Zero Scrum https://www.zeroscrum.com All the latest rugby union news and rumours! Wed, 17 Apr 2019 00:28:09 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.1 Three replacements for Israel Folau as Australia’s fullback https://www.zeroscrum.com/three-replacements-for-israel-folau-as-australias-fullback-2929/ https://www.zeroscrum.com/three-replacements-for-israel-folau-as-australias-fullback-2929/#respond 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 […]

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Bad Year Sees Wallabies Out to Big Price for Rugby World Cup https://www.zeroscrum.com/bad-year-sees-wallabies-out-to-big-price-for-rugby-world-cup-1572/ Sun, 16 Dec 2018 23:32:53 +0000 https://www.zeroscrum.com/?p=1572 Australia’s national rugby union side has not had the best of campaigns in 2018. The Wallabies enter a Rugby World Cup year off the back of nine defeats in their last dozen tests. That leaves the impression head coach Michael Cheika has it all to do if the Aussies are to repeat their run to the tournament […]

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Michael Cheika: The Stats Behind His 50 Tests in Charge of Wallabies So Far https://www.zeroscrum.com/michael-cheika-the-stats-behind-his-50-tests-in-charge-of-wallabies-so-far-1196/ Wed, 12 Sep 2018 00:00:08 +0000 https://www.zeroscrum.com/?p=1196 Michael Cheika racked up his 50th game as Australia’s national rugby union head coach with defeat to bitter rivals New Zealand in their fortress, Eden Park. The Wallabies have never beaten the All Blacks outside of Australia under their current boss, winning just two of 11 encounters with Cheika at the helm. Their nine defeats […]

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Reds star Quade Cooper praised for professionalism https://www.zeroscrum.com/reds-star-quade-cooper-praised-for-professionalism-1118/ Fri, 13 Jul 2018 06:16:01 +0000 https://www.zeroscrum.com/?p=1118 Cooper has committed to playing rugby in Queensland.

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Can Australia Win The 2019 Rugby World Cup? https://www.zeroscrum.com/can-australia-win-the-2019-rugby-world-cup-1086/ Thu, 21 Jun 2018 01:11:49 +0000 https://www.zeroscrum.com/?p=1086 With just over a year until the 2019 World Cup gets underway, the strongest rugby union nations in the business are starting to build momentum ahead of the sport’s showpiece competition. Australia, beaten finalists back in 2015, will be quietly confident of going one better next year and it would be foolish to write Michael […]

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Wallabies coach seeking “swagger” from his team https://www.zeroscrum.com/wallabies-coach-seeking-swagger-from-his-team-1070/ Tue, 22 May 2018 06:50:50 +0000 https://www.zeroscrum.com/?p=1070 Michael Cheika wants to see a more confident Wallabies outfit when they run out to face Ireland in June.

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What Can We Expect from a World Cup in Japan? https://www.zeroscrum.com/what-can-we-expect-from-a-world-cup-in-japan-1047/ Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:14:04 +0000 https://www.zeroscrum.com/?p=1047 In 2019, the Rugby World Cup will head to Asia for the first time, with Japan hosting the tournament. It is a move that has followed football’s FIFA World Cup, taking the tournament to countries not typically associated with the sport. Indeed, the 2002 FIFA World Cup was the first to be played outside of […]

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Five classic England vs Australia encounters https://www.zeroscrum.com/five-classic-england-vs-australia-encounters-1038/ Thu, 14 Dec 2017 02:57:54 +0000 https://www.zeroscrum.com/?p=1038 Relive five of the best encounters between England and Australia.

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Pocock set to return to action with Brumbies in 2018 https://www.zeroscrum.com/pocock-set-return-action-brumbies-2018-1033/ Fri, 01 Dec 2017 02:46:43 +0000 https://www.zeroscrum.com/?p=1033 David Pocock has returned to the ACT Brumies following a year long sabbatical.

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Wallabies slump to record loss to Scotland https://www.zeroscrum.com/wallabies-slump-record-loss-scotland-1029/ Sat, 25 Nov 2017 22:34:50 +0000 https://www.zeroscrum.com/?p=1029 The Wallabies have failed to send veteran Stephen Moore out of the game a winner, slumping to an embarrassing 53-24 loss to Scotland in Edinburgh.

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