Spring tour started and now we have an idea of where the Southern Hemisphere really are at . Short answer is we have some work to do.
Over the weekend 140 Characters were definitely not enough and one of my favourite South African Tweeps, Dawn Dunn, a rugby fan after my own heart and radio correspondent for East Coast Radio in Durban, echoed some of the heart ache I knew all too well from watching the Wallabies when her beloved Springboks lost to Ireland at the weekend. (DD is well worth following for her analysis as much as her unashamed biased support for her teams of the Sharks and Springboks. Get a keen insight into the emotional roller coaster a genuine rugby fan feels with a World Cup just around the corner … and yes, I am now at peace with 2003).
Continue reading Southern Hemisphere is on Notice
Adam Ashley-Cooper reaching 100 Test caps for the Wallabies deserved far more reflection time after the match than it got and got Zero coverage this week…. so I made this video:
The media storm that arose after Bledisloe 3 saw Adam Ashley-Cooper reaching 100 caps set aside which does not do this justice. Well I think it is time to rectify that and I will give a reason for every 10 caps he has in doing so.
Continue reading How Adam Ashley-Cooper got 100 test caps is unlikely to be repeated
Glen Ella’s Tweet during the Test against Argentina speaks volumes…
While the Wallabies got away with a win on the field, what was happening around the periphery can not be overlooked for the clear signal of a sporting code in dire straits long before this Australian Rugby legend called it on twitter.
Continue reading Glen Ella thinks rugby is in trouble too