A monster sporting weekend coming up.

This weekend sees the opening games of the Cricket World Cup and the Super 15 Rugby Union Competition.  Seventh heaven for me! The Super 15 Rugby starts tonight with The Melbourne Rebels playing the Canterbury Crusaders in New Zealand and the Brumbies play the Queensland Reds in Australia.  Later the NSW Waratahs play the Western…

Play the game, and they did!

I loved playing a team sport when I was younger but my days of team sport are long gone, I guess that is why I so enjoy watching others participate in a team sport. As you know I went to watch my Melbourne Rebels play the British and Irish Lion on Tuesday. I was at…

Into the Lions’ Den. . . British and Irish Lions that is.

Tomorrow we head off to Melbourne to watch a tour game of the British and Irish Lions. They will be playing against my team The Melbourne Rebels.  I am really looking forward to the game as I have watched all of the tour games on television. It will be interesting to see what sort of…

Rugby, ballet and art, an interesting combination

Last Friday I made the trip to Melbourne to watch the Melbourne Rebels play the ACT Brumbies.  The previous week the Rebels had their first win of the season so I was looking forward to a good game. Unfortunately this week the Rebels lost and it wasn’t really a very exciting game. That’s a Brumbies…

On Friday, Super Rugby was indeed super.

Last Friday was the start of the Super Rugby season.  It has started a week earlier this year because the British and Irish Lions are coming to Australia on a tour in June.  The Lions only tour Australia every twelve years so it is eagerly anticipated. I have already got my ticket to see the…

A Rebels defeat.

My niece has reminded me that I haven’t done a post on the Melbourne Rebels game on the weekend.  You would probably have guessed that I really only post about the Rebels when they win.  The Rebels haven’t had many wins so there have only been a couple of posts. Last weekend we travelled to…