The scheduled game between Newcastle and Waratahs has been withdrawn as the latter team does not have adequate number of players. This team, run by Wallaby great players like John Hipwell and Cyril Burke, is a famous club that has been busy with several games. The season had been going well for them, but the last game played in Buenos Aires was a loss for them and that could be a reason that many of the players were not available for the upcoming match with Newcastle.
The decision to call off the game had to be taken by the president of the Rugby Union, Greg Taylor. He stated that it had been a difficult decision for him to take which brought an end a trend that the premier powerhouse club of the region has been seeing for 77 years. The Waratahs had been in the premiers in the year 2013 and were grand finalists in the year 2014. However, they found themselves with not enough players to have three teams on the field which is a requirement of the Premier Rigby this season. The team can be part of the second division as bring in a team as social fourths as well as introduce a woman’s outfit.
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Rio Ferdinand has spoken to Paul Pogba about his time at Manchester United and revealed just how influential Michael Carrick has been.
Carrick started the season as a bit-part player under Jose Mourinho but having just started his third game in a week in Man United’s 2-0 win over West Brom.
Fans have long had a deep appreciation for Carrick and by the looks of it Pogba shares that admiration.
Speaking about Pogba and Carrick in his column for The Sunday Times, Ferdinand said: “There is a long list to which we need to add Paul Pogba’s name, and that is of team-mates who have appreciated Michael Carrick.
“I have spoken to Pogba about it, and Carrick has set him free.
“Pogba had a prickly start to his second United career but now he is looking like his real self and it’s down to several factors. Continue reading FERDINAND PRAISES MICHEAL CARRICK
The Wallabies coach Michael Cheika opines that Australia rugby needs higher intensity for them to attain that innovative tag they were known for.
The coach agrees with former Wallaby Rod Kafer who tasked the team on finding the right mechanism to succeed in the game today.
Kafer made the comments after being appointed into the coaching development position at Australian Rugby Union. Kafer said Australian sides were known for their innovation and creativity but that they were now too structured and predictable.
“The key from that attack perspective is more about the speed and intensity of it as well, being able to deliver that creativity at high speed,” Cheika said. Continue reading AUSTRALIA RUGBY CREATIVITY NEED MORE INTENSITY
One of the voices that are stating their opinions as the EU referendum is on the way is Rio Ferdinand.
Being a former star player and ex captain of England, he says that the referendum is definitely urging him to take a stand and that is for Britain to remain part of the EU and not a separate nation. It is bigger than fighting for the Labor or the Conservative parties. His view is that, the world will change in which kids will grow up and find opportunities to live thrive and pursue different careers
. That would be affected if the referendum saw Britain, separating from EU.
Though there are people who are in favor of Britain being a separate nation, being part of the EU makes sense for Rio Ferdinand. He states that the world will change in which his kid will grow up. Continue reading Rio Ferdinand States His Opinion For An EU Referendum
Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has predicted that both Arsenal and Liverpool will miss out on the Champions League qualification next season.
If this is the case, this will be the first time since the arrival of Arsene Wenger that the Gunners will not be participating in the Champions League.
In his opinion, it will be Chelsea, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspurs that will qualify for the Champions League. He believes that Arsenal and Liverpool are too inconsistent at the moment to make it in the top four.
Rio Ferdinand said that Chelsea has been magnificent since the start of the season and that there is no doubt that they will be Champion at the end of the season. However, he is not so sure on the ranking of the teams that will be below them.
At the moment Tottenham Hotspurs seem to be the team that is in form, and he believes that the ranking will be determined by the results in the direct games opposing the teams. Continue reading Rio Ferdinand predictions on table