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Waratahs are always the bridesmaid and never the bride

In the movie Bridesmaid there’s one great scene (aside from the infamous food poisoning scene) that I love.  It’s where the main character goes back to her mum’s house after trashing her best friend’s bridal shower and announces she’s hit rock bottom. After yesterday’s announcement by Michael Foley that he was leaving Sydney to take … Continue reading

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Are foreign imports the answer for Aussie Super teams?

The doomsayers are having a field day this week. After the Sharks convincingly beat the Reds on the weekend there are no Australian teams in the top four of the Super Rugby competition. Saturday’s result shows Australia doesn’t deserve to be represented next week but it doesn’t mean that the end is nigh for rugby … Continue reading

The Super Finals Review

The Super rugby finals start this weekend and although this has been the season of the upset, we are fearless enough to make a couple of predications. Quade Cooper missing but all is not lost There will be no QC for the Reds against the Sharks. The Queensland pivot has been suspended for one match … Continue reading

Rugby statistics miss the X factor

The Chiefs v Crusaders and Waratahs v Brumbies games on the weekend were like chalk and cheese. One was thrilling, high scoring stuff. The other was out at ANZ stadium and the less said about it the better. Both matches involved teams whose seasons were on the line and while you’d expect dour ‘finals footy’ … Continue reading

Don’t think about the Elephant.

When someone tells you to not think about an elephant, what do you do? Yep, you’re thinking about an elephant right now. Pondering large African land mammals isn’t going to cause any issues, but replace the word ‘elephant’ with ‘finals’ – then things can get interesting. At this time of the Super rugby season every … Continue reading

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  • After losing to SA and Zimbabwe, we are still in the final of the series with SA and Zimbabwe. GO CRICKET 5 hours ago
  • Foley at Ten, Beale on bench for Wallabies v SA 1 day ago
  • What is the most EMBARRASSING sporting moment you can remember? Best answers on #SFclubhouse tonight on @7Mate_TV 11:30 1 day ago
  • Lots of 'OMG how quick is the Auburn Ballboy' tweets.Not enough 'OMG how slow is Melvin Ray' tweets 2 days ago
  • IMHO, the Wests Tigers have well and truly given up. Disunity behind a broken leadership. Long look at captaincy required 3 days ago

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