Harry Jones Roar Guru

Harry Jones

Roar Guru

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"Never confuse motion with action."

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August 2013
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Can this Springbok squad save Coetzee’s job?

Can this Springbok squad save Coetzee's job?

4 days ago

Allister Coetzee has been told he must win the French Test series, or he will get the sack. But this is Africa, so that may or may not be true.

‘You are the best in the world’ and other lies coaches told me

'You are the best in the world' and other lies coaches told me

10 May 2017

The first time I faced Pacific Island opposition on the rugby pitch, I was aware of a certain size differential.

The good life of Rugby Tragic

The good life of Rugby Tragic

4 May 2017

While a hundred young lads bitch and moan about the format of Super Rugby, a Roar stalwart with a dodgy hip and a zest for life, eats and drinks it all up and begs for more.

A day of French rugby

A day of French rugby

5 Apr 2017

I happened to be in the South of France last weekend, where generosity provided my colleagues and I a set of tickets to the European Rugby Champions Cup quarter-final knockout match, in Clermont.

Nostalgia will not save us from northern aggression

Nostalgia will not save us from northern aggression

22 Mar 2017

Not a decade passes between nostalgic politicians telling us how great they can make us, again. They ride in on horses, and leave in hearses, like the rest of us.

The beauty and destruction of a dominant tackle

The beauty and destruction of a dominant tackle

17 Mar 2017

Not all tackles are equal. There’s the ankle tap that seems to require several strides before it takes effect, the ‘hold on to Julian Savea for dear life by an appendage until help arrives’ tackle.