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Spiro Zavos

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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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England 37-21 Wallabies: Eddie Jones has last laugh over Michael Cheika

England 37-21 Wallabies: Eddie Jones has last laugh over Michael Cheika

3 days ago

Eddie Jones has won the battle of the clowns over Michael Cheika with England’s emphatic 37 – 21, four tries to two, victory over Australia at Twickenham.

Jones vs Cheika: This time it’s nasty and Jones is to blame

Jones vs Cheika: This time it's nasty and Jones is to blame

1 Dec 2016

The fix is in from the British rugby establishment going into the England vs Australia Test at Twickenham at the weekend.

The Wallabies were beaten by a gutsy Ireland, not by the referee

The Wallabies were beaten by a gutsy Ireland, not by the referee

28 Nov 2016

A win is a win and a loss, unfortunately for a brave, resilient and sometimes inaccurate Wallabies side, is always a loss.

The Wallabies can expect an irate Ireland, on and off the field

The Wallabies can expect an irate Ireland, on and off the field

24 Nov 2016

It is the way teams and supporters accept defeat, rather than victories, that defines them.

Boks loss to Italy should force a Super Rugby format re-think

Boks loss to Italy should force a Super Rugby format re-think

21 Nov 2016

This is the year of upsets, OK? The Chicago Cubs, Ireland defeating New Zealand for the first time and now, the big bang of them all at Stadio Franchi in Florence, when a fired up Italy defeated South Africa 20-18.

Rugby is booming everywhere, except in Australia. Why?

Rugby is booming everywhere, except in Australia. Why?

17 Nov 2016

World Rugby has just finished its third Rugby Conference and Exhibition (ConflEx) in London. The overall theme of the ConflEx, according to World Rugby, the governing body of the game, was that rugby “continues to experience record participation and fan growth.”

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