Survive the hit

Rugby is the greatest sport in the world for two key reasons. Contest and continuity. There is no other sport in which the ball is contestable at every phase of play. There is no other sport in which you could theoretically play forever. But the best element of our sport is by far the tackleContinue reading “Survive the hit”

The World in Union?

Once again the Rugby World Cup is upon us. With great rugby comes an amazing soundtrack. The World in Union was first recorded for the 1991 Rugby World Cup by Dame Kiri Te Kanawa. This Song is represents everything that is good about our beloved sport; unity, diversity, collaboration, shared vision and purpose. The beautyContinue reading “The World in Union?”

The Cup of Eternal Glory

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 games here and there. But consistency is nowhere to be seen. We are the new Scotland! However thanks to Scott Johnson, even they look consistentlyContinue reading “The Cup of Eternal Glory”