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Bring back the Ancient Greek Games cycle

Bring back the Ancient Greek Games cycle

18 Aug 2016

The Olympic games is a peculiar phenomenon. For two weeks every four years a huge array of sporting disciplines flit across and hold the public imagination, only to disappear entirely from view again.

Cheika’s eccentric selections lead to loss

Cheika's eccentric selections lead to loss

12 Jun 2016

Anyone who saw the Waratahs versus Chiefs match recently would have been surprised by the sheer force of what was described as the Palu/Skelton/Tatafu Polota-Nau axis. It is a series of three cannonballs rolling into the vaunted opposition in attack and defence, and providing an excellent platform in the scrum.

After 2019, SBW should move into the forwards

After 2019, SBW should move into the forwards

9 Jun 2016

Sonny Bill Williams is in a curious position. Despite numerous caps for the All Blacks and years in the NRL, he is still not considered a great player in either code.

Australia and South Africa need New Zealand’s draft system

Australia and South Africa need New Zealand's draft system

4 Apr 2016

One of the curiosities of sports organisations is the inability to see how a successful model works, and then reproduce its best features.

European thieves North American rugby from SANZAAR

European thieves North American rugby from SANZAAR

21 Mar 2016

There is an event that transpired over the past weeks that should have filled the powers of SANZAAR not so much with mild tremors of disquiet, but abject horror.

How Super Rugby can send the 15-man code global

How Super Rugby can send the 15-man code global

15 Mar 2016

In order to survive against the invasive attentions of European and Japanese rugby, not to mention the NRL, AFL and football, rugby needs to expand its global presence and move into new territories.

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