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Rugby

NSW Waratahs must honour their attacking game against Canterbury Crusaders – and have fun

Spiro Zavos Graham Henry told me at a rugby function he endured the agonies of Job in the last part of the RWC 2011 final as a victory by France over New Zealand became an alarming possibility.

Rugby

Super Rugby should make Brian O'Driscoll an offer he can't refuse

Fairfax Media writer

Spiro Zavos Let us praise the rugby career of Brian O'Driscoll, on and off the field, and make a modest proposal about his future.

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Democratic or dictatorial, best coaching system is a winning system

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Spiro Zavos There has been a fierce debate this week about the good rucking Richie McCaw has given his former coach, Robbie Deans, in his rugbiography The Open Side.

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Rugby

McKenzie's whinges fail to mask coaching faults

Spiro Zavos EWEN McKenzie ran for the job of Wallabies coach like a politician chasing an election victory. He promised to get the best out of the erratic genius of Australian rugby, Quade Cooper, who had found...

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Rugby

Cooper's return will test a curly question

Spiro Zavos THE return of Quade Cooper as playmaker for the Wallabies is a gamble. But it is a gamble worth taking if it lifts the Wallabies out of their slide towards mediocrity.

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Conference format is a winner - and South Africans cannot be allowed to wreck it

Spiro Zavos THE Australian and New Zealand unions beware, the South Africans are coming to make a mess of the Super Rugby tournament.

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Bulls' allegations raise question of fairness

Spiro Zavos SOME strange Super Rugby action, some of it good and some of it not so good, has been coming out of South Africa. The good could result in a South African team winning the tournament.

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