Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

Rugby

Kane Douglas opts for Leinster over Waratahs, World Cup

Rupert Guinness The cost to Australian rugby of losing a Wallaby second-rower of the calibre of Kane Douglas to Irish club Leinster would be huge, according to his Waratahs teammates.

Big Kane's void too large to fill, suspects Michael Cheika

Rupert Guinness As Waratahs coach Michael Cheika looks far and wide to complete his Super Rugby roster for next year, he expects the void left by second-rower Kane Douglas will remain unfilled.

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Why Matt Giteau is worth €1millon a year

Mathew Giteau

Rupert Guinness Matt Giteau has long been lost to the Wallabies for next year's World Cup, but the bidding in French rugby for his services speaks volumes about his value as a player.

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Southern Districts aim for upset in Shute Shield grand final with Kane Douglas on board

Kane Douglas

Rupert Guinness After a major Shute Shield upset – the elimination of defending champions Sydney University from the title race last week – will there be another turnabout result in Saturday’s...

Rugby

Kane Douglas says watching Wallabies was hard but still no regrets over Irish move

Happy with his choices: Kane Douglas.

Rupert Guinness Kane Douglas admits that watching the Wallabies clinch a 3-0 series win over France on television last Saturday pulled on the heart strings a little, knowing that he could have played in it had he...

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Robinson gives new coach the nod

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 07:  Benn Robinson of the Waratahs walks during a Waratahs Super Rugby training session at Victoria Barracks on March 7, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Rupert Guinness BENN ROBINSON is yet to talk at length with Michael Cheika about the challenge of winning an elusive Super Rugby title but after eight years in a side that has fallen short of its potential, the...

Rugby

Smith backs Cheika for Waratahs' redemption

Waratahs head coach Michael Cheika and Brendan McKibbin a in  training at Victoria barracks today.
Photography Brendan Esposito
smh,29th october,2012

Rupert Guinness UNCERTAINTY over the Waratahs' ability to win a Super Rugby title will remain until that elusive moment of triumph happens - if it ever does.