I noted yesterday that ESPN3 would be showing The Rugby Championship again this year. The fact that ESPN continues to show TRC means they continue to have the SANZAAR broadcast license in the US, which also means they have the rights to the Mitre 10 Cup. Since ESPN has offered no indication that they will … Continue reading Time to Harass ESPN for Mitre 10 Cup, and Other Tuesday Notes
The Australian Rugby Union announced on Friday that they were incompetent jerkfaces who should be removed from their jobs (admittedly, they've made this announcement many times of late). In a related move, they also announced their intention to remove the Western Force from Super Rugby. The ARU has been debating whether to remove the Force … Continue reading Jerkface ARU Still Trying to Cut Force
After five months of rugby action, four teams that deserve to compete for the championship trophy, and four teams that SANZAAR is contractually obligated to put into the Super Rugby playoffs, will take the pitch and determine, once and for all (or until next February), which Southern Hemisphere club stands supreme. Here's a hint - … Continue reading Super Rugby Playoff Preview!