Nine articles from elsewhere worth having a look at, involving coaching philosophy, referee reviews, rucking, restarts, the Bledisloe Cup, prop forwards, and the possibility of a North American World Cup.
So here we are at last, the grand finale of the test series. Will the Lions win at last? Can the Wallabies spoil the party? All will be answered soon.
Time for another brief vacation, but here’s the team of the week minus explanations. Back in business on Tuesday, July 2, and there will be some catching up to do!
It was a fine day of rugby all around on Saturday, with plenty of exciting football on display. The highlight reels will be full of individual magic and big hits.
Just in case you’re wondering who’s who in the Australian squad that’s set to take on the Lions on Saturday, here’s a complete squad list with the most important info.
There are five Saturday matches to look forward to, including the jewel in the crown, the first Lions test against Australia. The South African tournament concludes, and Georgia visit Argentina.
There were some exceptional individual performances this past weekend, making some of the selections for this week’s team very difficult indeed. Here are the fifteen that arguably impressed the most.
An historic victory for Japan over Wales, a redeeming victory for Tonga, a return to form for the All Blacks, and impressive stuff from the Lions in New South Wales.
Another eight tests on the horizon this weekend, so best to keep them in two parts once again. First, to fantasy land! A story of eagles, dragons, lions, and cockerels!
New caps, old caps, top point scorers, injuries, suspensions, and loads of squad changes. Check inside for the odds and ends that you might not have noticed from the weekend.