Jaco Peyper is not my favourite referee by any stretch of the imagination, but he has me chuckling today.
After a horror 24 months, Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has made clear his intentions.
It only takes one to make a difference…
The Waratah’s season for 2019 is over. Well really it’s been over for months. No heart, no idea and not even enough smarts to punch someone whilst the ref’s not … Continue reading Boring, Flat and One-Dimensional
What does your view on the RWC2019 Wallabies Jersey reveal about your heart?
Rugby Australia and NSW Rugby Union have declared an intention to terminate Israel Folau’s contract unless any mitigating circumstances are presented. They have not been able to make contact with … Continue reading Intention to Terminate
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
Being a Waratah’s fan is hard work. We have more than a few fair weather supporters, but we don’t have a lot of fair weather to report. In a game … Continue reading Snatching Defeat from the Jaws of Victory
The opening match of the Super Rugby season was a great hit out between the Highlanders and Chiefs. Apart from establishing the All Blacks as World Cup contenders, we saw … Continue reading The Commentators Curse – Lack of Law Knowledge
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