barbz I woke up at 5am Saturday morning, hoping to see Fiji stick it to the poms. Unfortunately they cocked it up, so I resigned myself to believing that this World Cup might just play out with no surprises. How wrong I was.
The Scrum Half position for Scotland is a hotly contested spot, and this is reflected in their decision to take 3 scrum-halves into the World Cup. Greig Laidlaw is the old-guard, and current captain, followed by, Henry Pyrgos,
barbz The wallabies have opted to take more wingers to the World Cup than hookers and scrum halves combined. Clearly Cheika is having trouble deciding who will start there and I don’t blame him. There are quite a few
Wales won what was a battle of breakdown wit, leaving not much room for flair. Key to Wales’ dominance was the presence of Justin Tipuric. Seemingly all over the pitch, he was constantly creating opportunities, and it was
barbz There was no game for the Wallabies this week so I had to look elsewhere for material to write about. I’ve heard the lamentations of English fans regarding their first half against France in Paris on the weekend and
31 Days. Not long till the World Cup starts, and Steven Hansen has some tough decisions to make at fly-half. Dan Carter’s superb performance in the Bledisloe Decider – his last on New Zealand soil before he heads off to
Sam Burgess – What’s all the Fuss About? Slammin’ Sam. His reputation walks before him and this breakdown should help clear the air and make an informed assessment of his skill set. By winning the NRL in 2014, and the Clive