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Classic Encounters - Hurricanes snatch dramatic win from the Blues

I'm still baffled at Weepu's decision to kick possession away with an aimless effort with 80 seconds to go! What was he thinking? There was zero chase, and 7 phases later Smith is in for the try. It's decision making like that which ultimately cost the Blues the game, and thus far their season.

2 Years, 6 Months ago

Greg Martin rips into smart Tahs Tom Carter following dramatic Reds win

BANG ON Marto! Carter is a complete ass clown, and very ordinary player - you hit the nail on the head.

2 Years, 7 Months ago

Solly Tyibilika scores on Springbok debut vs Scotland in 2004

Very Sad to hear of Solly's passing. He was a great inspiration and player. Condolences to his family and friends. The rugby world has lost a great member. RIP Solly.

2 Years, 11 Months ago

Delon Armitage suspended for five weeks for two incidents

Both were absolute shockers - well deserving of a lengthy ban. What's the deal with these primadonna's (Fuimaono-Sapolu and now Armitage) trying to be clever/smart on social media? How stupid can they be? It makes me sick to think that these idiots are supposedly 'professionals' - they're an absolute disgrace to sport (not just rugby), and themselves.

2 Years, 11 Months ago

Huge amateur hit from club rugby in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Biggest hit I've ever seen on a rugby pitch...

2 Years, 11 Months ago

The Alternate Plays of the Rugby World Cup 2011

How about worst improv of the year - when Ian Smith insulted Thierry Dusautoir at the RWC Final man of the match presentation by calling him Thierry Henry?!?! Shocker!

2 Years, 11 Months ago

Rugby World Cup 2011 Team of the Tournament

This would be my XV based on flair and heart. Although they might not have been the "stars" of the tournament they certainly impressed me.

1. Rodrigo Ronsero
2. Bismark du Plessis
3. Owen Franks
4. Brad Thorn
5. Victor Matfield
6. Thierry Dusautoir
7. Schalk Burger (although Kleeberger was one of my RWC favourites)
8. Imanol Harinordoquy
9. Francois Hougaard
10. Rhys Priestland
11. George North
12. Jamie Roberts
13. Richard Kahui
14. James O'Connor
15. Paul Williams

2 Years, 11 Months ago

Chris Hala'ufia banned for seven weeks for dangerous tackle on Olly Morgan

I think if I was one of Morgan's teammates, I'd still be hitting that prick. That was BRUTAL... If he'd hit him a few inches higher, say in the temple, Morgan could very well be done.

3 Years, 2 Weeks ago

Rugby World Cup Daily - Semi Finalists confirmed

That's the understatement of a lifetime! Never once did Pocock release the tackled player before he played the ball, not once was he called. Not to mention some questionable scrum calls.

3 Years, 2 Weeks ago

Rugby World Cup Daily - Semi Finalists confirmed

Brilliant day of rugby. It's just sad that Bryce Lawrence had to have such an influence in the QF #3. Not to take away from the Wallaby win, but his lack of calls were a serious blemish on an otherwise fierce contest. The IRB need to do some serious work in that area of the game. I'm not sure how a referee can be appointed after he's admitted to making mistakes in the previous game he controlled when the Wallabies play Ireland. If you don't believe me, google it. After that admission, I don't think there's any way he could possibly have been unbiased.

I was incredibly inspired by the determination, and vigour that the Argies showed today against the ABs. So many great tackles, always willing to run the ball, and a never die attitude - MASSIVE credit to them for showing their class and strength today.

3 Years, 2 Weeks ago

 
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