Home Tag Archives: New South Wales

Tag Archives: New South Wales

Watch: Queensland Fight Back With Dramatic Last Minute Try And Conversion To Keep State Of Origin Hopes Alive

If you’re new to rugby league or are just a casual supporter of the sport, then you could do much worse than taking the time to watch the annual best-of-three series between Queensland and New South Wales – State of Origin. The annual series, which comprises of two ‘representative’ teams, is made up of players who played their first senior …

Read More »

All Blacks Hotel Bugged Before Bledisloe Cup Match

The ARU might be disappointed the news got out, but the New Zealand Herald reported it anyway. On the day of the match, New Zealand Rugby reported finding a sophisticated listening device in the hotel room where the All Blacks were holding their pre-match meeting to the New South Wales Police. The device seems to be of the sort also used …

Read More »

Opinion: Thaiday Tackle Shows Why NRL Needs To Consider Using Cards

This week Queensland won against New South Wales, again. The Maroons beat the Blues 26 – 16, sealing a 10th win in 11 series. But besides this momentous feat, there is another talking point that comes out of the second Origin match of this year: Sam Thaiday’s tackle on Blues captain Paul Gallen. On 13 minutes, Thaiday joined a tackle on Gallen, …

Read More »

Cheika Blends Youth With Experience In Wallaby XV To Take On Eddie Jones’ Men

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Australian Wallabies pose for a team photo media at Ballymore Stadium on June 9, 2016 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

Michael Cheika has officially announced this morning his side which will take on the considerable challenge of halting the momentum of Grand-Slam champions England, thus overcoming ex-teammate and rival Eddie Jones. In a squad which see’s the introduction of an element of old and new, Cheika has decided to reward form by drafting in three uncapped players while also reincorporating …

Read More »

Quade Cooper Set For Premiership Switch After Waratahs Dismiss Transfer Speculation

Argentina v Australia - The Rugby Championship

Quade Cooper is attracting interest from a number of Premiership clubs. When we reported that Toulon were considering releasing Quade Cooper at the end of the season, we were not at all surprised. After all, since joining the French giants, Cooper’s form has not at all been inspiring. Although critics of the mercurial fly half will claim that they saw his early release …

Read More »