All posts tagged "youtube"

  • Wallabies
    Video Analysis: Burgess vs Genia at Eden Park

    If “it was Al’s fault” is a default mantra at scrum time, then “Burgess can’t pass” is another. Since his first games for the Wallabies last year, criticism of his delivery has been intense, and often used as a key reason when the backline doesn’t fire. Detractors, however, had few others to...

  • 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
    2009 G&GR Wallaby Player of the Year: v All Blacks

    New Zealand 22 (Richie McCaw try; Stephen Donald conv, 5 pg) defeated Australia 16 (Berrick Barnes try; Matt Giteau conv, 3 pg) In his 100th test for the Wallabies George Smith was unable to see his team over the line for victory, but he scored some consolation in being named Wallaby Player...

  • Rugby
    Video: George Smith the Centurion

    Here’s some footage from the best 7 ever to grace the game in his 100th test. For...

  • All Blacks
    Video spotlight: Joubert at Eden Park

    There’s been more than enough talk about it, so I’ve thrown a few video clips together (and...

  • ACT Brumbies
    Video & review: Bloodied, but bowed?

    It’s taken 24 hours, a bucket of booze, and a re-watch of yesterday’s test match to get me far enough past the disappointment to write this post. The reason why the disappointment was not just a sting, but rather a deep, jagged stabbing somewhere between the heart and the spinal chord, was...

  • Wallabies
    Video: Wallabies domestic season tries 2009

    Here are a few highlights to help get you revved up for the big game tomorrow. It’s...

  • All Blacks
    Great Tries – Matthew Burke v. NZL (1996)

    This will be the first in what we hope is a series of posts highlighting some of...

  • British & Irish Lions
    Red hot Lions finally defeat South Africa

    British & Irish Lions 28 South Africa 9 Justice 4 all was done in last night’s Springbok v British and Irish Lions test match. It may not have been a classic confrontation like last week’s blockbuster at Loftus but it was another torrid encounter which the Lions won, inflicting a serious defeat...

  • British & Irish Lions
    Ask Bakkies: I can’t see straight

    Dear Bakkies, I’m an Irish rugby player recently involved in a nasty incident that took place in an international test match that you might be aware of. Within the first minute of the game, one of your team mates stuck his fingers so far into my eyes that they took his reverse...

  • France
    Vid analysis: Driving me rucking crazy

    Adjudicating the match between the Wallabies and France last Saturday was a random penalty generator, otherwise known...

  • Rugby
    Leagies showing their Stupidity?

    A friend (not Andy) was telling me about this (NRL) Footy Show segment. In it El Masri (who has recently announced his retirement, probably because of this GAGR Exposé ) kicks a regulation (NRL, coke zero) ball inflated with helium over soccer goals from a supposed 100 metres distance....

  • France
    Video analysis: Aussie scrum vs France

    We sure do take our scrummaging seriously these days, so when a few calls went against the...

  • France
    Alt video highlights: Wallabies vs France

    The more I watched it the more I realised the Wallabies simply didn’t let the French play....

  • British & Irish Lions
    Springboks defeat Lions in paarl of a match

    South Africa 28 – British & Irish Lions 25 What an absolute pearler, best game I’ve seen...

  • Italy
    Alternative highlights: second Eyetie test

    Here they are, our best highlights to date

  • All Blacks
    Videos: Aus vs Italy & NZ vs France

    All Blacks game below

  • British & Irish Lions
    Video & review: The Beast monsters the Lions

    South Africa 26 – British & Irish Lions 21 This is a game that had it all:...

  • Wallabies
    Dingo Bingo

    Robbie Deans; international rugby player, father and husband, mega-successful coach, all-round good bloke, and verbal retard. While...