Ewen McKenzie This year's Super Rugby competition is the first time in my memory that the finals contenders were determined one round before the regular season finished.
Ewen McKenzie In theory, the Reds are about to embark upon their most ''stable'' period of this year's Super Rugby tournament in the sense that we are preparing to play three South African teams in a row.
Ewen McKenzie It will be disappointing to see anything but a massive crowd at Canberra Stadium on Saturday night when we lock horns with Australian conference leaders, the Brumbies.
Ewen McKenzie There has been plenty of commentary this week about bonus points and the impact they are having on the Reds.
Ewen McKenzie The round-robin stage of the Super Rugby competition has ended and, as happens each season, the competition standings were not determined until the very end.
Ewen McKenzie The importance of a fast start was never more prominent than in the Super Rugby qualifying finals last weekend.
Ewen McKenzie One thing I've learnt coaching is that every decision you make is never 100 per cent right or wrong, but the worst thing you can do is be guilty of not making a decision or having no opinion at all.
Ewen McKenzie Well I wasn't expecting to be writing about a 60-point loss this week but it does give me an opportunity to put into words a completely new experience in my coaching or playing career.