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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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Rugby’s ban on head-high tackles will benefit smaller players

Rugby's ban on head-high tackles will benefit smaller players

6 days ago

Years ago, make that decades ago, our law professor Geoffrey Palmer told the class that “the avenues of torts are never closed”.

Sun Tzu would salute Trevor Hohns as the great helmsman of selectors

Sun Tzu would salute Trevor Hohns as the great helmsman of selectors

9 Jan 2017

The battle is won, the ancient Chinese military theorist Sun Tzu propounded, before it is fought.

Steve Smith is the 21st century edition of a fearless Victor Trumper

Steve Smith is the 21st century edition of a fearless Victor Trumper

2 Jan 2017

“I tell you the greatest cricketer of them all was Trumpeter!”

Heads up for rugby’s ‘head is a no-go area’ policy

Heads up for rugby's 'head is a no-go area' policy

19 Dec 2016

World Rugby’s announcement that the head will be a “no-go area” is one of the most important changes to the game in the last 50 years.

The Wallabies need to change for 2017, but don’t hold your breath

The Wallabies need to change for 2017, but don't hold your breath

12 Dec 2016

Sometime soon, probably this week, the chief executive of the ARU Bill Pulver will conduct a one-on-one meeting with Wallabies coach Michael Cheika.

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

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

5 Dec 2016

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.

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