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Geoff Parkes

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About

Geoff is a Melbourne based sports fanatic and writer, who started contributing to The Roar in 2012, originally under the pen name Allanthus. His first book, A World in Conflict; the Global Battle For Rugby Supremacy was released in Dec 2017 to critical acclaim. For details on the book visit www.geoffparkes.com Meanwhile, his twin goals of achieving a single figure golf handicap and owning a fast racehorse remain tantalisingly out of reach.

Member Since:
 
October 2012
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Melbourne
Favourite Sports:
AFL, Cricket, Cycling, Racing, Rugby,

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The Wrap: Will reversion to 15 teams be enough to revive Super Rugby?

The Wrap: Will reversion to 15 teams be enough to revive Super Rugby?

19 Feb 2018

2017 was a year that, for rugby fans in the southern hemisphere, made Queen Elizabeth’s 1992 ‘Annus Horribilis’ or Barnaby Joyce’s last few months seem like a walk in the park.

The Wrap: Eddie Jones delighted with “proper Test match” win over Wales

The Wrap: Eddie Jones delighted with “proper Test match” win over Wales

12 Feb 2018

The Cheshire cat lurking within Eddie Jones burst into full view immediately after his England side secured a hard-fought 12-6 win over Wales at Twickenham.

The Wrap: Dave Wessels hits the ground running in Melbourne

The Wrap: Dave Wessels hits the ground running in Melbourne

5 Feb 2018

If Australian rugby is in disarray, it seems that nobody told Dave Wessels.

The Wrap: While we were all sleeping…

The Wrap: While we were all sleeping…

29 Jan 2018

With rugby’s global calendar chock full of what the broadcasters like to call ‘content’, what was previously considered the ‘off-season’ is now a nebulous concept for many rugby fans and players.

The Wrap: All 2017’s highlights and lowlights

The Wrap: All 2017's highlights and lowlights

18 Dec 2017

Here’s my list of the mad and the inspired for 2017. What moments stood out for you?

The Wrap: 2017 World XV announced, so who’s in your team?

The Wrap: 2017 World XV announced, so who’s in your team?

11 Dec 2017

With Test rugby now completed for the year and the prevailing mood seemingly endorsing a shift in on-field power to the northern hemisphere, will this change be reflected in The Wrap’s World Test XV for 2017?