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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…

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…

The Monday Wrap – 17/10/11

October 17, 2011 Leave a comment

Again another massive weekend of sport, and another weekend of disappointing results for Australia (unfortunately). In this week’s Monday Wrap – The Wallabies are out of the World Cup, the Kangaroos dominated the Kiwis in the rugby league, Australia’s tour of South Africa got underway, and much more. Read more…

A-League Gameweek 2/EPL Gameweek 8/RWC Semi Finals Megatips

Time for… MEGATIPS. After a hot first round of the A-League, the domestic game gives us plenty of great football action yet again. In the EPL, it’s all about Manchester United and Liverpool. It doesn’t get much bigger in world club football, and no doubt you will join us in staying up for that one. The RWC also approaches its climax, with two massive semi finals. Don’t forget the Kangaroos are also playing the Kiwis in Newcastle on Sunday – enjoy a huge weekend of sport! Head on in to see who we’re backing across all codes. 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…

The Monday Wrap – 10/10/11

October 10, 2011 Leave a comment

The Monday Wrap returns following a massive weekend of sport, and one enthused (by sport), yet heavily bored (by other things) author. Trying not to miss anything I’ll take a look at the return of the A-League, the Champions League Twenty20 finals, the Rugby World Cup quarter finals (although I’ll leave the main analysis to our man on the ground and the best in the business Shippy) as well as  the battle for Brookvale version two. All that and more in The Monday Wrap! Read more…

The Punt #17

Last week our punters had a shocker, with some just missing out, and others a long way off a big win. While we had some huge odds on display last time around, you’ll notice everyone is taking a far more conservative approach this week… Who (if anyone) will walk away with the cash? Read more…

A-League Gameweek 1/RWC Quarter Finals Megatips

Time for… MEGATIPS. The NRL and AFL have finished for another season, with the Manly Sea Eagles and Geelong Cats taking out their respective competitions. But those results take a back seat here in Megatips – you really just want to know who won the NRL and AFL tipping, right? Read on for the results! This week we have our first crack at tipping the A-League, while we also ponder the RWC quarter finals… There’s still plenty of sport on at the moment, so let’s get onto the tips. Read more…

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