Super Rugby Predictions 2011: Rd 3

Tahs v Crusaders

Wow what a Super busy week it has been so far.  With the sacking of Andy Friend at the Brumbies and rumours circulating it was due to player power, I am really happy now just to get back to the actual game.  I am thankful that at least we don’t have the same issues as […]

Super Rugby Review 2011: Rd 2

Super Rugby

Is it really only the second week of Super Rugby??  Wow, how amazing is this year going to be for rugby if things continue in this manner?? This weekend has been yet another great round of rugby with huge upsets, near misses and potential World Cup ruining injuries. The Sharks tamed the Blues, the Lions […]

Super Rugby Predictions 2011: Rd 2

Super Rugby Scrum

SANZAR CEO Greg Peters made the announcement today that this week’s round of Super Rugby will be dedicated to Christchurch.  This is one of the reasons why I love rugby!  During the Qld Floods, the Reds were the first professional team to get out and help the community and now all three SANZAR countries unite […]

Super Rugby Review: Rd 1

Rebels scrum

Wow what an absolute cracker the first round of Super rugby turned out to be.  It was full of unbelievable results and twists and turns that I for one never predicted. The Highlanders stunned the Hurricanes, the Blues fought back to beat the Crusaders and the Reds limped to victory in the dying moments. Since […]

OZ Super Rugby Wallpapers

Reds Wallpaper

Thanks to the most fabulous designer on twitter @auspanda we now have some amazing wallpapers available for the devoted Aussie Super Rugby fan to download.  Simply click on the poster and save the image or you can right-click on your desired poster, choose “Save Link As…” to save the document to your computer.     […]

Super Rugby Predictions 2011: Rd 1

Super Rugby Scrum

With only hours left until Super Rugby kicks off for 2011 (yay excited much!!), I have put together my predictions for the first round.  Please feel free to argue if you disagree with what I am saying, I do look forward to some good banter! Hurricanes v Highlanders – Westpac Stadium, Wellington Clashes between these […]

McCaw to miss 6 weeks

Richie McCaw at press conference

All Blacks and Crusaders captain Richie McCaw will miss up to six weeks of the Super 15 rugby season after sustaining a stress fracture of his right foot last week. After visiting a foot and ankle surgeon in Christchurch today, the openside flanker has been booked into surgery to insert a small screw into the […]

Say it aint so Quade

Quade Quade Cooper linked again with Rugby League

Rumours are once again flying that Quade Cooper will jump codes from union to league after it was revealed today that the flyhalf has spoken with the Brisbane consortium supporting the proposed new Brisbane NRL team. This coupled with the rumour several days ago that he may switch to Khoder Nasser, agent of Anthony Mundine, […]

Sonny Bill Williams

Sonny Bill Williams shirtless

Our second choice for Player of the Week is Sonny Bill Williams.  He’s been in the news this weekend thanks to his boxing fight so we couldn’t resist adding him to our list of faves! Player Stats D.O.B:  August 3, 1985 Height:  1.91m Nickname:  SBW, Superman Position:  Inside Centre Super Rugby Team:  Crusaders National Team:  […]

St George Reds – A class act!

Reds get out and help during QLD Flood

The Queensland Reds announced today that St George Bank are stepping up from their existing sponsorship deal to become the Principal Naming Rights Sponsor of the club. It’s big news for the team but it has made me think about the lack of reaction to these and other rugby stories from the Australian media. When […]