First time ever; Six Nations and Tri Nations being played simultaneously

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The Six Nations and the Tri Nations are being played simultaneously for the first time ever, due to the adaptation to scheduling which rugby has made for Covid-19. Less a coincidence than a rare event that is unlikely to reoccur. With the 2021 Six Nations scheduled for its more regular window of February and March […] READ MORE


Qantas has killed Rugby Australia, or has it?

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Earlier this week, Qantas announced they would stop as sponsor of the Wallabies. It ends a partnership of 30 years. Financially, it could be the deathblow for struggling Rugby Australia. In other ways, it might just be their saviour too. The financial shortfall could not come at a worse time. The union was in trouble […] READ MORE


Unpredictable Cheika to shape Qantas Wallabies RWC goals

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The ‘unpredictable’ Michael Cheika is again, the head coach who has been charged to shape the Qantas wallabies RWC goals, ahead of the 2019 tournament. At the Qantas sponsored event held in and beside a huge Boeing jetliner, the team’s announcement was well-staged to showcase the potential of the Wallabies. A team he has directed […] READ MORE


AB’s must ‘Roll the Dice’ in Bledisloe Cup decider

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After a hefty defeat at the hands of the Wallabies in Perth, the All Blacks have decided to ‘Roll the Dice’ in team selections for their home test in Auckland on August 17. The crucial Bledisloe Cup decider will have so much more riding on it, considering Rugby World Cup form, rankings and self-confidence levels. […] READ MORE


Rugby Championship 2019 Game Drawn: All Blacks vs Springboks

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A tense Rugby Championship 2019 game in Wellington New Zealand produced a draw between the All Blacks and Springboks. The quality was a little questionable, but the intensity was incredible. New Zealand 16 South Africa 16 Scores: New Zealand – Try: Jack Goodhue Conversion: Beauden Barrett Penalties: Barrett and Richie Mo’unga 2. South Africa – Try: Herschel Jantjies; Conversion: Handre Pollard; Penalties: Pollard 3 […] READ MORE


Australian Wallabies team selected for South Africa TRC fixture

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With everything riding on the success or failure of the 2019 Australian Wallabies team results leading up to the Rugby World Cup, much of that depends on the opening South Africa Rugby Championship (TRC) fixture. The old cliche is that ‘a team is only as good as its last outing’ means that the Australian Wallabies […] READ MORE


Qantas Wallabies name side to play All Blacks and 2018 European Tour

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The Qantas Wallabies have named their side to face the All Blacks in the third Bledisloe Cup match, next Saturday in Japan. The named squad will then go on their 2018 European Tour, where they play four further matches, before the end of Australia’s season. It will not be one to be overly-delighted with, however, […] READ MORE