Gold, Gold, Gold for Australia – Women’s Rugby 7s

BY BOZZA What do you get when you put six touch footballers, a hockey player, a basketballer, a sprinter and a radiographer together with a couple of Rugby players? Olympic Gold in Women’s Rugby. After the IOC announced that Rugby Sevens would be added to the programme for the Rio Olympics, the ARU commenced a … More Gold, Gold, Gold for Australia – Women’s Rugby 7s

The World In Union

BY BOZZA The quadrennial sporting extravaganza that is the Olympic Games is nearly upon us, and as a result later this week the eyes of the world turn to Rio. In preparation for the late nights caused by patriotic attention to sports neglected for all bar 16 days every 4 years, The Sportress will look … More The World In Union

David Pocock could be a ‘Nobody’: In Praise of Pocock’s Principles

BY JEFFERIS Arguably the golden age for Australian Rugby Union was during the 90s. The Wallabies started the decade by winning the Rugby World Cup in 1991 and finished it by again winning the cup in 1999. A third of the Wallabies victories in the Bledisloe Cup 80+ year history was also during this decade. … More David Pocock could be a ‘Nobody’: In Praise of Pocock’s Principles

Stats That Show Why New Zealand Will Lose The World Cup Final.

BY BEN So I got given the job at the Sportress of writing a piece for this weekend’s World Cup Final.  Of course New Zealand are favourites.  In the last 36 games between the two teams the Wallabies have only been victorious 6 times (I felt that was actually pretty good for the Wallabies).  And … More Stats That Show Why New Zealand Will Lose The World Cup Final.

Meeting Sharni Williams

BY BEN I met Sharni Williams in January 2014. She’s my wife’s, brother’s, wife’s, sister’s partner. If that’s confusing we can just call her my “sister in law” for convenience (it makes me sound cooler too so I’m happy with that). It was the  dinner for my brother in law’s wedding. At the dinner there … More Meeting Sharni Williams