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The Outsider

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The Outsider was, in a previous life, an Insider with connections to the Australian Rugby Union. Shhh, no names! But we will give you one clue; he once wrote under the pseudonym 'The Insider'. We hope you enjoy the unique insights you'll be reading in this column.

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January 2013
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THE OUTSIDER: The first annual ‘Meats’

THE OUTSIDER: The first annual ‘Meats’

3 Dec 2014

Phew! It’s finally over. All 10 months of it.

THE OUTSIDER: My 10-point plan to save rugby from destruction

THE OUTSIDER: My 10-point plan to save rugby from destruction

28 Nov 2014

“It became necessary to destroy the town to save it!” The memorable quote, from an unnamed major in the US marines, referred to the destruction of the south Vietnamese city of Bến Tre on 7 February 1968.

THE OUTSIDER: Five things we didn’t want to know about the Wallabies

THE OUTSIDER: Five things we didn't want to know about the Wallabies

19 Nov 2014

Pioneered by that redoubtable source of analysis Paul Cully, the nomination of five key points to summarise a previous weekend’s activity has become a popular vehicle of late, as a means of all-encompassing analytical summary.

THE OUTSIDER: The French connection

THE OUTSIDER: The French connection

13 Nov 2014

After an encouraging Test performance first up against Wales, the focus now switches to Paris as the Wallabies look to add to the momentum against an unpredictable and currently under-performing France.

THE OUTSIDER: Cheika’s not the Messiah

THE OUTSIDER: Cheika's not the Messiah

7 Nov 2014

Anybody who has seen the excellent football film The Damned United will know the story. Brian Clough was the new ‘Messiah’.

THE OUTSIDER: Will the Son shine second time around?

THE OUTSIDER: Will the Son shine second time around?

31 Oct 2014

Former All Blacks coach Laurie Mains thinks he’s a mercenary. To most of the Australian news media, he’s a walking headline.

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