Fitting end to a great player

March 15, 2014 14

Tweet Plaudits started flowing for Brian O’Driscoll, minutes after he played his last match – the world’s most capped international finishing as a champion. Ireland held on to beat France 22-20 to win the Six […]

S15: Cell C Sharks 35, Reds 20

March 15, 2014 37

Tweet The Sharks have won six of eight Super Rugby clashes against the Reds. They won the first three before losing the fourth clash and this pattern has been repeated in their last four meetings. […]

S15: Lions 39, Blues 36

March 15, 2014 60

Tweet If it is true, as the adage states, that it starts up front, then the Lions have a big advantage. Their set pieces and kicking game have been among the most effective in the […]

Six Nations: France 20, Ireland 22

March 15, 2014 24

Tweet Gauls against Gaels. It is the last of 2014’s Six Nations matches and Paris will certainly be the focus of attention. By then England will have played – and probably beaten – Italy. Unusually, […]

S15: Brumbies 28, Waratahs 23

March 15, 2014 30

Tweet Brumbies Director of Rugby Laurie Fisher put it in a nutshell when he said: “There’s a lot at stake, both teams need a win here against an Australian rival.” Waratahs coach Michael Cheika also […]

S15: Highlanders 28, Force 31

March 15, 2014 13

Tweet The Western Force’s in-form No.8 Ben McCalman feels his team needs to repeat last week’s fast start if they want to stay on the winning track. After going down to the Waratahs and Brumbies, […]

S15: Hurricanes 60, Toyota Cheetahs 27

March 15, 2014 17

Tweet The Hurricanes got their first win of the season as they hammered the Cheetahs 60-27 in an open encounter in Wellington on Saturday. Both teams are known for their attacking prowess and they did […]