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After 18 years of professionalism, are clubs more powerful than country?

After 18 years of professionalism, are clubs more powerful than country?

4 days ago

Rugby union is still seen as being in an early stage of professionalism. It has only been 18 years since the first fully professional rugby union contracts were signed. Since then, the rugby landscape has changed significantly. Where in the amateur era foreigners moved to adopted countries mostly due to job opportunities and naturalised themselves […]

Australia's report card from the Pumas Test

16 Sep 2014

When you blog a game of rugby it is hard to make assessments during the match as you barely have time to think. Between a slow internet connection, the comment block being at the bottom of the page and jumping around while you are trying to set up for the next comment, it’s hard to […]

[VIDEO] Wallabies vs Argentina: 2014 Rugby Championship highlights, scores, blog

[VIDEO] Wallabies vs Argentina: 2014 Rugby Championship highlights, scores, blog

13 Sep 2014

The Wallabies will be looking to make it two wins from two starts when they host Argentina at Skilled Park on the Gold Coast on Saturday night. Join The Roar for live scores and updates from 8:00pm (AEST). The two most improved sides of the 2014 campaign will meet each other for the 5th time […]

Springbok rugby: the 100 year old Elephant in the room

Springbok rugby: the 100 year old Elephant in the room

9 Sep 2014

There is a reason why I frequent overseas rugby websites and forums, and it is rather straight forward, it provides fresh and objective analysis and opinion on South African rugby. Admittedly, it may not always seem to be objective, but rather critical and biased. But it does serve the purpose of reading opinions outside the […]

Heyneke, we will never win if we play like that

Heyneke, we will never win if we play like that

7 Sep 2014

Firstly, thanks George Clancy, you’re off my Christmas list along with Romain Poite and Bryce Lawrence. There is no one as blind as those who do not want to see and nobody as dense as those who cannot think. Now for Heyneke Meyer’s Springboks. Heyneke I am giving you my notice. You are falling into […]

Wallabies versus Springboks: Power versus guile

Wallabies versus Springboks: Power versus guile

5 Sep 2014

It’s Thursday morning on the Highveld in South Africa and it’s not exactly spring yet. Sure there are blue skies about, but the sun is yet to warm the crust of the Highveld to an extent where the winter’s hold is broken. I am sitting in my office (at home) and I am struggling to […]

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