Zero Scrum https://www.zeroscrum.com All the latest rugby union news and rumours! Fri, 11 Oct 2019 05:23:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.4 Kolbe shines for South Africa in Japan https://www.zeroscrum.com/kolbe-shines-for-south-africa-in-japan-4653/ https://www.zeroscrum.com/kolbe-shines-for-south-africa-in-japan-4653/#respond Fri, 11 Oct 2019 05:23:23 +0000 https://www.zeroscrum.com/?p=4653 The Rugby World Cup might not have been as perfect as South Africa would have wanted, but there have been plenty of positives to come out of the tournament so far. Perhaps one of the biggest has been the form of winger Cheslin Kolbe. The 25-year old has burst on the international scene since making […]

The post Kolbe shines for South Africa in Japan appeared first on Zero Scrum.

]]>
https://www.zeroscrum.com/kolbe-shines-for-south-africa-in-japan-4653/feed/ 0
World Cup pool wrap up https://www.zeroscrum.com/world-cup-pool-wrap-up-4612/ Mon, 07 Oct 2019 05:34:06 +0000 https://www.zeroscrum.com/?p=4612 The third weekend of the 2019 Rugby World Cup is behind us. True to the nature of our sport, and especially this tournament, it brought more refereeing controversy, a Kiwi drubbing of a minnow nation, and a few tough losses for the island nations whose diaspora create the star power of almost all the top […]

The post World Cup pool wrap up appeared first on Zero Scrum.

]]>
Jordan Petaia to make Wallabies debut amongst 13 changes https://www.zeroscrum.com/jordan-petaia-to-make-wallabies-debut-amongst-13-changes-4585/ Thu, 03 Oct 2019 06:37:11 +0000 https://www.zeroscrum.com/?p=4585 Jordan Petaia is set to make his Test debut in the Wallies’ clash against Uruguay on Saturday. The 19-year old’s inclusion is one of 13 changes to the starting side, who will become the first Wallaby to make his Test debut at a Rugby World Cup since Berrick Barnes in 2007. Centre Matt To’omua’s notches […]

The post Jordan Petaia to make Wallabies debut amongst 13 changes appeared first on Zero Scrum.

]]>
Poite poor, Wallabies poorer vs Wales https://www.zeroscrum.com/poite-poor-wallabies-poorer-vs-wales-4560/ Mon, 30 Sep 2019 07:31:10 +0000 https://www.zeroscrum.com/?p=4560 Another page has been written in the legend of Romaine Poite. The former French policeman turned professional whistle blower has never been afraid to make the strange call. As Nick Turnbull put it for Rugby Pass last week, prior to the Wallabies vs Wales match, Poite is a “man not afraid of making the decision […]

The post Poite poor, Wallabies poorer vs Wales appeared first on Zero Scrum.

]]>
Who is in the best position after the first weekend of the Rugby World Cup? https://www.zeroscrum.com/who-is-in-the-best-position-after-the-first-weekend-of-the-rugby-world-cup-4516/ Mon, 23 Sep 2019 02:08:46 +0000 https://www.zeroscrum.com/?p=4516 Almost all the contenders have put their cards on the table.

The post Who is in the best position after the first weekend of the Rugby World Cup? appeared first on Zero Scrum.

]]>
Wallabies wet and sorry but not without hope https://www.zeroscrum.com/wallabies-wet-and-sorry-but-not-without-hope-4266/ Tue, 20 Aug 2019 06:36:23 +0000 https://www.zeroscrum.com/?p=4266 Going into game two of the Bledisloe Cup at Eden Park, there was reason for Australian hope. A euphoric win at the shining temple of sports that is Optus stadium. An All Black backline that seemed to be ignoring its best-attacking option in Beauden Barrett by sticking him at full-back instead of his natural fly-half […]

The post Wallabies wet and sorry but not without hope appeared first on Zero Scrum.

]]>
Wallabies name side for Argentina clash https://www.zeroscrum.com/wallabies-name-side-for-argentina-clash-4061/ Thu, 25 Jul 2019 00:23:04 +0000 https://www.zeroscrum.com/?p=4061 The Wallabies' side for Saturday night has been named!

The post Wallabies name side for Argentina clash appeared first on Zero Scrum.

]]>
Successful rugby championship can change it all for the Wallabies https://www.zeroscrum.com/successful-rugby-championship-can-change-it-all-for-the-wallabies-3933/ Fri, 12 Jul 2019 05:46:00 +0000 https://www.zeroscrum.com/?p=3933 At this moment in time, no one is really giving the Wallabies any sort of chance in Japan for the upcoming World Cup and to be quite honest, who can blame them? Australia have been less than impressive over the last 12 months and suffered a catastrophic end-of-season tour where they lost three out of their […]

The post Successful rugby championship can change it all for the Wallabies appeared first on Zero Scrum.

]]>
2019 Super Rugby contenders https://www.zeroscrum.com/2019-super-rugby-contenders-3561/ Fri, 21 Jun 2019 05:34:35 +0000 https://www.zeroscrum.com/?p=3561 Crusaders At $1.55 to win it all, the Crusaders might as well already be champions again – right? In search of a three-peat, the 2017/2018 back-to-back winners have been unstoppable in 2019. Topping the overall Super Rugby standings with a record of 11 wins, three draws and two losses, the New Zealanders boasted a whopping […]

The post 2019 Super Rugby contenders appeared first on Zero Scrum.

]]>
Three replacements for Israel Folau as Australia’s fullback https://www.zeroscrum.com/three-replacements-for-israel-folau-as-australias-fullback-2929/ Wed, 17 Apr 2019 00:25:38 +0000 https://www.zeroscrum.com/?p=2929 Problems just seem to keep mounting up for Michael Cheika, but the latest headache for Australia’s rugby union head coach is an issue off the field that could have a major impact on it. Wallabies fullback Israel Folau has seriously jeopardised and looks to have ended his international future by again making controversial comments on social media. Rugby […]

The post Three replacements for Israel Folau as Australia’s fullback appeared first on Zero Scrum.

]]>