Ewen McKenzie

Ewen McKenzie

Rugby

Quitting the Reds and chasing the Wallabies job - it's all about the timing

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Ewen McKenzie We're two days on and what does the rugby landscape in Australia look like? Much the same as it was before. Everyone is still coaching and trying to get their teams into the best position for success.

Rugby

Quitting the Reds and chasing the Wallabies job - it's all about the timing

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 01:  Reds coach Ewen McKenzie talks to players before the start of the round three Super Rugby match between the Reds and the Hurricanes at Suncorp Stadium on March 1, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

Ewen McKenzie We're two days on and what does the rugby landscape in Australia look like? Much the same as it was before. Everyone is still coaching and trying to get their teams into the best position for success.

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Rugby

Smith situation leaves ARU facing tough questions

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Ewen McKenzie The topic of George Smith playing against the Lions in June has dominated the news for some time. I think George is a freakish player who has stood the test of time.

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Ghosts of '92 stalk Newlands

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Ewen McKenzie Table Top Mountain is a prominent landmark that dominates life here in Cape Town. It's so damn big that the locals will never have to worry about finding a house with mountain views as you can't help...

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Queensland ambush in place for the busy tourists

Ewen McKenzie This weekend will be my third experience against the British and Irish Lions and it's great to see our current players share a level of passion and excitement that has carried across many decades.

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Dealing with disrupted preparations a tough balancing act

Ewen McKenzie The Super Rugby competition returns after its first mid-season hibernation and its impact remains to be seen.

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Wave the wand for these magicians

Ewen McKenzie In each decade that passes there are hundreds of talented rugby players taking the field but only a select few are considered great.

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Folau in front seat on one fickle rollercoaster

Ewen McKenzie Seven days is a long time in rugby and a lot can happen to turn around a team's performance. It's even longer in the world of the media and there are two stories which have stuck in my mind from the...

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It's question time but the answers could be a way off

Ewen McKenzie We are three rounds into the competition, which means we've hit the time of the season where questions are asked of everyone and everything. Nothing is immune to scrutiny.

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'Mucks' killing the ball and the game

Ewen McKenzie Former Wallabies centre Andrew Slack asked me about the offside situation in our game and how he had observed that there was an issue in this space at this time.

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Bigger picture can consume head coaches

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Ewen McKenzie It is not automatic that a good player makes a good coach. Nor does a good coach have to have been a standout player.

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What I've learned about grand finals

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Ewen McKenzie Many people subscribe to the theory that you must lose a final before you can win one. I am not one of those people.

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Times change, but Republic always alluring

Ewen McKenzie Having just arrived in South Africa with the Reds, the flight over here gave me the opportunity to reflect on 19 years of visiting the Republic and how times have changed.

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