I am a freelance journalist who was born in NZ and raised in Northern Ireland but spent most of my working life in Australia. Former Sun-Herald sports editor, rugby tragic and current Roar and RugbyHeaven contributor. Lucky to be able to write about a subject I love.
- Member Since:
- February 2012
- Based In:
- Favourite Sporting Team:
- The Crusaders
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24 Jan 2013
There are few better places to start looking for a side’s prospects in 2013 than reviews of their play last year. Another look at the tapes can challenge prejudices the viewer might nurture – or confirm opinions already held.
16 Jan 2013
In the first round of Super Rugby in 2001 – the most recent British and Irish Lions tour year – the three Australian provinces taking part in the then Super 12 all recorded victories ranging from handy to handsome against New Zealand opposition.
9 Jan 2013
Blessed is the turn of the year. With it comes the promise of fresh starts and renewal: clean pages for all after a largely disappointing year for Australian rugby in 2012.
20 Dec 2012
Throw out the question “what makes the world’s best side” and a heap of answers might come back your way.
13 Dec 2012
It might have slipped through the cracks but there was a telling remark about Israel Folau last week from a purely rugby perspective.
6 Dec 2012
It is a slightly cheeky exercise but add together the two standout performances from the Spring tours and you end up with a total of Northern Hemisphere heavyweights 71, Southern Hemisphere 24.