All posts tagged "rugby world cup"

  • Wallabies
    Australia vs Wales: Wallaby player ratings

    Here’s how I scored the guys from Saturday, let me know what you think… 15 Chris Latham 9/10: The old latho is back – big kicks, high ball takes and solo tries. A little rusty to start but deserved man of the match14 Drew Mitchell 7/10: Should have done better on the...

  • Wallabies
    Wallabies vs Wales: Result and score

    Wales 20 – Australia 32 Today the Wallabies showed far too much class for Wales, but at...

  • Rugby
    South Africa vs England: result, score, review

    Springboks – 36 Arse-clowns (England) – 0 This was a rugby version of a public butt-rape. Today,...

  • Wallabies
    England vs South Africa, Australia vs Wales

    Disaster strikesNews and previews Well, we’re only minutes away from the Boks taking on the poms in the world cup so I thought I’d throw a few words at that before raising a few pieces of news for the Wallabies vs Wales in Cardif tomorrow. While the two match ban of the...

  • Wallabies
    Australia vs Wales – teams and preview

    According to reports, today we discovered the Wallaby team that will take part in the first really competitive match of their world cup, against Wales in Cardiff on Saturday. There are a few well publicised changes through injuries, and then a few on the bench. Shepherdson’s back at the expense of ‘Big’...

  • World Cup weekend round-up

    There are plenty of places where you can get the scoop on what happened over the weekend – Sportsfreak did a great job. So what I’m going to do here is a give a quick spray of the key talking points as I see ’em. France, New Zealand and RispuctFor anyone who’s...

  • Wallabies
    Australia vs Japan: Wallaby player ratings

    This was a slick start from the Wallabies, (which you can read more about here) but how...

  • Wallabies
    Australia vs Japan: Results, review and stats

    Wallabies 91Cherryblossoms 3 As the scoreline suggests, this was your classic World Cup mismatch of the type that Campo has been campaigning against of late. That aside, the Wallabies produced a composed performance, for the most part devoid of the ‘rustiness’ excuse that usually dogs them in world cup pool games, and...

  • France vs Argentina – Score, review & stats

    FOR 3RD PLACE PAYOFF SEE HERE Les Frogs 12Los Pumas 17 From the opening game this world cup is setting itself up as one you’re not going to forget in a hurry. What an upset. What drama. What a classic. We have all been Frenched – just when we thought they’d pulled...

  • 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...

  • Wallabies
    G&G Scoop: Wallaby trigger words revealed

    Following a recent visit to Villers Bretonneux, a French town that the Aussies heroically booted the Hun...

  • 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...

  • Get ready boys; she’s here – by Sportsfreak

    So the tart is back in town. One of the main topics swamping newspapers, internet forums and talkback radio for the last 3 years and 11 months is that the World Cup is ruining the game of rugby. Even Grant Fox, who tends to view rugby as the best run sport ever,...

  • Wallabies
    Australia Word Cup Draw scenarios

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

  • 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...

  • Tales of two very different Wallabies

    There are two very different stories in the press at the moment about two Wallabies. One – David Lyons – is quite literally putting his life on the line for his country. The other – Lote Tuqiri – seems to be spinning headlong into the endgame of his union career. The Lyons...

  • Beer

    With a Rugby World Cup only weeks away, the topic of beer becomes more critical than ever.With regards to getting a decent lager here in the UK, there has been nothing short of a CATASTROPHE in recent weeks. Majestic Wines – the chain of stores that usually stocks VB (the cornerstone of...

  • Rugby
    France vs England Preview & Teams

    Time for the real deal After a season full of B teams and selection trials, tomorrow’s clash...

  • England World Cup 2007 Squad Announced

    Today the poms – under coach Brian Ashton – announced their 30 man squad to go to France. As these guys could well be more than just a big banana skin in the Wallabies’ path at quarter-final time, it’s worth having a squiz at who we could be up against. The forwards...