There have only been 27 Grand Slam tours of the UK and Ireland since the first in 1905-06, the Wallabies, All Blacks and Springboks each embarking on nine of the tours in their respective histories.
In the first nine games of this campaign, Wallaby half Nick Phipps was a regular pain in the butt, playing traffic cop organising his backline with the ball at his feet, delivering passes all over the shop, and chirping the referee.
Michael Cheika’s Russian roulette selections for tonight’s Wallaby clash with the All Blacks has made it nigh on impossible to break the 30-year drought at Eden Park.
Wallaby coach Michael Cheika has delayed naming his squad for the big clash with the All Blacks until the day before the game.
England Test captain Alastair Cook returned to Bangladesh yesterday after the birth of his second daughter. Now it’s full steam ahead as Cook attempts to rewrite the Test cricket record books.
When rugby turned pro in 1995, the International Rugby Board, the code’s governing body, had no idea how to react.