Spiro Zavos on Kurtley Beale
Spiro Zavos IN the backwash of the disturbing James O'Connor controversy, a curious thing is happening to the Wallabies.
Spiro Zavos On Monday SANZAR announced, in a travesty of an even-playing-field policy, the match officials for the Bulls-Brumbies Super Rugby semi-final.
Spiro Zavos In the aftermath of the Wallabies' smashing defeat by the British and Irish Lions in the deciding Test of the series, the ARU was consumed with this fearful question: how to sell tickets for the...
Spiro Zavos SEVERAL decades ago, about 6am on a Saturday in winter, I was woken from my sleep by a telephone call from ABC Radio. They wanted to talk to me immediately about that day's Bledisloe Cup Test.
Spiro Zavos JOHN McBride, the tough, charismatic Ireland second-rower and a five times British and Irish Lion (along with Mike Gibson), tells the story of walking through his village when his glory days were...
Spiro Zavos IT'S probably a journalistic instinct to preserve a thought but I often find myself scribbling notes as the rugby play surges on before me.
Spiro Zavos IT seems a blink in the mind's eye, but several years ago the ABC presented a live telecast of Joeys playing Riverview in the GPS rugby tournament.
Spiro Zavos HOW about this line-up for a Wallabies side to play the Pumas at Rosario?
Spiro Zavos THOSE outrageous and deceptive dummies, passes, dinky kicks and runs that used to come off for Quade Cooper on the rugby field and no longer do at Test level are being replicated off the field.
Spiro Zavos SO HERE we are at the launch of the 2012 Super Rugby season. Michael Foley, the new NSW Waratahs' head coach, dapper in a businessman's suit and club tie, is insisting that his side will be more...
Spiro Zavos THE Wallabies coaches have access to technology that analyses Tests so minutely that 500,000 pieces of information can be evaluated.