Favourite Bledisloe moment: Part 1

Toutai Kefu celebrating his 2001 Bledisloe try

With the first match in the 2013 Bledisloe Cup set to kick off on Saturday night in Sydney, I started thinking about what I would consider my favourite Bledisloe moment.  Unfortunately as a Wallabies supporter these moments have been few and far between recently and it meant I had to rewind to more than 10 […]

Crusaders form boy band C-City Brothers

C-CIty_Brothers_Crusaders

Look out One Direction, Boyzone and The Backstreet Boys, the Crusaders are set to take you on all in the name of charity. Andy Ellis, Israel Dagg, Willi Heinz, Telusa Veainu and Robbie Fruean have started a boyband called ‘C-City Brothers’. Their new song, ‘Never Walk Away’ has just been released on iTunes with all […]

Liam Messam

Liam Messam shirtless

Instrumental in the Chiefs victory over the Brumbies on Saturday night, Liam Messam is a deserved winner of our Player of the Week award.  Named man of the match, he scored the try to get the Chiefs back in the match and was devastatingly good throughout the full 80 minutes.       Player Stats […]

Chiefs win back to back Super Rugby titles

Chiefs Super Rugby Championships 2013

The Chiefs have secured back to back Super Rugby titles with a 27-22 win over the Brumbies in Hamilton tonight. After trailing 22-12 with less than 15 minutes to go, they were forced to play catch up rugby and for the second week in a row they timed their run to secure the victory. Both […]

Anthony Fainga’a out for up to 6 months

Faingaa Twins wearing Reds jerseys at Ballymore

Qantas Wallabies and Queensland Reds star Anthony Fainga’a will miss the upcoming Rugby Championship after being told he needs a full shoulder reconstruction. “This is obviously not ideal timing after the honour of being selected for the the Wallabies 2013 Rugby Championship Squad,” Anthony Fainga’a said. “I’ve been carrying this shoulder injury through out the last season […]

Robbie Deans out, Ewen McKenzie in

Ewen McKenzie Wallabies coach

Just days after the devastating 41-16 loss to the British and Irish Lions, it is being reported that Robbie Deans has been sacked by the Australian Rugby Union, with Ewen McKenzie set to be named as his replacement. Reported to have cost the ARU $400,000 (he has been let go 6 months earlier than his […]

The British and Irish Lions win series

British Irish Lions WINNERS

The British and Irish Lions won their first series since 1997 after smashing the Wallabies 41-16 victory in Sydney.  With the series on a knife edge, one team needed to turn on a performance of a lifetime.  The Lions were that team. Man of the Series, Leigh Halfpenny set up two tries and kicked brilliantly […]

Israel Folau

Israel Folau shirtless

Israel Folau answered his critics (myself included) last Saturday night when he put on a blistering performance for the Wallabies against the British and Irish Lions. Scoring two amazing tries in the match, he is deservedly this week’s Player of the Week.     Player Stats DOB: 03/04/1989 Height: 1.95m Position: Fullback/Wing Club: Waratahs National […]

Lions on track after beating Waratahs

Waratahs v British Irish Lions

The British and Irish Lions are on track for a great test series after they convincingly beat the Waratahs 17-47  in front of a packed Allianz Stadium on Saturday night. The Lions scored five tries and enjoyed another awesome night with the boot after fullback Leigh Halfpenny scored 3o points (including two tries), giving the […]

Luke Morahan

Luke Morahan shirtless

Luke Morahan made a lot of people stand up and take notice last Saturday night when he put on a blistering performance for the Reds against the British and Irish Lions.  In what can only be described as one of the best tries of the year so far (see video below), Morahan thoroughly deserves this […]