World Class Yachting performance: Wounded Comanche wins Sydney to Hobart


American Yacht Comanche, with Australian connections wins epic ocean race. Image copyright AFP Image caption Comanche won the race despite a broken rudder A dramatic finale to Australia’s Sydney to Hobart sailing race saw the American yacht Comanche mount an … Continue reading World Class Yachting performance: Wounded Comanche wins Sydney to Hobart

Rugby: Australia’s Wallabies to face New Zealand in epic World Cup Final showdown


AUSTRALIA has cemented a place in the Rugby World Cup final for the first time since their heartbreaking defeat to England in 2003, beating Argentina 29-15 at Twickenham. The Wallabies were once again exceptional in defence, and executed with precision in attack, as Adam Ashley-Cooper managed a three-try haul. His third was the biggest highlight of the game, as fellow winger Drew Mitchell beat eight defenders in a swerving, 60-metre run to set him up. Outstanding performances from Wallaby flankers Michael Hooper and Scott Fardy, as well as the genius of breakdown specialist David Pocock, were pivotal in giving Australia … Continue reading Rugby: Australia’s Wallabies to face New Zealand in epic World Cup Final showdown

Rugby World Cup, boost for Aussies as Folau and Pocock named to play Argentina


Rugby World Cup: Huge boost for Wallabies as David Pocock and Israel Folau named to play Argentina October 24, 201512:16am Israel Folau Australian Fullback Steve Larkham: ‘It was all part of the grand plan Rugby HQ: Wallabies assistant coach Stephen … Continue reading Rugby World Cup, boost for Aussies as Folau and Pocock named to play Argentina

Aussie League Champion Jarryd Hayne to play running back for 49ers


49ERS coach Jim Tomsula says he saw something in Aussie Jarryd Hayne against the New York Giants last week that gives him confidence the Aussie can step up as a first class running back. Jarryd Hayne is expected to get more snaps for the 49ers against the Ravens: October 17, 201510:54am Jarryd Hayne has ‘ability’ to be the best NFL: 49ers special teams coach Thomas McGaughey says Aussie Jarryd Hayne can be the best in the NFL. From Brendan Power Congratulations to Jarryd Hayne, a guy I once loved to hate, admittedly only when he pulled on the Blue jumper … Continue reading Aussie League Champion Jarryd Hayne to play running back for 49ers