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  • Olympic Break – Back Soon

    Olympic Break – Back Soon

    Just a friendly note to say we’ll be back online next week, as soon as we’re clear of the Olympics.

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  • NSW Waratahs Season Preview 2012

    NSW Waratahs Season Preview 2012

    INS: Adam Ashley-Cooper, Rocky Elsom, Jono Jenkins, Tevita Metuisela, Sarel Pretorius, Dan Vickerman OUTS: Sosene Anesi, Al Baxter (retired), Kurtley Beale, Luke Burgess, Ryan Cross. Josh Holmes, Cam Jowitt, Locky McCaffrey, Ben Mowen, Pat O’Connor, Phil Waugh (retired) 2011 was a mixed bag of a year for the NSW Waratahs. They scored more tries than any other side in the competition, had the meanest defence and made the finals series for the fifth time in the last seven years – […]

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  • Melbourne Rebels Season Preview 2012

    Melbourne Rebels Season Preview 2012

    By Paul Cook INS: Eddie Aholelei, Paul Alo-Emile, Kurtley Beale, Tom Chamberlain, Mitch Inman, Lloyd Johannson, James King, Isaiah Mosese, James O’Connor, Cadeyrn Neville, Nic Stirzaker OUTS: Peter Betham, Sam Cordingley, JP Du Plessis, Greg Somerville (retired), Hoani MacDonald, Kevin O’Neill, Luke Rooney, Afusipa Taumoepeau The Melbourne Rebels inaugural season was one of early highlights but a sense of overall underachievement across the whole competition. This is perhaps a tad unfair given they won three more games than the Western […]

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  • ACT Brumbies Season Preview 2012

    ACT Brumbies Season Preview 2012

    By Paul Cook INS: Fotu Auelua, Tom Cox, Scott Fardy, Zack Holmes, Tevita Kuridrani, Jesse Mogg, Ben Mowen, Ruaidhri Murphy, Leon Power, Ian Prior, Siliva Siliva, Kimami Sitauti, Joseph Tomane OUTS: Adam Ashley-Cooper, Mitchell Chapman, Mark Chisholm, Huia Edmonds, Rocky Elsom, Frankie Fainifo, Matt Giteau, Stephen Hoiles, Salesi Ma’afu, Patrick Phibbs, Julian Salvi, Tyrone Smith, Josh Valentine, Henry Vanderglas 2011 was a year to forget for the ACT Brumbies and there is only one way they can go in 2012. […]

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  • Western Force Season Preview 2012

    Western Force Season Preview 2012

    By Paul Cook INS: Angus Cottrell, Salesi Ma’afu, Toby Lynn, Locky McCaffrey, Napolioni Nalaga, Jordan Rapana, Ben Seymour, Winston Stanley, Elvis Taoine, Will Tupou, Samu Wara OUTS: Paul Alo-Emile, Mark Bartholomeusz, Matt Dunning, Tim Fairbrother, Tom Hockings, Mitch Inman, Jono Jenkins, Tevita Metuisela, James O’Connor, Willie Ripia, David Smith, Mark Swanepoel We’ve taken a look back in detail at the story of last season but how will 2012 pan out for the Western Force? Head coach Richard Graham is in […]

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  • Western Force Season Review 2011 – Part III

    Western Force Season Review 2011 – Part III

    By Paul Cook with Rory Sidey Our Western Force 2011 review closes with Rory Sidey. After two stints with the Waratahs – either side of a year in Wales – failed to provide regular football, the bustling 6ft 2in centre answered the call of the West at the end of 2010. After an early season suspension, he eventually grabbed his opportunity for a starting spot with both hands, proving his worth by appearing on either wing and in both centre […]

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