Daniel Gardner

Dan’s claim to fame was once being mistaken for David Beckham while living in South Korea. The ex U/8 most improved football prodigy now spends his days solving the mysteries of Wallaby selections and debating the quota of WA players in the Australian cricket team.

Articles by Daniel Gardner
Beauden Barett vs Ritchie Mounga - Who's the better no.10?
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen is struggling to get the best out of the side with Beauden Barrett and Richie Mo'unga in the starting XV. Both men have compelling cases as the starting number 10 for the current World Cup holders.
Daniel Gardner - 2 August 2019
2019 Rugby Championship: 3 reasons why the All Blacks are the team to beat
The countdown to the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan begins in earnest this weekend, with the opening round of the 2019 Rugby Championship. An abridged version gives South Africa, Argentina and Australia little time to make up ground.
Daniel Gardner - 19 July 2019
Crusaders vs Jaguares: A statistical look at the 2019 Super Rugby final
Five months of super rugby action culminates with the most successful franchise in Super Rugby history chasing immortality, against a Jaguares side that has gone from making up the numbers to African Conference champions in 2019.
Daniel Gardner - 4 July 2019
NRL Origin Hoodoos: Which teams will shine and who’ll crash during the Origin period
While Kevin Walters is busy plotting revenge for State of Origin III, we thought we’d take a look at the contenders who have struggled with the Origin hoodoo and the dark horses who are set to take advantage of the Origin carnage.
Daniel Gardner - 28 June 2019
The Brumbies remain key to the Wallabies' World Cup chances
Aussie rugby fans have plenty of reason for optimism heading into the Rugby World Cup in Japan. As we head into the 2019 Super Rugby semi-finals this weekend, the Brumbies have proven that you don’t need kryptonite to beat the Kiwis this season.
Daniel Gardner - 28 June 2019
Super Rugby Finals 2019: Your team’s chances of stopping the Crusaders
Jaguares have emerged as a real threat to stopping the Crusaders from claiming a third consecutive Super Rugby title.
Daniel Gardner - 19 June 2019
Down the Blindside: Super Rugby Round 8 Preview
The Hurricanes will be desperate to bounce back into form when they take on the Highlanders in Dunedin on Friday night. Canes coach John Plumtree will be praying to the rugby gods that Jordie Barrett can help his side to a win this weekend.
Daniel Gardner - 5 April 2019
Down the Blindside: Reiko regnites Blues hopes
The Crusaders will be intent on rebounding from their poor showing against the Waratahs with a clinical performance against the Hurricanes this weekend.
Daniel Gardner - 28 March 2019
Lions offensive shift, Chiefs to continue winless streak
Round 6 of the Super Rugby season kicks off with the Blues hoping to turn around their dreadful form slump against their conference rivals when they clash with the Highlanders...
Daniel Gardner - 21 March 2019
AFL 2019 Season Preview
Melbourne, Richmond and Collingwood are the early season front runners to again finish at the top of the AFL ladder, while the Gold Coast Suns are expected to have some competition for the wooden spoon.
Daniel Gardner - 6 March 2019
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