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Men’s University Cup 2017 – Round 2

A more tolerable day out at RMIT Bundoora on Saturday 11th March for the 2nd Round of Men's University Cup where RMIT, Melbourne Uni, Monash Uni and Swinburne Uni brought their clubs back for another battle for tournament glory. The match up for the day: 1:00 PM – RMIT FC vs Melbourne University Soccer Club 3:00 PM – Swinburne FC ... More

RMcP: Paul Pogba, Wayne Rooney and the tactically undermined footballer.

The Euros. In the last four iterations of the tournament massively under-rated teams have won twice (not quite as jarring this time around as in 2004 but still a big deal), there can be no doubt that the continental competitions of Europe and the Americas are capable of delivering some really great entertainment. But dumbass coaches are ... More

RMcP – Euro Semi-Finals breakdown and Predictions

Possibly our final exclusively Euro 2016-themed article, as I pen – well, type – this we find ourselves with a pair of semi-finals left. Frankly, with any such tournament – a tennis Grand Slam, for another example – I find the dying stages to actually be quite boring, the time between games gets stretched out, the games themselves ... More

Jones hat trick to mark his 50th appearance for the club

Mitchell Rangers made the long journey to the Redback’s Poplar Fortress. Both teams sat at opposite ends of the table but RMIT were wary of the visitors after a hard fought 2-0 win in the return fixture. RMIT looked to make a mark on the game early on but for some lacklustre finishing in front of goals. In the 33rd minute Michael Jones ... More

RMcP: Euro 2016 Refresher

Week 2 of our great correspondence, and I’m sitting here feeling like Seinfeld as I wonder ‘what is with’ international football – it ebbs and flows, form comes and goes, the rain falls on the plain in Spain and what the hell happened to Croatia? If the group stages were a theoretically exciting exercise in hitherto secondary and ... More

RMcP – Early Observations and Meditations on the Euros

The Euro 2016 tournament is in full flight now, even if that flight is less than scintillating at times, and what better subject to draw on to kick off this series of weekly football related posts than the subject at hand: Popping balls, and sundry. The following is a collection of random musings: not infallible, but enthusiastic at the ... More