Spiro Zavos

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Rugby

Rigid Queensland Reds need to heed the lessons of World War I

Spiro Zavos As a preparation for understanding the Great War from 1914 to 1918 in its centenary years, and the Zen of rugby, I have been re-reading Barbara W. Tuchman's brilliant history, August 1914.

Rugby

Ewen McKenzie's creative destruction could be risky for Wallabies by alienating Tahs players

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Spiro Zavos It is said the prospect of being hanged concentrates the mind.

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Keeping in perspective the Lions that awed

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Spiro Zavos Alan Jones, in his days as a successful Wallaby coach, used to tell his players when controversies erupted around himself and his team: ''The dogs are barking, but the caravan moves on.''

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Mr Carlton, please note: the Wallabies are not the Waratahs

Spiro Zavos READERS of last Saturday's Herald might have been surprised to find in the news section of the paper a self-described ''traitorous'' rugby opinion piece by Mike Carlton.

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Deans's Third XV faces a monumental battle but with a live chance to triumph against the odds

Spiro Zavos HOW about this line-up for a Wallabies side to play the Pumas at Rosario?

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All Blacks' brilliance likely to ensure winning streak is unbroken

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Spiro Zavos ONE way or another, rugby history is going to be made tonight. The moveable feast of the Wallabies faces an unstoppable All Blacks force at Suncorp Stadium.

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Investment in youth sadly lacking with Australian franchises

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Spiro Zavos SOME decades ago Evan Whitton (the ''onlie begetter'' of this rugby column) and myself were at Concord Oval watching the Australian Schoolboys play Ireland.

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