|100%||Kick Percent Success||71%|
|22||Kicks From Hand||30|
|63% / 47%||Possession 1H/2H||37% / 53%|
|64% / 52%||Territory 1H/2H||36% / 48%|
|78 / 84 (92%)||Rucks Won||51 / 52 (98%)|
|5 / 8 (62%)||Mauls Won||2 / 5 (40%)|
|0||Total Free Kicks Conceded||1|
This has been a tough old time for Raelene Castle. But does she deserve such intense criticism; are the problems affecting Australian rugby all her doing? Sam Bruce analyses both sides of the code-splitting debate.
The Super Rugby champion Crusaders have been forced to apologise after several members of their squad were spied flouting New Zealand's isolation rules.
There has been a breakthrough in stalled talks between Rugby Australia and players regarding the COVID-19 shutdown as speculation swirls about the future of Raelene Castle.
Melbourne Rebels captain Dane Haylett-Petty has pointed to a rival code for their handling of the coronavirus-enforced cost cutting as talks between players and Rugby Australia (RA) go in circles.
The standoff between Rugby Australia and the Rugby Union Players Association is getting uglier, with the players' union revealing they are still yet to receive an overview of the governing body's financial position.
The coronavirus pandemic has brought rugby to a screeching halt all over the globe. But administrators must not waste the unplanned opportunity to take stock, both in their own backyards and in conjunction with one another.