Wallabies: A Patriots Call

The Web Ellis Cup... What it's all about.
The Web Ellis Cup… What it’s all about.

The Rugby World Cup.

It’s about patriotism, who you are and where you come from.

It’s about your lineage, your family, your heritage.

It’s about being Australian, losing your voice yelling at the television and going through the heart breaks and successes of the Wallabies.

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The Rugby Championships: Wallabies v Springboks Preview and Best Bets

Matt Giteau is set to combine with Quade Cooper as a second playmaker for the Wallabies against the Boks in Brisbane. Photo sourced from: Getty Images
Matt Giteau is set to combine with Quade Cooper as a second playmaker for the Wallabies against the Boks in Brisbane.
Photo sourced from: Getty Images

Round 1 of the Rugby Championships (RC) has already kicked off, with the classy All Blacks toppling the spirited Pumas (39-18), while the Wallabies are set to take on the Springboks tonight at 8:05 in Brisbane.

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Rugby Laws: Where to from here?

The NRC law variation commitee
The NRC law variation commitee

The ongoing debate on whether rugby laws should be altered in order to promote a more exciting product is fast becoming a hot topic. Experimental laws are being trialled at a number of domestic competitions around the world including the inaugural season of Australia’s National Rugby Championships’ and South Africa’s Varsity Cup. To date, the NRC is producing some of the most crowd thrilling games of rugby that can be watched around the planet, mainly due to law variations. On the other hand, international rugby laws are too complicated, reducing the speed and entertainment of the game. It is time the the IRB takes notice of what it’s fans want: exciting, fast paced rugby.

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NRC Round 4 Preview & Best Bets: Greater Sydney Rams vs Sydney Stars

Vasa Falaelli taking the ball up for the Greater Sydney Rams against Canberra Vikings. Photo by J.B-Photography
Vasa Falaelli taking the ball up for the Greater Sydney Rams against Canberra Vikings. Photo by J.B-Photography

Round 4 of the National Rugby Championships continues on Saturday, at Pirtek Stadium in Parramatta. The Rams will be hoping to barge home their second straight victory and their first home win, while the Stars aim to get off the blocks for their 2014 campaign.

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