences. It’s only fitting that the French and Italians –...

  • Rugby
    The Team: a closer look at who’s NOT there.

    When reviewing the Wallaby team named today to take on the All Blacks this weekend at Eden...

  • Rugby
    Wallabies for Bledisloe 1

    Wycliffe Palu makes his return to the national team, whilst Reds scrumhalf, Will Genia, is in line to make his test debut as the Wallabies take on the All Blacks this Saturday at Eden Park (5.35pm Australian Eastern Standard Time). Coach Robbie Deans has named his strongest test team of the season,...

  • Wallabies
    3N Squad announced: Sanchez not so dirty

    The Wallabies squad to take out the 2009 Tri-Nations was announced today. It’s largely the same as...

  • Rugby
    Wallabies vs France player ratings

    1. Benn Robinson 8 – Fat Cat was outstanding last night.The scrum was solid and his work...

  • France
    Dicking around over: team vs France

    Adam Ashley-Cooper puts JO’C on the bench and Shmoo Mitchell’s back for Hynes in a pretty logical starting 15. The openside division of the team remains strong though with Waugh and Pocock making the bench. Oh, and still no LT or Tim Tam. For full team

  • Italy
    Wallabies vs Italy preview

    Obviously, after last week’s test, both Robbie Deans and Nick Mallet came to a gentlemen’s agreement that both would field their second XV’s for this week’s tests. The Italians have made plenty of changes to their team which makes them even harder to comment on, such is the unknown nature of the...

  • Italy
    Player ratings & stats: 1st Italy test

    Here’s my bash at the player ratings from Australia vs Italy in frozen Canberra on the weekend....

  • Italy
    Italy vs Wallabies; first test preview

    Guess what – Craig Gower’s back in town to play against the Wallabies! And oh yeah – there are some other Italian blokes with him as well… While that’s been Aussie media spin on the Italian selection (how are we going to get bums on seats when there aren’t any ex-mungos in...

  • Italy
    Wallaby team vs Italy; first test

    Dingo’s still not dicking around, putting out a full-strength Wallaby side for this test in Canberra. The one unforced change being Rabbit O’Connor coming in for AAC who slides to the bench. AntipoDeans was obviously as impressed as everyone else. The forced change is Mumm in for the injured Hodgson, and Noodles...

  • Barbarians
    Wallabies vs Baa-Baas player ratings

    1. Benn (two n’s) Robinson 7 – Didn’t show any of the flashy stuff he produced in...

  • Barbarians
    Wallabies vs BaaBaas Live Score

    Final Score: Wallabies 55 – Barbarians 7 Qantas Wallabies 55 (James Horwill, Matt Giteau, Drew Mitchell 2, Stephen Moore, Ben Alexander, David Pocock, James O’Connor tries; Giteau penalty, 3 conversions; Stirling Mortlock 2 conversions) defeated Barbarians 7 (Iain Balshaw try; Luke McAlister conversion) at the Sydney Football Stadium. Crowd: 39, 688.

  • Rugby
    Deans makes a couple of Coopers

    AntipoDeans has gone for a pretty much full strength side to take on the Baabaas in Sydney...

  • Queensland Reds
    QRU – the time is now!!

    My esteemed colleague/fellow Blogger/GAGR Rugby Correspondent, Juan Cote, has called for the ARU to lend a bit more a hand to the Reds in getting them back on top of their game in Please ARU – help the Reds help themselves!!. I’m going to be a little more dramatic. It is time...

  • ACT Brumbies
    So who missed out? The Stats.

    While it is hard to argue with the majority of the Wallaby selections announced today, there are a few players that could feel a bit unlucky. The selection of Matt Hodgson in front of Ben Mowen and Mitchell Chapman was a bit of a surprise as was the inclusion of Quade Cooper...