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Spiro Zavos

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About

Spiro Zavos, a founding writer on <em>The Roar</em>, was long time editorial writer on the <em>Sydney Morning Herald</em>, 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’s Wallabies are finally taking a winning shape

Michael Cheika's Wallabies are finally taking a winning shape

2 days ago

I am writing this in Barcelona. Well, someone has to have a holiday there.

Winning Wallabies sink Graham Henry’s “worst ever” attack

Winning Wallabies sink Graham Henry's "worst ever" attack

19 Sep 2016

Here is Sir Graham Henry, arguably the best rugby coach in professional era, before last weekend’s Rugby Championship Tests: “It’s a concern. We haven’t played South Africa yet, but they got beaten by Australia and they are woeful.

Smile coach Cheika, the Wallabies actually beat the Springboks!

Smile coach Cheika, the Wallabies actually beat the Springboks!

12 Sep 2016

At 10.05 on Saturday night, Glen Ella put out this tweet: “Well done can we see Michael smile?”

A well-selected and well-coached Wallabies side will beat the Springboks

A well-selected and well-coached Wallabies side will beat the Springboks

5 Sep 2016

The historian Bernard Lewis argued that there were two ways to respond when things go terribly wrong. The first way is to ask: “Who did this to us?” And the second way is to ask: “What did we do wrong?”

ARU alert: Has Michael Cheika gone rogue?

ARU alert: Has Michael Cheika gone rogue?

29 Aug 2016

The ARU has a major problem confronting it. The embattled Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has gone rogue.

Has New Zealand been playing silly buggers with the ARU?

Has New Zealand been playing silly buggers with the ARU?

23 Aug 2016

The best journalist I worked with on the Sydney Morning Herald was Evan Whitton, a master of investigative reporting and the creator of a rugby column full of wit, great writing, keen observation and a healthy disregard for the authorities which I was fortunate enough to inherit.

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