All posts tagged "sonny-bill williams"

  • Queensland Reds
    Super Rugby Preview: Reds v Blues

    Super Rugby is back. Whether you like it or night. Personally I am reinvigorated for rugby after...

  • All Blacks
    Crotty classy, but SBW and ALB the two to take to the bank

    Six months through 2017, and we’re around the halfway mark of the World Cup cycle. Some countries...

  • Rugby
    Sydney 7s: Where? Allianz Stadium. Wear? ‘Go Global’

    There are big things happening in the world of Rugby 7s at the moment, and Australia is jumping on the opportunity with the fans sure to benefit. Bigger picture, Rugby 7s will make its Olympic debut in August 2016 in the biggest party town of all – Rio. The Olympic recognition of...

  • Podcast
    Rugby Podcast Episode 166: Super Rugby 2015 Season Preview

    In the words of that great New England metal band, Staind, “It’s been a while….” Not since...

  • Wallabies
    Wallabies – It’s Time For A Fightback! Part 6

    In the final part of my series analysing the Wallabies I’m going to look at the Wallabies’...

  • Rugby
    THINK TANK: Australian Rugby – The Ex-Pat Sport?

    “Aussie” Mike Harris became an Australian hero with his kick that won the 2nd Test against Wales...

  • Rugby
    Super Rugby Final: Reds v. Crusaders Review

    When the two finalists of the 2011 Super Rugby tournament ran onto the field last night the only people confidently picking a favourite were the bookies. And the bookies were the only people to be wrong. This was a game that wasn’t decided until the final whistle blew, and even then it...

  • Queensland Reds
    Who’ll Be Smiling After Saturday Night?

    The bookies think it’ll be the team in Red… sorry, Grey! I feel most people think the Crusaders are the favourites, and most Aussies hope it’s the Reds but suspect it might be the Crusaders. Before the semi-finals I was asked for my predictions – I went with the Reds over the...

  • Queensland Reds
    Reds v. Crusaders Threat Analysis

    As we head towards what I think will be the game of the season to date I...

  • All Blacks
    Video: P. Divvy takes down SBW

    Is Crusaders star Sonny Bill Williams a one-trick pony about to be found out? That’s what Springbok coach Peter de Villiers seems to think. His diss in  a nutshell: “He’s doing everything wrong what rugby principles require of you in the game.” The original video that went with this story was taken...

  • Rugby
    Analysis: How do you beat the Crusaders?

    They’ve been slowed a little lately by a host of injuries, but the Crusaders are surely once again the team all Super Rugby coaches, players and supporters have sleepless nights over. Add that the perennial championship contenders constitute, both in terms of personnel and playing style, the core of the All Black...

  • All Blacks
    All Blacks Named – Lance Free rejoices. SBW-free

    The All Black selectors have resisted the temptation of selecting their latest rugby ‘it man’, Sonny Bill-Williams...

  • Rugby
    Lotegate: Tell us what’s going on Lote?

    Day Two and still waiting: it’s been a good 48 hours since we learned that the Dark...

  • Barbarians
    Video: SBW vs the Wallabies

    Following all the media hype, I was shocked to see that there was anyone else other than Sonny Boy Williams playing for the Baabaas on Saturday. Anyway, I managed to edit most of those other guys out and here’s the result: How’d he do? Along with the rest of the BaaBaas,

  • 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.

  • Barbarians
    The BaaBaa’s Unplugged

    Some interesting facts about the Baa-Baa’s squad to play the Wallabies tomorrow. 1 – Clarke Dermody (New...

  • 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...

  • Barbarians
    BaaBaas team

    As a nice touch Phil Waugh has been announced as captain of the Barbarians. There’s a head...

  • NSW Waratahs
    The prodigal son returns

    Fresh from helping Leinster to its Heiny Cup victory on the weekend, ARU media has announced that...

  • Rugby
    The Leaguies take Paris! Video highlights

      I’ve been following the French Top 14 rugby this season because, let’s face it, its far...