Five reasons why I’m a proud Rebels fan

It was very cold last night at the Stockade. It was cold, and it was sad. It was sad, not so much because we lost, but because there would be no next game to look forward to. As the players mingled with their fans, kids kicked balls on the pitch, as the fireworks went off to summons the end of the Melbourne Rebels’ inaugural season, no-one really wanted it to end. Sporting success is generally associated with on-field success, of champions taking all before them, and of soaring victories. Succ...
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The glorious Rebelution

Despite the fact that the Hurricanes are my adopted former home town team, I'm still on a massive high after the Melbourne Rebels' win against the 'Canes last night at AAMI Park - aptly also known as the Stockade. The Rebels' article this morning really put the crowd's passion and the team's belief in themselves in perspective: The article, referring to captain Stirling Mortlock: Mortlock, one of the most experienced players in the history of Australian rugby, paid a special tribute to the AAM...
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