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Spiro Zavos

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About

Spiro Zavos, a founding writer on The Roar, was long time editorial writer on the Sydney Morning Herald, where he started a rugby column that has run for nearly 30 years. Spiro has written 12 books: fiction, biography, politics and histories of Australian, New Zealand, British and South African rugby. He is regarded as one of the foremost writers on rugby throughout the world. Find him on Google+.

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Michael Cheika was wrong to defend Israel Folau’s hair-pulling tackle

Michael Cheika was wrong to defend Israel Folau's hair-pulling tackle

2 Oct 2017

Why did Michael Cheika lose his cool at the media conference after the Wallabies pulled off a 27–27 draw against the Springboks at Bloemfontein by claiming that Israel Folau did not pull Dillyn Leyds to the ground by his hair?

Is there light at the end of the tunnel for Cheika’s Wallabies at last?

Is there light at the end of the tunnel for Cheika's Wallabies at last?

18 Sep 2017

At half-time in the Australia 45–Argentina 20 Test at Canberra, my guess is that every rugby writer covering the game was preparing, mentally at least, to start raising the issue of whether Michael Cheika should take the Wallabies through to the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.

As more details emerge, Twiggy’s Indo Pacific Rugby Championship should be supported

As more details emerge, Twiggy's Indo Pacific Rugby Championship should be supported

13 Sep 2017

Andrew Forrest has announced his plan for the much-hyped Indo-Pacific Rugby Championship, and things are looking promising.

Why are the Wallabies a team that can’t finish?

Why are the Wallabies a team that can't finish?

11 Sep 2017

As I walked into my local Centennial Park Deli, I heard Tony behind the counter tell a good old boy customer: “The trouble with the Wallabies is that they’re a team that can’t finish.”

Andrew Forrest should drop his court action and rebuild rugby in WA

Andrew Forrest should drop his court action and rebuild rugby in WA

5 Sep 2017

It’s time now for Andrew Forrest to back off with his campaign to smash the ARU over its decision to axe the Western Force from the 2018 Super Rugby tournament.

Saturday’s Aussie winner was Sydney club rugby, not the Wallabies

Saturday's Aussie winner was Sydney club rugby, not the Wallabies

28 Aug 2017

Memo to Michael Cheika: Here is the truth about the outcome of the epic Bledisloe Cup Test at Dunedin won sensationally by the All Blacks 35–29.