Wallabies have another hard lesson at the All Blacks Finishing School

Bledisloe Cup 3 Australia vs New Zealand Final Score – NZ 29/Aus 28 Brisbane One thing this match was not was a dead rubber match. Despite the media circus surrounding the Wallaby camp, Australia came into this game guns blazing.  For three quarters of the game they outplayed a competitive but slightly under par AllContinue reading “Wallabies have another hard lesson at the All Blacks Finishing School”

Australia and New Zealand – unfinished business!

Bledisloe Cup 3 Australia vs New Zealand – Brisbane Saturday, October 18 You could be forgiven for thinking that this is potentially a dead rubber match. The Rugby Championship is well and truly dusted with New Zealand deserved champions.  Australia has emerged from the whole process in tatters surrounded by various off field media circuses.Continue reading “Australia and New Zealand – unfinished business!”

Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014 – The final

Although the final of the Women’s Rugby World Cup didn’t quite produce the spectacle and sense of elation from a Canadian perspective that last weekend’s game did, a huge step forward was taken by a very courageous and talented Canadian women’s team at Sunday’s final. England emerged victorious 21-9 and lifted the trophy but CanadaContinue reading “Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014 – The final”

Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014

A HUGE congratulations to Canada’s Women’s Rugby team on beating the French in Paris in front of a very vocal French crowd and qualifying for the final against England on Saturday. The Men’s team should take note. Canada were electric against the French and this is one very talented, highly disciplined and motivated group. EnglandContinue reading “Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014”