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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.

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SPIRO: Watch out Wallabies, Fiji and England, here come Wales!

SPIRO: Watch out Wallabies, Fiji and England, here come Wales!

2 days ago

Late on Sunday afternoon, I received this email from a knowledgeable English rugby friend: “Wales looked good yesterday with a new strong front row going strongly. The whole XV looked pretty fit (not always the case!). Star man was reserve flanker [Justin] Tipuric. Perhaps Wales will play two 7s against the Wallabies.”

SPIRO: The power of 31 for the Wallabies, Springboks and All Blacks

SPIRO: The power of 31 for the Wallabies, Springboks and All Blacks

4 days ago

The problem for selectors picking their squad to win Rugby World Cup 2015 is rather like trying to solve rubik’s cube, in the dark.

SPIRO: England’s Twickers stink travels across to France

SPIRO: England's Twickers stink travels across to France

26 Aug 2015

Sir Clive Woodward calls the Twickenham crowd “England’s 16th player”. One of the reasons, up until now, that many of the experts are predicting an England triumph in the 2015 Rugby World Cup is because Twickenham is a fortress for the home side.

SPIRO: Let the 2015 RWC mind games begin!

SPIRO: Let the 2015 RWC mind games begin!

24 Aug 2015

The mind games for 2015 Rugby World Cup have began with England criticising Michael Cheika’s decision to take only two hookers to England.

SPIRO: The mighty All Blacks thump the Cheika-mated Wallabies

SPIRO: The mighty All Blacks thump the Cheika-mated Wallabies

17 Aug 2015

“We can be Heroes, just for one day…” David Bowie’s anthem, it seems to me, is true of life and rugby Tests.

SPIRO: All Blacks and Boks are facing their RWC moment of truth

SPIRO: All Blacks and Boks are facing their RWC moment of truth

14 Aug 2015

A week is a long time in rugby. Just ask the All Blacks and the Springboks.

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