Tag: AFL

Super Rugby Squabbles. Sonny Bill Williams Crowing For Roosters?!

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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – The #COVID-19 virus has turned the world upside down and presented scenarios we never thought possible. Look no further than rugby for examples of the surreal or unimaginable. Specifically, let’s check out what’s going on down under between Australia and New Zealand in Super Rugby and poke the tires on the Sonny […]

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Rugby Cousin Aussie Rules Football: Our Man Investigates/Plays. Plus AFL Biggest Hits

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – Sure, Aussie Rules Football is not exactly what we cover here. But it is Rugby Union’s cousin, and many players and fans have experience with it. Our co-host is one such person. On an “investigative trip” for our American Sports Partner MeetTheMatts.com (@MeetTheMatts), our Matt McCarthy went “down under” the hype and […]

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Reds win the Hunt for Karmichael, Tongan Thor to follow?

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Many of you will never have seen Karmichael Hunt play with Israel Folau for the Brisbane Broncos in the NRL and then in State of Origin for the Queensland Maroons. All of you will have noticed that Hunt after a long stint in the AFL (preceded by Union in France and a hugely distinguished NRL […]

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Super Rugby Expanding To Japan & Americas?

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BRISTOL, CT – Every now and again, we hear stories in the Southern Hemisphere press about potential Super Rugby expansion to Japan and The Americas as the SANZAR nations (South Africa, New Zealand, Australia  formed in 1996). Why? Because they are looking to expand their commercial prospects, due to the increasing financial pressure placed on them by […]

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The Ref Zone: Rugby Referee Finds True Use Of Cricket Pitch

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Cody Kuxmann is a Referee at the London Society Of Rugby Football Union Referees, while studying International Relations at Richmond, The American International University in London. He lives in Richmond Upon Thames but hails from Green Bay, Wisconsin. LONDON, ENGLAND – This last week was fairly boring – I had nothing to do up till the weekend.  So, I ended […]

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Monday Morning Flyhalf: Did Aussie Rules Rugby Player Put Giants in Super Bowl?

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – As we watched the final seconds of the NY Gridiron Giants beating their counterparts from San Francisco – a team named for miners – the game and the players that made an impact flashed before our eyes. That’s when the fantastic realization that Rugby – or Footy in this case – and […]

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