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Predictability

Tweet Most international team sports tournaments have a degree of predictability about them. The outsiders very rarely have a day in the sun. And if they do they almost never have two. Four teams have won the Rugby World Cup … Continue reading

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And then there were three…

Tweet So what has the phoney war told us about the World Cup to come. New Zealand are the favourites. The most passionate rugby nation on the planet playing in their own back yard. You have to have good reason … Continue reading

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Away form is the key

Tweet So far in World Cup warm ups,South Africa have failed to win away (in fact their second string was almost embarrassing). Ireland, England, Wales, Argentina and now New Zealand have all failed to achieve anything on the road. Only … Continue reading

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Knock-out rugby

Tweet Following the 6 nations defeat to Italy many doubts arose to the ability of Marc Lievremont to lead the French team to a successful World Cup Campaign! Then after naming his World Cup with 5 long term injuries and … Continue reading

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Now the games come thick and fast

Tweet What a great weekend of International Rugby. The Southern Hemisphere showed the way as always with what I can say was the fastest and strongest game of the year. It was great to see the all blacks playing their … Continue reading

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Self belief for the All Blacks

Tweet Following the second game of three nations there is no doubt that the All Black are magic even if, as we know following last weekend, South Africa are young and lack experience because of their strategy to test new … Continue reading

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South Africa vs Australia

Tweet It was difficult to get up early during my holiday to watch this match, but it was worth it! I had many doubts about Australia following their surprise loss to Samoa, but I have to say I thought they … Continue reading

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SA:Top of the World or Over the Hill

Tweet You might think it was a great thing for S Africa to have 12 of the 15 world cup winners in their provisional squad for the World Cup in September. A squad with over 800 caps has a lot … Continue reading

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