I dreamt of a career in rugby, now I’m just holding on as a fan

Kurtley Beale Wallabies v France.jpg

Dear ARU, I tried to write this a few weeks ago but decided I was too emotional to make a reasoned statement. Now, with the inclusion of Kurtley Beale in the end of year tour and his playing off the bench in the test against Ireland, I can no longer just let the world go […]

I’m done with Australian Rugby

Call of the Wallaby episode 2

Dear Australian Rugby I first fell in love with you in 1991. I was having a hard time at boarding school when I first heard about these two kids who had gone to a boarding school nearby who were playing for the Wallabies against New Zealand. I started to pay more attention when my best […]

Elite sportsmen in Australia and community standards: will the two ever meet?

Kurtley Beale heading into Tribual

Yesterday evening saw what would appear to be the end of the Kurtley Beale texting and plane argument scandal.  For those who missed it Beale was charged with two serious breaches of the ARU Code of Conduct related to the sending of two offensive whatsapp messages about a female staffer of the Australian Rugby Union […]

Pink Rugby TV – Ewen McKenzie and the ARU

Pink Rugby TV Episode 1

Welcome to the first edition of Pink Rugby TV.  In this episode, we discuss Ewen McKenzie’s resignation from the Wallabies and what’s happening in Australian Rugby.  Special thanks to Steph Batt and Mindy Pawsey for joining me on the first episode of hopefully many more to come.    

The Call of the Wallaby (Episode 5)

Call of the Wallaby Ep 5

Here is episode 5 of  Fox Sports ‘The Call of the Wallaby’ for your viewing pleasure.        

The Call of the Wallaby (Episode 4)

Izzy Folau - Wallabies

Here episode 4 of  Fox Sports ‘The Call of the Wallaby’ for your viewing pleasure.            

The Call of the Wallaby (Episode 3)

1999 Wallabies celebrate their RWC win

Here is the third episode of  Fox Sports ‘The Call of the Wallaby’ for your viewing pleasure.        

The Call of the Wallaby (Episode 2)

Call of the Wallaby episode 2

Here is the second episode of  Fox Sports ‘The Call of the Wallaby’ for your viewing pleasure.        

The Call of the Wallaby (Episode 1)

The Call of the Wallaby (Episode 1)

For all the fans out there who don’t subscribe to Fox Sports (for whatever reason), the first episode of ‘The Call of the Wallaby’ is now available for your viewing pleasure below.  The series follows Fox Sports’ Sean Maloney and Andrew Swain as they discover what it means to be a Wallabies supporter.   Great work on […]

McKenzie gets it right again

Ewen McKenzie - Wallabies Coach

Ewen McKenzie has named the Australian team for the first test against France at Lang Park this Saturday night. The team is: Israel Folau, Adam Ashley-Cooper, Tevita Kuridrani, Matt Toomua, Nick Cummins, Bernard Foley, Nic White; Wycliff Palu, Michael Hooper, Scott Fardy, Sam Carter, Rob Simmons, Sekope Kepu, Stephen Moore (c), James Slipper. Res: Tatafu […]