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Jack O'Rourke

Australian based rugby writer and former player who has been working in journalism and media. Contributed to Green & Gold Rugby and rugby.com.au. In awe of Taniela Tupou's quads.

50 Articles
Opinion

Wallabies player ratings vs All Blacks | Rugby Championship

The Wallabies have fallen to a heart-breaking defeat to the All Blacks in Melboure. Who were their most impressive performers in t…

Jack O'Rourke
Jack O'Rourke
15 Sep 2022, 9:22
Opinion

Wallabies player ratings vs Springboks | Rugby Championship

The Wallabies couldn't back up last weekend's victory against the Springboks and fell to a loss in Sydney. Who stood up in defeat?

Jack O'Rourke
Jack O'Rourke
03 Sep 2022, 9:47
Opinion

Wallabies player ratings vs Springboks | Rugby Championship

The Wallabies have claimed an important victory over the Springboks in Adelaide. Who stood out for the home side in the win?

Jack O'Rourke
Jack O'Rourke
27 Aug 2022, 4:35
Opinion

Wallabies player ratings vs England | 1st Test July 2022

The Wallabies survived by the skin of their teeth to record a famous 30-28 victory. How did they rate in the victory?

Jack O'Rourke
Jack O'Rourke
02 Jul 2022, 8:53
Opinion

The winners and losers of the 35-man Wallabies squad to face England

Here are the winners and losers from Dave Rennie's first Wallabies squad of the year, named ahead of next month's test series agai…

Jack O'Rourke
Jack O'Rourke
13 Jun 2022, 21:57
Opinion

Chiefs player ratings vs Crusaders | Super Rugby Pacific

The Chiefs attacked with all their might but they just couldn't find their way past a dogged Crusaders defence on Friday night. Wh…

Jack O'Rourke
Jack O'Rourke
10 Jun 2022, 6:42
Opinion

Waratahs player ratings vs Chiefs | Super Rugby Pacific

Here's how the Waratahs rated in their Super Rugby Pacific quarter-final defeat to the Chiefs in Hamilton.

Jack O'Rourke
Jack O'Rourke
04 Jun 2022, 3:05
Opinion

Crusaders player ratings vs Reds | Super Rugby Pacific

Here's how the Crusaders rated in their Super Rugby Pacific quarter-final win over the Reds in Christchurch on Friday.

Jack O'Rourke
Jack O'Rourke
03 Jun 2022, 5:50
Opinion

Picking a Wallabies squad based on the regular season of Super Rugby Pacific

As Super Rugby Pacific heads into its post-season, here's a look at what the Wallabies squad for the upcoming England series may l…

Jack O'Rourke
Jack O'Rourke
02 Jun 2022, 20:00
Opinion

Waratahs player ratings vs Blues | Super Rugby Pacific

Waratahs had all the possession early but pushed the pass one on too many occasions. The Waratahs had multiple cracks at the Blues…

Jack O'Rourke
Jack O'Rourke
28 May 2022, 17:01

Waratahs player ratings vs Highlanders | Super Rugby Pacific

The Waratahs responded by marching up the field, and Will Harris barged through the Highlanders defence for a short range try. 

Jack O'Rourke
Jack O'Rourke
22 May 2022, 2:45
Opinion

Brumbies player ratings vs Blues | Super Rugby Pacific

How did the Brumbies rate in their heart-breaking loss to the Blues in Canberra?

Jack O'Rourke
Jack O'Rourke
21 May 2022, 15:50

Brumbies player ratings vs Crusaders | Super Rugby Pacific

For round 13 of Super Rugby Pacific the Brumbies welcomed the Crusaders to GIO Stadium in Canberra.

Jack O'Rourke
Jack O'Rourke
13 May 2022, 8:57
Opinion

Chiefs player ratings vs Brumbies | Super Rugby Pacific

The Chiefs were outclassed by a clinical Brumbies side in Hamilton on Saturday night. Who were the best performers in a losing eff…

Jack O'Rourke
Jack O'Rourke
07 May 2022, 6:10
Opinion

Reds player ratings vs Highlanders | Super Rugby Pacific

An understrength Reds side was tipped up by the Highlanders at Suncorp Stadium on Friday evening. Who were the Reds' best on the n…

Jack O'Rourke
Jack O'Rourke
06 May 2022, 9:00
Opinion

Brumbies player ratings vs Hurricanes | Super Rugby Pacific

The Brumbies welcomed back Tom Banks in the fifteen jersey after recovering from a facial injury sustained in round six and he was…

Jack O'Rourke
Jack O'Rourke
01 May 2022, 3:41

'I don't care, we beat them': Waratahs not buying talk that Crusaders were 'understrength' in loss

Coleman spoke about the Waratahs organization celebrating the wins when they happen after a few lean years for the men in sky blue…

Jack O'Rourke
Jack O'Rourke
30 Apr 2022, 20:18
Opinion

Waratahs player ratings vs Chiefs | Super Rugby Pacific

To kick off the inaugural Super Round in Melbourne, the Waratahs played the Chiefs at AAMI Park. How did the Australians rate in t…

Jack O'Rourke
Jack O'Rourke
22 Apr 2022, 11:18
Opinion

Moana Pasifika player ratings vs Hurricanes | Super Rugby Pacific

Moana Pasifika travelled to Wellington to play the Hurricanes on Tuesday night for Super Rugby Pacific.

Jack O'Rourke
Jack O'Rourke
12 Apr 2022, 7:46
Opinion

Blues player ratings vs Chiefs | Super Rugby Pacific

Here's how the Blues rated in their emphatic 25-0 Super Rugby Pacific victory over the Chiefs at FMG Stadium Waikato in Hamilton.

Jack O'Rourke
Jack O'Rourke
09 Apr 2022, 6:04
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