All posts tagged "victor matfield"

  • South Africa
    Wallabies vs Springboks: Tri-Nations first test score & review

    Australia 16 – South Africa 9I’m tempted to say for the review, read the preview. The core of this story was as predicted – a tough battle that was just one too far for the Springboks. But it was detail around margins that was most interesting from a Wallaby perspective. In such...

  • South Africa
    Springbok Team vs Wallabies first test Trinations 2008

    SOUTH Africa have recalled No.8 Pierre Spies, centre Francois Steyn and fullback Conrad Jantjes to the starting line-up for Saturday night’s Tri-Nations rugby Test against Australia in Perth. Spies got the nod ahead of Joe van Niekerk, who played in the previous two Tests against New Zealand, Steyn replaces the injured Adrian...

  • All Blacks
    Chooks own Mongrel-o-meter

    By Chook. I think we need to rate the players that will face off for the Tri...

  • All Blacks
    All Blacks vs Springboks; second test review

    Springboks blow Tri Nations wide openExclusively for G&GR By James Heffield, Betfair journalist The All Blacks lack of depth in crucial positions was exposed by a ruthless South African outfit on Saturday night as the visitors scored a thrilling and historic 30-28 Tri-Nations victory at Carisbrook, Dunedin. In their eighth visit to...

  • World cup first 15

    Here’s Green and Gold Rugby’s Rugby World Cup 2007 select 15. It’s based solely on performance at the cup (that I saw anyway) and I’ve chosen each man purely in his position and not in any combos. You’ll notice for example that it’s missing an out and out goal kicker (nothing new...

  • Rugby
    England vs South Africa: World Cup Final score & review

    One roll of the dice too many South Africa 15 England 6 This was a tough old...

  • South Africa vs Argentina: score & review

    Boks 37 Pumas 13If you look at the scorelines of the last couple of South Africa wins, you figure they’ve had it easy. But that’s not the case. For large parts of this game the Pumas controlled the ball (49% possession and 54% territory) and built some great momentum, to then throw...

  • 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,...

  • Rugby
    Scotland vs South Africa – Result, score & review

    Scotland 3 South Africa 27 Today the Springboks showed both their pedigree and the amount of preparation...

  • Wallabies
    Tri-Nations review: South Africa vs New Zealand

    Springboks 21 – All Blacks 26 Ominous signs from the boys in black In their come from behind win over the Boks yesterday in Durban, the All Blacks showed some frightening glimpses of their potential, with just a few Achilles heels on display.Nine points behind with 15 minutes to play, New Zealand...