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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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Larkham’s ‘we were robbed’ call insults Aussie referee Angus Gardner

Larkham's 'we were robbed' call insults Aussie referee Angus Gardner

5 days ago

Let me state this as politely as I can. Stephen Larkham’s denunciation of Australian referee Angus Gardner is a disgrace.

Have the Lions handed the Super Rugby title to the New Zealand teams?

Have the Lions handed the Super Rugby title to the New Zealand teams?

18 Jul 2016

After a pulsating final round of the 2016 Super Rugby tournament, the quarter-final play-offs are finally known.

Memo to ARU: Stop the rot at the Force and move them to western Sydney

Memo to ARU: Stop the rot at the Force and move them to western Sydney

14 Jul 2016

A few weeks ago, Dane Haylett-Petty, the Western Force star player and first-time Wallaby in 2016, urinated in the hallway of the Southern Sun Bloemfontein Hotel. In another incident at the hotel, Pek Cowan, another Wallaby and Force veteran, drove the team bus without permission.

The worst Aussie Super Rugby round ever!

The worst Aussie Super Rugby round ever!

11 Jul 2016

It’s official. Last weekend’s round has produced the most losses, five, the Australian Super Rugby franchises have ever inflicted on their supporters and themselves in a single round.

Brumbies and Waratahs are still in the Super Rugby finals race. Great!

Brumbies and Waratahs are still in the Super Rugby finals race. Great!

4 Jul 2016

Ah, now where are we in the 2016 Super Rugby finals race after we were so rudely (especially for the Wallabies!) interrupted with the June Tests?

Is the northern hemisphere reclaiming rugby superiority?

Is the northern hemisphere reclaiming rugby superiority?

30 Jun 2016

Last weekend, England defeated the Wallabies 44-40, Ireland narrowly lost to South Africa 13-19, and the All Blacks thrashed Wales 46-6.

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