Jaco Peyper is not my favourite referee by any stretch of the imagination, but he has me chuckling today.
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
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
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
After a disappointing 2018 season at all levels, we see what many have labelled inevitable. The streamlining of rugby between State and national teams. A similar system to the largely … Continue reading Allegiance; National or Provincial?
Rumours have been circulating since December that Karmichael Hunt would be pulling on the blue jersey for the Waratah’s in 2019. Today these rumours have been confirmed by rugby.com.au in … Continue reading In the Hunt for redemption