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How the great escape was reported...

Us and them: the Wallabies’ victory around the web

We Aussies are never parochial (cough), but how did South African, Kiwi and local sites report our world cup win? Read more

RWC: the road to (beating) the Sprinkboks.

RWC: tale of the tape No.5

Well into the knockout stage, and just a few hours before the Wallabies clash with South Africa in a do-or-die quarterfinal, catch up on how we got here… Read more

Wallabies smash themselves smashing the USA.

RWC: tale of the tape No.4

The Wallabies kill themselves beating the USA, the Springboks trounce their less-talented cousins, and Tonga tested by Japan. Get a RWC update the easy way… Read more

Irish eyes are smiling - and the rest of us are asleep.

RWC: tale of the tape No.3

Wallabies lose to Ireland, fans of running rugby catch some zeds – all the action from Kiwiland… Read more

Score update, and the Wallabies get into a groove.

RWC: tale of the tape No.2

The rugby is in full flow, and revs up again tomorrow after a big first weekend of games. Here’s the quick version… Read more

RWC opening ceremony - big trophy, big win for All Blacks.

RWC: tale of the tape No.1

Last night’s Eden Park opening ceremony provided a speccy¬†start to the Rugby World Cup 2011. Read more

Can you name that grunt?

Can you name that grunt?

Grunting has been plaguing tennis for years – but how well do you know your roaring racket-wielders? Read more

Best own goal ever?

Is this the best own goal ever? Yes – yes it is

At its most basic, the job of a defender is, well, pretty basic. The clue is in the name: defend. Read more

NRL Round 26: Knights v Souths

Sport catch-up: the NRL Round 26 so far

The last round of the regular season still leaves most teams with a ton to play for. If you’ve been doing other things, here’s what’s happened in the NRL Round 26 so far… Read more

Patrice Bergeron lifts the Stanley Cup ... just

Bruins celebrate after Stanley Cup win – hernias all-’round

You may think the world’s ¬†most coveted cricketing trophy – yes, the Ashes – is ludicrously small, but on the other end of the spectrum sits the silver collosus: the Stanley Cup. Read more