John Eales

John Eales

Rugby

For Reds and Brumbies, fortune's in their own hands

John Eales Having filled out many lengthy health insurance questionnaires I'm surprised they don't ask which sports team you follow.

Rugby

Dilemma putting a Smith up against the Jones boys

John Eales

John Eales Fifteen reds, 10 whites, nine greens and only three blues. No Jonny Wilkinson either, but no real surprise there, although sentiment can sometimes trump realism, age and form when picking a team...

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Rugby

No stars but Brumbies punch above with White

John Eales Through initiatives like Will Anderson's television program, The Gruen Transfer, advertising has become the entertainment rather than just the annoying interlude.

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An hour of daylight may save rugby red faces

John Eales Sunday was officially the end of daylight saving time and most states had to wind back their clocks one hour to standard time.

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Efficiency gains get leaders over the line

John Eales When teams glow they combine high energy and efficiency, and both are equally important. It was just that combination which sparked the Reds championship last year and which has likewise shot the...

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Forget the maths, Beale's the standout number

John Eales It seems to be that time of year when Super Rugby coaches turn to their ability as mathematicians as much as their knowledge of rugby.

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Brumbies sitting high on the ladder to success

John Eales Australia's top seed going into the Super Rugby finals, and perhaps our only seed, will probably be the Brumbies.

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