Clyde Rathbone Columnist

Clyde Rathbone

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About

26 caps for the Wallabies and stints with the Sharks and Brumbies in Super Rugby. Clyde is a Co-founder of Karma (https://karma.wiki/app/start/landing), a platform for writing and receiving open letters.

Member Since:
 
February 2012
Based In:
 
Canberra
Favourite Sports:
Rugby,

Latest Articles

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Why Super Rugby must go back to the future

Why Super Rugby must go back to the future

21 Mar 2017

As the first rumblings of a looming Super Rugby restructure emerged, it became increasingly clear that professional rugby had entered a new and especially perilous phase.

A tribute to my mate Vicks

A tribute to my mate Vicks

20 Feb 2017

I’d just arrived in Australia when I first met Dan Vickerman at a coffee shop in Canberra. It is no stretch to say that our meeting changed the course of my life.

RATH: “Who’s the best player you played with?”

RATH: "Who’s the best player you played with?"

19 May 2015

I imagine it’s the type of question ex athletes get asked a lot. I’m not sure why it seems to come up so often but I suspect it’s related to the tendency we have to admire rare qualities in others.

Waratah week brings out the irrational hatred in all of us

Waratah week brings out the irrational hatred in all of us

1 May 2015

While it may be true that everyone loves a hero, there is little doubt that villains are usually much more interesting. And every great villain needs a bizarrely ambitious diabolical scheme.

RATHBONE: Refs, rattling bones and the riddle of the Rugby Man

RATHBONE: Refs, rattling bones and the riddle of the Rugby Man

10 Apr 2015

A few weeks ago a pleasant stroll through the farmers’ market was interrupted by a Rugby Man.

RATHBONE: Pocock should shut up and play

RATHBONE: Pocock should shut up and play

24 Mar 2015

Seriously, what is wrong with these social justice warriors! It’s as though they can’t resist the impulse to stick their noses where they don’t belong.