As the RWC approaches (71 days to go as I write this), people are talking more and more about it! New Zealanders are planning trips home to coincide, Aussies are planning holidays to New Zealand and other rugby following expats will grab whatever they can get! Including this. After searching all over the internet (OK, […]
Last week I watched Super Rugby with my 5 year old son. He picked the Western Force to win, but I had picked the Hurricanes. This was his reaction when the Force lost. With a bit of egging on from his dad of course!
The season has started and the Maroondah Misfits Veterans rugby team is back in action! We played a warm-up game against Eltham’s Vets the week before Easter. It was a game of 4 quarters (as opposed to 2 halves). We won the 1st quarter, lost the next 2 and then came back from 9 points […]
And so my birthday weekend began. With a trip to see my old Super Rugby team (The Sharks) take on my new (second) team. And what a game it was! The crowd/atmosphere was awesome. The Rebels fans were loud and proud and when Cooper Vuna went over for the home side’s first try, I thought […]
Last night I headed into the city to watch the Rebels’ first rugby game in the SuperRugby tournament. The trains were full of people as there were also 3 Aussie Rules games on. We arrived at the stadium. The excitement was everywhere; finally Melbourne had a rugby team that would compete on the world stage. […]