All Blacks three-peat could be decided by injuries

⁸By Cornflake

Injuries are a bit part of modern day professional sport. They dictate career lengths, the opportunities won, the opportunities lost, the value of a career, but most importantly results. Today we take a look through the All Blacks Rugby World Cup squad and see just how fragile it really is. Continue reading “All Blacks three-peat could be decided by injuries”

Rugby World Cup lessons we learnt from the weekend

By Cornflake

It was an action packed weekend of rugby with many top sides putting in more final preparations for the Rugby World Cup. Two tournament hopefuls, Wales and Ireland went topped the list and we saw all the Island sides in action. Fiji, Tonga and Samoa all having runs. France and Scotland showed how dominant they can be against weaker opposition and we took a little look at some of the smaller sides as well. Continue reading “Rugby World Cup lessons we learnt from the weekend”

Is everything in England’s World Cup garden rosy?

By CKH

I am sure Eddie has a plan and I am sure it is a cunning one, but I don’t know it and I am a little worried. Why, you might ask? England have just come off an all power performance in beating Ireland 57-15 and showed Wales a clean pair of heels in the first half of their match at Twickenham that was enough to win the game. Admittedly they then lost to the same opposition in Cardiff in a rudderless performance with mixture of a team containing starters and finishers (I hate that term) and any way these are warm up matches. Things seem to be looking good. Eddie has a plan. Continue reading “Is everything in England’s World Cup garden rosy?”

Hansen answers with action. The All Blacks Rugby World Cup Squad

By Cornflake

My seven good reasons were not enough to save Liam Squire’s omission, but that’s not the big bombshell selection from the All Blacks Rugby World Cup squad named today. All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has once again shown he has no issues promoting youth and inexperience, as he leaves a double World Cup winning prop at home and takes a one cap bench cameo flanker to Japan. Continue reading “Hansen answers with action. The All Blacks Rugby World Cup Squad”

Seven reasons why the All Blacks must pick Liam Squire

By Cornflake

The All Blacks name their squad for the Rugby World Cup tomorrow and Liam Squire has made himself available again after pulling his name out of Rugby Championship and Bledisloe Cup selection. Here’s seven reasons why the All Blacks must pick Squire for the Rugby World Cup. Continue reading “Seven reasons why the All Blacks must pick Liam Squire”

Springboks name expected World Cup squad

By Cornflake

The Springboks have been doing all the right things so far in 2019, but in the build up to their World Cup squad naming today, two players had everyone questioning if their selection would be possible. Continue reading “Springboks name expected World Cup squad”

Autumn Internationals Preview 24/8/19

By Cornflake

There is only two matches in this weekends Autumn Internationals or Rugby World Cup build up! First up, England is taking on Ireland in a very intriguing battle! Following that Scotland will be out for revenge back at home against France. Both matches will be taking place on Saturday, the 24th of August. Continue reading “Autumn Internationals Preview 24/8/19”

Uncapped Potential – The Wallabies 31-man RWC squad

By Cornflake

Earlier today Michael Cheika announced his 31-man Australian Wallabies squad for the Rugby World Cup in Japan next month. Cheika, not afraid to take a risk, has named an uncapped rookie who has spent most of the season out with injury, along with an evergreen 35 year old veteran! Is this a sign of lacking options in Australian rugby?! Continue reading “Uncapped Potential – The Wallabies 31-man RWC squad”

Welcome to Behind The Posts!

Thanks for joining me Behind The Posts! This is the first piece on the site, so a good chance to introduce my ideas for creating it and the big global (or local) domination plan for the future!

By Cornflake

Thanks for joining me Behind The Posts! This is the first piece on the site, so a good chance to introduce my ideas for creating it and the big global (or local) domination plan for the future! Continue reading “Welcome to Behind The Posts!”