At Thixes and Thevens: Australia vs New Zealand

Last Week’s Legacy

If we were to draw conclusions from the quarter finals, its that “out-and-out groundhogs” playing at seven proved hugely important in getting the right result. This was due in part to the interpretation of the referees and in particular the games on the bottom half of the draw. Continue reading

Match Review: Australia 32 – 6 Italy

Five Italians in his wake, hot-tempered larrikin James O'Connor gets over for a try. Bonzer.

Australia filleted the Italians with a second-half display of accuracy and precision that’d impress surgeons and intimidate future opponents. Continue reading