Articles Tagged “Australia”

  • Mitch

    Batting Preview: Sunfoil Test series

    Oh we we love to lay down the gauntlet against our old antipodean foes, the Aussies. I for one, cannot rejoice more when they bite the dust, and that includes losses to the Brits (who are all Saffers in any case). And hey! No Bryce Lawrence to help them this time… The last time we faced the Aussies we […]

  • The William Webb Ellis Trophy 1/12/2008

    And then there were two…

    Thus the rugby world cup is drawing to to a close. As I am posting this, Australia is challenging Wales for the soon-to-be-forgotten title of Third at the cup. That’s worse than saying “from all who lost, I was the first”. This will be remembered as a slick, entertaining and mostly incident free world cup […]

  • Rugby-World-Cup-2011

    Who says the Boks will play Australia in the Quarter Finals?

    Since the Australian loss to Ireland over the weekend there has been a lot to say in the SA media about the fact that the Boks will now most probably have to play Australia in the quarter final of the Rugby World Cup. Then they’ll have to go on to win New Zealand and lastly […]

  • Wallabies

    Australia RWC 2011 squad

      Australia has confirmed their team for the RWC 2011. They are coached by Robbie Deans. Forwards Saia Fainga’a Stephen Moore Tatafu Polota-Nau Ben Alexander Sekope Kepu Salesi Ma’afu James Slipper James Horwill (c) Nathan Sharpe Rob Simmons Dan Vickerman Rocky Elsom Scott Higginbotham David Pocock Radike Samo Ben McCalman Wycliff Palu Backs Luke Burgess […]

  • Castle Tri-Nations

    Preview: Tri-Nations 2011 decider, Australia vs New Zealand

    Here in South Africa we seem to have already forgotten about the Tri-Nations and are solidly focussing on the World Cup. We can probably be forgiven because the smouldering hope we had of winning the tournament was doused with the loss to the Ausies in Durban two weeks ago. The Springboks’ win against the All […]