What’s the go with all these Red Cards? Has World Rugby gone mad?
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What does your view on the RWC2019 Wallabies Jersey reveal about your heart?
Unquestionably Israel Folau has a passion for both the God of the bible and Rugby Union. These two passions we share, however where we differ is nuance and methods of … Continue reading The problem with Israel
A game of rugby can be an absolute thing of beauty, but it can also be a real dogs breakfast. The sheer complexity of the laws when combined with an … Continue reading Checklist for failure
Dangerous tackles deserve tough sanctions in my opinion (discussed here) but the discussion surrounding the red carding of Sio Tomkinson of the Highlanders (the video can be found here) is … Continue reading Your Opinion does not Dictate Reality
With rugby season just around the corner, pre season paining training (for us referees) has just begun. Judging by my general lack of fitness, I should have started months ago. … Continue reading Pre-season Paining
Concussion is serious business. The Australian Sports commission says; “There is growing concern in Australia and internationally about the incidence of sport-related concussion and potential health ramifications for athletes.” This … Continue reading When Trying to Help Actually Hurts
I have 3 wonderful daughters, and a child in utero. The due date has passed, so they are on borrowed time. They will grace us with their presence naturally, or, … Continue reading The worship of self, and the altar of self-determinism.
As a long suffering Wallabies supporter (who started watching after we won the ’91 and ’99 Rugby World cups) I’ve known nothing but sustained mediocrity. We have won a few … Continue reading The Cup of Eternal Glory
Just over 12 months ago I left the rugby heartland of NSW to move to South Australia. Previously the sport section of the nightly news featured any number of Rugby … Continue reading A small fish in a big pond
One definition of ‘reveree’ describes pretty much every blog I’ve ever read. A loose or irregular train of thought occurring in musing or mediation; deep musing; daydream Whilst this will … Continue reading What’s a Reveree?