Greg Growden

Greg Growden

Greg Growden is Chief Rugby Correspondent for The Sydney Morning Herald

Rugby

Time for Tahs to shake off Crusaders curse

Greg Growden THERE'S no point asking most of the Waratahs what is the key to beating the Crusaders, because they haven't got a clue.

Rugby

O'Connor plays fast and loose - and creates perfect TV

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Greg Growden Don't you just love those half-time interviews when TV types confront delirious players, whose eyes are still rolling in the back of their heads, and ask their thoughts on what had just happened?

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Foley's first test comes early as injury list grows

Michael Foley

Greg Growden IT WAS a sight to strike dread into the heart of any Waratahs follower. At yesterday's training session at Victoria Barracks, the club's international winger Lachie Turner was standing under the goal...

McKenzie has big plans for small pack

Ewen McKenzie

Greg Growden REDS coach Ewen McKenzie has learnt from last year's early season drubbing by the Waratahs and is bound to select a faster, more mobile forward pack when they meet in the Super Rugby opener in Sydney...

Rugby

Tahs forced to field young guns as Mitchell faces long lay-off

Waratahs v Tonga at the SFS. Tom Kingston Friday February 17th 2012Pictures Steve Christo

Greg Growden WALLABIES winger Drew Mitchell is in danger of missing half the season, which will force the Waratahs to play two youngsters for their opening Super Rugby match against the Queensland Reds in Sydney...

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NSW side to face Reds a testament to player attrition

Sarel Pretorius

Greg Growden THE Waratahs are scheduled to have just eight survivors from their triumph over Queensland a year ago, when they meet the Reds at ANZ Stadium in the Super Rugby opening round on Saturday night - a...

Greg Growden

Tahs' new faces need the spirit of an old rivalry

Greg Growden GONE are the days when matches between NSW and Queensland were the be-all and end-all of Australian rugby.