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RWC Final review

October 27, 2011 Leave a comment

Looking back at previous RWC finals, there have generally been only a few points in it and only a few tries scored, and this one was no different.  I’m sure many supporters were optimistic of a convincing attacking display from New Zealand, but that was never going to be true to history. Read more…

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RWC – Third and Fourth playoff review

October 27, 2011 Leave a comment

The Australians managed to overcome the  shock of losing  stars Kurtley Beale and  Quade Cooper to injury and led their team to a 21-18 win. Berrick Barnes, who has spent most of Australia’s World Cup campaign on the bench, was the hero on the day for the Wallabies, earning the man of the match award for his outstanding display. Which kinda leads you to think, why was he not playing earlier in the semi? Read more…

RWC 2011 Finals Preview

October 20, 2011 Leave a comment

On Sunday night we will finally crown our RWC champion. Four years have flown by in just about no time. It is guaranteed to be a nerve-jangling culmination of 7 weeks of ferocious test match rugby, with the victor deserving the title of world champion and number one team in the world. Read more…

David Does RWC – Semi Finals

October 19, 2011 Leave a comment

The semi finals are now in the books, with both New Zealand and France facing off for the greatest prize in world rugby. But how did they each perform in the match that got them to this stage? David Shipton picks apart both semi finals in this great edition of David Does RWC. Read more…

RWC Semi Final Preview

October 14, 2011 Leave a comment

This is it! Two of the biggest games of rugby you will ever see will take place this weekend, with four teams vying for a spot in the 2011 RWC final. David is here to preview both these matches, giving his tip for each. Do you agree with him? Let us know in the comments. Read more…

David Does RWC quarter finals

October 14, 2011 Leave a comment

Our Chief Rugby Analyst is back with his take on the quarter finals. How did your team perform? Where can they improve? Read on to see how David saw the first knock-out stage of the tournament. Read more…

David does RWC days 18, 19 and 20

October 7, 2011 Leave a comment

David does RWC – Days 18, 19 and 20

Sorry this has been a bit late, but I’ve been really busy of late. The atmosphere up in Auckland for the games was amazing. I have to give props to the organisers of the RWC as they have done a superb job on creating such a good tournament. Both at the game and in the fanzone, it was great to see that heaps of people were getting into the games and supporting their team. Read more…

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