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Nicholas Bishop

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Is there a limit to ‘total rugby’?

Is there a limit to 'total rugby'?

5 days ago

Total football. It was the mantra that took over the soccer world in 1974, and has dominated both the thinking, and most of the success in the game in Europe, ever since.

Is there a way out of the Quade-less quandary at flyhalf?

Is there a way out of the Quade-less quandary at flyhalf?

8 Nov 2017

The worst can happen. The All Blacks won their first World Cup in 24 years when forced to promote their fifth-choice outside half in the second half of the final. Dan Carter, Colin Slade, Aaron Cruden and emergency number ten Piri Weepu had all gone down injured and Stephen Donald was all that was left.

Michael Cheika’s education as a coach on full display in Brisbane

Michael Cheika's education as a coach on full display in Brisbane

1 Nov 2017

One of Sir Graham Henry’s greatest regrets as a coach was the halftime speech he delivered to the British and Irish Lions in the second Test of the 2001 series against the Wallabies.

Bledisloe 3: Are we there yet?

Bledisloe 3: Are we there yet?

25 Oct 2017

On July 5, 1975, one day after the celebration of American Independence Day, Arthur Ashe became the first Afro-American athlete to win the Wimbledon Men’s Singles title.

Jack Dempsey: Test-match heavyweight, or just a pumped-up middleweight?

Jack Dempsey: Test-match heavyweight, or just a pumped-up middleweight?

18 Oct 2017

Jack Dempsey was the ‘stage name’ of one of the most charismatic and memorable heavyweight boxing champions of the 20th century.

Can Mick Byrne and Brad Thorn kick-start the Wallabies?

Can Mick Byrne and Brad Thorn kick-start the Wallabies?

11 Oct 2017

I will always remember the look on Martin Johnson’s face. It was the press conference after England’s ignominious exit from the 2011 World Cup.