Andrew Roar Rookie

Andrew

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Brisbanite living in London. Football, Rugby, Cricket, Tennis, daylight, the rest.

Member Since:
 
June 2017
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Cricket, Football, Rugby,

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Beguiling Bledisloe, please save us

Beguiling Bledisloe, please save us

2 days ago

The Bledisloe Cup remains one of the jewels in the crown of the international rugby calendar – up there with the World Cup, Lions tours, the final day of the Six Nations, and watching the Brisbane club rugby grand final from the hill at Ballymore.

Touch, pause, don’t engage: How the old rugby world is hurting the game

Touch, pause, don't engage: How the old rugby world is hurting the game

9 Aug 2017

1995. It was the year Will Carling infamously and accurately described the RFU general committee as ’57-year-old farts’, and 22 years on his comments seem eerily prescient of the plaid and staid attitude rugby administration continues to exhibit towards non-traditional countries and regions.

An open love letter to football and Aston Villa

An open love letter to football and Aston Villa

4 Aug 2017

August in this part of the world (the UK) means only two things – the sun is shining and the football season is beginning. The sun and football also happen to be two of my favourite things on earth, so it’s good times all around at present.

Don’t turn your back on the Wolfpack

Don't turn your back on the Wolfpack

1 Aug 2017

The idea of a rugby league team based in Canada, playing in the third tier of the UK game and with ambitions to play in Super League in two years’ time is enterprising, absurd and seemingly non-sensical.

Canberra remains a key cog in Australian rugby

Canberra remains a key cog in Australian rugby

19 Jul 2017

The stereotypical image of Canberra tends to skew towards the grey, bleak, cold, parliamentary, judicious and officious – the missionary position of Australian cities if you like.

Why I’ll be cheering for the Lions this weekend

Why I'll be cheering for the Lions this weekend

29 Jun 2017

Outside of the World Cup, British and Irish Lions tours are insurmountable in their ability to showcase all that is great about rugby, both on the field and off.