Andrew Roar Pro

Andrew

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Brisbanite living in London. Football, Rugby, Cricket, Tennis, daylight, the rest.

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June 2017
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Sam Warburton: Captain, leader, legend

Sam Warburton: Captain, leader, legend

5 days ago

It is apt that the final, enduring image of Sam Warburton’s brilliant career was that of himself and Kieran Read, smilingly as the lifted the trophy together in the pouring Auckland rain, after last year’s epic Lions-All Blacks series.

It might be coming home

It might be coming home

6 Jul 2018

An Australian supporting England in most sporting endeavours is akin to high treason – an act so reprehensible, deplorable and unconscionable that the revoking of citizenships and forced registration on a public list would be fully justified.

In defence of Ned, the scapegoat for our frustrations

In defence of Ned, the scapegoat for our frustrations

1 Jun 2018

Utter the name Ned Hanigan in the company of Australian rugby fans and instantly the mood shifts, with music screeching to a halt, birds fleeing their nests and otherwise well-adjusted people whipping themselves in to an irascible rage.

France continues to oscillate wildly

France continues to oscillate wildly

10 Mar 2018

Stop me if you think you’ve heard this one before, but French rugby is still ill with under-performing players, disciplinary issues off the field and an administrative structure as sturdy as a soggy pain au chocolat.

Scotland walking the 500 miles to respectability

Scotland walking the 500 miles to respectability

23 Feb 2018

Scotland is a land of stunning natural beauty, indecipherable accents, some of the best sporting and live music crowds in the world, out of control binge-drinkers, funny bastards, serial rugby under-achievement, and of course, deep fried mars bars.

England vs Wales is poetry in motion

England vs Wales is poetry in motion

9 Feb 2018

The historical enmity between Wales and England has been shaped by centuries of cultural, political, economic, and most importantly, rugby union-based mistrust and conflict, rendering the Australia versus New Zealand rivalry a primary school sandpit fight in comparison.