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Rugby Australia needs to treat its case of learned helplessness

Rugby Australia needs to treat its case of learned helplessness

12 May 2018

In psychology, learned helplessness is a depressive mental state in which an organism forced to bear aversive stimuli, or stimuli that are painful or otherwise unpleasant, becomes unable or unwilling to avoid subsequent encounters with said stimuli.

Why aren’t we talking about Quade Cooper?

Why aren't we talking about Quade Cooper?

9 May 2018

Can there be anything more curious than paying $650,000 per annum to a fit, 30-year-old, Super Rugby and Rugby Championship winning flyhalf – with 70 Test caps and 129 Super Rugby matches under his belt – to play club rugby in Brisbane?

How does Australia find a world-class No.8?

How does Australia find a world-class No.8?

20 Apr 2018

Finding 110-120kg athletes who have superb balance and eye-to-hand coordination, are nearly two metres tall, can run explosively over 20-40 metres, and who have the physicality and mental attitude required for collision sports is a difficult task.

Five big questions Rugby Australia must ask Michael Cheika

Five big questions Rugby Australia must ask Michael Cheika

13 Apr 2018

With the June Tests coming up sooner than we realise, and the World Cup just around the corner next year, here are five questsions Rugby Australia should be asking Wallabies coach Michael Cheika.

Which teams have the halves to win the next Rugby World Cup?

Which teams have the halves to win the next Rugby World Cup?

23 Mar 2018

As of March 23, it is D-Day minus 545 until the 2019 Rugby World Cup. 18 months out is too short a timeframe in a Rugby World Cup cycle to completely reinvent a team, but it is long enough to tinker and make adjustments.

Where has the support gone in Australian rugby?

Where has the support gone in Australian rugby?

10 Mar 2018

Support play in Australian rugby at the elite level is about as rare as a politician’s convictions.