Preview : 2015 Rugby World Cup final

October 30, 2015 0

Tweet   The script could not have been set more perfectly. After the final whistle blew at Twickenham the rest of the rugby fans were left with a cliff hanger scenario. What will happen in […]

Can New Zealand be beaten?

October 20, 2015 23

Tweet The old enemies will be at it again and this time in the Rugby World Cup for the first time since 2003. In the last few years the All Black have got one over […]

Milner-Skudder retains spot

August 12, 2015 13

Tweet The All Blacks managed to make just three changes to their squad as they look to turn the tables on the Wallabies. The biggest concerns will the battle at the breakdown and the goal […]

Wallabies in World XV squad to face Japan

August 10, 2015 0

Tweet   Australia will have a number of their players playing a key role in their match fitness by being part of a fixture against the Japanese onnSaturday August 15 at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby […]

A few lessons and maybe some hope?

August 9, 2015 20

Tweet Argentina have reasons to be positive The brilliance that was the Pumas must be acknowledged. Their development side managed to dazzle in the Vodacom Cup a few years ago and some of those performers […]

Milner-Skudder heralds potent All Black side

August 5, 2015 9

Tweet Having shaken off the rib injury that had kept him off the field, Nehe Milner-Skudder has been afforded the opportunity to earn his test debut in the Rugby Championship decider against the Wallabies. He […]

Lima Sopoaga to debut for All blacks

July 23, 2015 10

Tweet   The team is: 1. Tony Woodcock (112) 2. Dane Coles (27) 3. Owen Franks (69) 4. Brodie Retallick (38) 5. James Broadhurst 6. Liam Messam (41) 7. Richie McCaw – captain (139) 8. […]

NZ squad to tour South Africa

July 18, 2015 0

Tweet Daniel Carter and Sonny Bill Williams among big players miss out on the squad to tour Africa, I mean South Africa. There will also be no Waisake Naholo as the start winger managed to […]

Castle Rugby Championship Preview

July 15, 2015 14

Tweet   By: Jacques Nortier       In a World Cup year every tournament is important but no more so than tournaments that involve the players that will attempt to bring the Webb Ellis […]

All Blacks name XV for Argentina!

July 14, 2015 4

Tweet The defending Rugby Championship champions will get their campaign off and running against Argentina with a very strong side. Winger Waisake Naholo will make his debut and so will Codie Taylor off the bench. […]

New Zealand edge Samoa!

July 8, 2015 23

Tweet   By: Benedict Chanakira (BC)     Both sides scored one try with George Moala touching down for the All Blacks on debut, while Dan Carter kicked the conversion and six penalties. This was proper Test […]

New Zealand name first squad

June 21, 2015 6

Tweet Steve Hansen has named the first of his All Black squads and featured in are a few new names in the form of Waisake Naholo, Codie Taylor, James Broadhurst, Lima Sopoaga and Nehe Milner-Skudder. […]

All Black dream fading

April 22, 2014 1

Tweet “The Pacific Islands – The All Blacks have sucked them dry for years, giving virtually nothing back.”

Springboks name unchanged squad

September 11, 2013 32

Tweet South Africa will field the same starting 15 and the same bench as they did for their 38-12 humbling of Australia in Brisbane last weekend. Date September 11, 2013 – 2:02PM Zane Kirchner is […]

McCaw becoming too big for the game?

April 15, 2013 2

Tweet It has been my view since December last year that the NZ Rugby Union are making the same mistakes the Boks did in 2009. Chris Rattue in NZ seems to agree.

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