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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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The 2016 Super Rugby finals system is designed for an African winner

The 2016 Super Rugby finals system is designed for an African winner

2 days ago

‘Folau! Folau! Israel Folau!’ What a match he played to ignite the NSW Waratahs to a resounding, emphatic, vibrant (pick your enthusiastic adjective) 45-25 victory over the Chiefs at Allianz Stadium on Saturday night.

Bill Beaumont wins World Rugby’s game of thrones

Bill Beaumont wins World Rugby's game of thrones

23 May 2016

On May 11 around 3 o’clock (AES time) World Rugby sent out a media release with the headline ‘Bill Beaumont elected next World Rugby Chairman’.

Were the All Blacks poisoned?

Were the All Blacks poisoned?

17 May 2016

In this exclusive piece from Watching the World Cup in 2007, Spiro looks at one of rugby’s greatest mysteries. Were the All Blacks, in fact, poisoned before the 1995 tournament decider against South Africa?

Can the Waratahs beat the Brumbies to the finals with bonus points?

Can the Waratahs beat the Brumbies to the finals with bonus points?

16 May 2016

It was only a matter of seconds after the final whistle blew on the thrilling Highlanders – Crusaders match that my telephone rang.

SPIRO: Why not appoint Mark Ella as the Wallabies’ attack coach?

SPIRO: Why not appoint Mark Ella as the Wallabies' attack coach?

9 May 2016

Eddie Jones is not as stupid as he sounds. Proof? He has just appointed Glen Ella as England’s skills coach, responsible for developing England’s attacking play.

Michael Cheika attacks “the Wallabies are doomed” media calls

Michael Cheika attacks "the Wallabies are doomed" media calls

2 May 2016

As a rampant number 8 Michael Cheika never took a backward step. He has carried this aggression into every aspect of his coaching.

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