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British & Irish Lions squad announcement - Sam Warburton named as captain

Thanks Gatland, you just made our job a little easier! Pretty underwhelmed by the squad selections. Come on Aussies!!

3 Years, 4 Weeks ago

Midweek Madness - Ben John scores a bizarre Ospreys try

Agree, didn't think you could take a quick throw from behind your goal line...

3 Years, 1 Month ago

The Force upset the Crusaders with big defence amidst crowd control problems

Typical bloody Kiwis!! :)

3 Years, 1 Month ago

Saracens through to Heineken Cup semi final as 'Ash Splash' returns

Can't wait for the idiot to drop one of those as he goes over the line

3 Years, 1 Month ago

Wesley Fofana finishes off great Clermont team try vs Exeter

Now THAT is rugby! The try had it all...

3 Years, 4 Months ago

LEGO Highlights of the 2012 Autumn Internationals

Love it! Reminiscent of the Eddie Izzard "Death Star Canteen" LEGO skit:

Definitely showing the Canterbury bias there - where was Beale's try in the 79th minute to crush Welsh hearts everywhere??

3 Years, 5 Months ago

Kurtley Beale late try snatches win for Wallabies over Wales

Ha I agree about the whinging as Sharpe took the kick, recall he said something about it being "disrespectful" and that's why the Welsh crowd were booing it - what a load of bollocks, let the lad have a kick in his last game! You could also hear his disappointment as Beale ran to the corner for the try...

3 Years, 5 Months ago

Kurtley Beale late try snatches win for Wallabies over Wales

Yup I do realise Davies wasn't commentating in those highlights, I heard him spouting off his usual one-eyed drivel after the match and that's what prompted me to make my original comment. Every time I DO hear him commentate I think the exact same thing.

My point isn't that bias is a bad thing, I'm fine with it as long as it's not concealed as objective/"neutral" commentary. I'm with you on the Aussie commentators, it's entertainment rather than commentary and they don't try to hide their biases but play to them. You can kind of tell Davies is trying to be neutral wrt Wales, but he simply can't carry it off convincingly. I'd put Stuart Barnes in the same bucket for England, however he's just a stupid oaf.

3 Years, 5 Months ago

Kurtley Beale late try snatches win for Wallabies over Wales

These highlights don't seem to be very balanced as the Wallabies had a few line breaks throughout the game that showed as much promise as Wales, but they didn't seem to merit making the highlight reel. To me a draw would have felt like a fair result to the game, as both teams were equally average for most of it. However the Wallabies looked pretty good in the last ~3 minutes when they had their backs to the wall and started playing a more expansive running game, and they were rewarded for having a go with the try to win it. Once again they did just enough to get over the finish line, and that looks promising to build from next year.

By the way Jonathan Davies has to be one of the worst commentators out there, if he's going to be so biased towards Wales then I wish he wouldn't pretend to be objective.

3 Years, 5 Months ago

Wales score bizarre try with thirteen man lineout against the All Blacks

Were they taking the piss? What a joke if that's the only way you can score a try vs. the All Blacks... Kind of telling about the state of Welsh rugby right now.

3 Years, 6 Months ago