Tuesday, 25 October 2011

Is that all?


The final weekend of RWC 2011 may have been a fitting finale but that all depends upon your point of view.

Tuesday, 18 October 2011

Damn You France - Now We Have to Support the All Blacks

In light of the weekend's semi-final results, The Rolling Maul has read on numerous occasions that all Wallaby supporters should support New Zealand in the final against France. Apparently it's meant to be some sort of familial thing, big-brother little-brother or some such nonsense.

Wednesday, 12 October 2011

Wanted - A True Survival of the Fittest

So Dan Carter is out, Richie McCaw is coming apart at the seams, Kutley Beale is hobbling and Digby Ione is giving everyone the finger. When it comes to toughness these modern-day global showpieces are wimps compared to their historical forebears.

Thursday, 6 October 2011

RWC Interim Report Card - Your Team is Rubbish

For all the bleatings about the unfairness of it all, the dastardly doings of the referres or the 'woe is me' attitude of those whose players hurt themselves when they were doing something stupid (like playing Rugby - they should've listened to their Mum), the reality is that no team in this year's Rugby World Cup has anyone to blame but themselves for their current predicament, as the following team report cards show: