Monthly Archives: August 2014

Southern Hemisphere SCRUMS on Centre Stage Again?

Would you like to speculate on the future scrums’ performances and likely outcomes for the two impending matches of the TRC 3rd round? Just about every journalist, scribe or columnist or every now and again is “pressured” by the Chief … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

“ONE DISAPPOINTING SCRUMMING PERFORMANCE Doesn’t Make The SPRINGBOKS’ PACK Weak”

Comments by Enrique TOPO Rodríguez (in bold italics) on the article written by Brenden Nel, published by Super Sport.Com on 29 August 2014 http://www.supersport.com/rugby/springboks/news/140829/One_poor_performance_doesnt_make_Bok_pack_weak That’s the message from former French international prop and current Springbok scrum coach Pieter de Villiers, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

“CLUB RUGBY IN WALES” – By Rick O’Shea – BBC SPORTS

Dr Rick, Good to see you “hitting the airwaves”. While the IRB (pardon World Rugby) is growing exponentially club rugby throughout the world is on its knees. This is something I’ve never comprehended because the school and club rugby players … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

*ZAPATERO A TU ZAPATO* – Nosotros y los Miedos nota de Alejandro Canepa

El siguiente es un reportaje realizado por ALEJANDRO CANEPA, árbitro de rugby, a la Psicologa Deportiva:  JULIA IGUNA ALVAREZ, acerca de las problemáticas actuales de los deportes, entre ellos el rugby.                    … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

THE UNDER PERFORMING SPRINGBOK SCRUM HAS ENCOUNTERED A ROARING PUMA SCRUM

Dear Sports 24 Readers, (26/08/14) I’ve visited South Africa in 1978 touring playing rugby with the Club Atletico Estudiantes from Parana (my natal province of Entre Rios). Also went in 1980 touring with the South American Jaguars XV, we had … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

ESPANOL – Es el Rugby un juego PRAGMATICO o un juego EMOCIONAL?

Martes 26 de Agosto 2014 PRAGMATICO o EMOCIONAL? Que pregunta, no?  Recientemente un amigo me hizo una muy linda e interesante observación en relacion a los dilemas del Seleccionado Argentino de Rugby y su ultima actuacion en Salta contra Sud … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

ENGLISH VERSION = Is Rugby a PRAGMATIC or an EMOTIONAL SPORT …?

Tuesday August 26, 2014 Recently a friend of mine made a very cute and interesting observation in relation to the dilemmas of the Argentine Rugby Selection and its last performance against South Africa in Salta. “For anglo saxon people , … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

UNA METAFORA y UNA DIRECCION PARA LOS “PUMAS”, el RUGBY ARGENTINO y sus DIRIGENTES

Me parecio oportuno en estos momentos de dudas e indecisiones despues que los Pumas perdieron 33-31 en Salta, contra los Springboks en un partido muy duro. Los Springboks no merecian ganar pero… como a veces pasa colectivamente lo “guapearon” en … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment