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  • Scrum’s the Word – Tatafu Polota-Nau on the Wallaby Front Line

    By Paul Cook “The good thing about sport is that you have to expect the unexpected, just because you’re going well in one area, it can always come back to haunt you.” Tatafu Polota-Nau Unfortunately for Australia, this turned out to be a rather prosaic statement about the Wallaby scrum from the Waratah hooker when I caught up with him a couple of days before the recent Bledisloe Cup clash in Hong Kong. He felt that a pack which started […]

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  • Déjà Vu – Twickenham Test Shapes Up as Perth Revisited

    By Paul Cook June 2010 – England and Australia head to Perth to renew age old rivalries and the build-up to the game centres around the expected dominance of England’s monster pack as they face up to an injury hit Wallaby front row loaded with novices. On the flip side, there is much talk of how England can possibly cope with an Australian backline chock full of pace, power and flair. The predictions prove accurate as England destroy their opponents […]

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  • Rocky speaks to Inside Rugby

    BIG Wallabies backrower Rocky Elsom has always done things his way. Whether it be preparing for a game or even making sure he is the last man to run out on to the field ‘The Rock’ has danced to the beat of his own drum! So it wasn’t surprising that he headed to Ireland at the end of last year’s Tri Nations for a stint of Northern Hemisphere Rugby with Leinster. Sure the money was good but it wasn’t all […]

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  • Wallabies looking just fine thank you

    There’s a bit of doom and gloom out there about Australian rugby after some disappointing results and performances in recent weeks by the Super 14 teams. Some bloggers and experts have claimed that the future looks dire, especially for the Wallabies. I could not disagree more. When you take the best attributes from Queensland, NSW, WA, and the ACT you come up with a 15 that will beat the All Blacks and South Africa this year. Robbie Deans will have […]

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  • Ella Sevens – behind the scenes with Djuro Sen

    My mother grew up at Toomelah, an Aboriginal mission on the NSW-Queensland border. Here rugby league ruled. So when I came along a few years later and we were living in Tamworth … it was the game I followed and that was the same for pretty much everyone else who had any Indigenous blood in them. But at some point in my teenage years I fell in love with Rugby and never looked back. Not only did the game provide […]

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  • First show tomorrow

    We were almost ready to post the opening show of RuggaMatrix but hit a little technical snag. All going well Episode 001 will be live around 1200 Thursday, Sydney time. In the meantime don’t forget to visit our Subscribe page so you find out the minute we publish. Cheers Djuro

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