Clyde Rathbone Columnist

Clyde Rathbone

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About

Member Since:
February 2012
Based In:
Canberra
Favourite Sporting Team:
Mighty Ducks
Favourite Sports:
Rugby,

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RATHBONE: Mowen’s departure may just be the beginning

RATHBONE: Mowen's departure may just be the beginning

22 Mar 2014

From the evolution of life itself to the survival of businesses, competition plays a crucial role in forcing adaptation. When resources are limited, those who fail to adapt or whose change is too slow are soon trampled by groups able to quickly transform themselves. Sport in Australia is an ultra competitive marketplace. Given our relatively […]

The Brumbies must harness their mental toughness to achieve success

The Brumbies must harness their mental toughness to achieve success

10 Mar 2014

The Brumbies have undergone an unprecedented amount of change leading into 2014. The changes include a new coaching structure, a new HQ, a host of new players and (soon) a new CEO. All of which preceded Ben Mowen’s decision to end his Brumbies career later this year. We’ve already had the disappointment of getting belted […]

RATHBONE: My take on Jake’s resignation

RATHBONE: My take on Jake's resignation

27 Sep 2013

“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” ― Ernest Hemingway Hemingway’s quote can be interpreted many ways, but to me it represents that the best writing, and in fact the best anything, is that which is founded on the truth. Yesterday I jogged through a beautiful […]

RATHBONE: Review of concussion protocols no brainer

RATHBONE: Review of concussion protocols no brainer

16 Jul 2013

Make no mistake about it – the Lions series was great! Rugby really was the winner, unless rugby is the nickname for George Smiths brain. Four days after my ‘head injury’ column, George delighted us all with one of the great noggin’ smashing moments in living memory! Look, I love a good brain injury as […]

RATHBONE: Head injuries are rugby’s greatest threat

RATHBONE: Head injuries are rugby's greatest threat

2 Jul 2013

There are some questions that professional sportspeople get asked often during the course of their careers. Many of these questions are mind-numbingly stupid. We might get asked “which of your possessions most accurately defines you” or “Beyonce or Lady Gaga?” Another familiar line of questioning runs as follows: “Will you encourage your children to follow […]

RATH: Wallabies set to tame kings of the jungle

RATH: Wallabies set to tame kings of the jungle

22 Jun 2013

The lion is the unchallenged ‘king of the jungle’ – the most ferocious and powerful apex predator on the planet. Horses, on the other hand, are nice to sit on top of and British people like to make hamburgers out of them. Trust me – this is science. Usually when a horse decides to take […]

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