John Eales

John Eales

John Eales

It's a brave Wallabies fan who scoffs at Scotland

John Eales

John Eales Just under 12 months ago, as the Wallabies prepared for their opening Test of the year against Samoa, our 1991 World Cup winning team held a 20-year reunion.

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Rugby

OK, we lost, but look around you

John Eales As if the Brits didn't have enough to be joyful about with the imminent arrival of the royal baby and an avalanche of favouritism heading into the Ashes Tests, they now also get to fill their cups...

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Rugby

Dilemma putting a Smith up against the Jones boys

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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John Eales

HK Sevens party kitted up for Olympic status

John Eales What do animal cloning and rugby Sevens have in common? It’s not a vet pharmacologist, it’s that they both originated in Scotland: cloning through Dolly the sheep; and Sevens in Melrose in 1883.

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