Sunday, 18 October 2015

Greig Laidlaw and Vern Cotter react to Scotland's Rugby World Cup exit - while referee Craig Joubert gets a panning on Twitter

The disappointment in Greig Laidlaw's voice following Scotland's 35-34 loss to Australia is almost tangible. But what an effort by Scotland.

Meanwhile, Craig Joubert gets a pasting on Twitter after hot-footing it off the field following his controversial late decision against the Scots at Twickenham. Well, it wouldn't be a World Cup without at least one ref getting a total panning, would it? That said, I agree his post-match actions smack of cowardice and disrespect.

Sunday, 4 October 2015

Cheika Mate: Michael Cheika out-foxes England

"It wasn't a perfect performance," said Australia coach Michael Cheika. But it wasn't far off it, especially as far as the hapless Poms on the receiving end were concerned.

Here's Cheika post-match take on his side's record 33-13 win at Twickenham, which condemned England to the ignominy of a pool-stage exit from their own World Cup.