A few lessons and maybe some hope?

August 9, 2015 20

TweetArgentina 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 excelled […]

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 […]

More rugby experts slams IRB/Referees

October 21, 2011 16

TweetThere seems to be no respite for the IRB as opinions from respected rugby experts slamming the organisation and its referees continues to dominate Rugby World Cup headlines.

Australia 21, Wales 18

October 21, 2011 46

TweetIt is the game no-one really wants to play but could give either team some consolation for not making the Rugby World Cup final.

All Blacks unchanged for final

October 20, 2011 0

TweetAll Blacks Coach Graham Henry and his Assistant Coaches Steve Hansen and Wayne Smith have today announced the All Blacks team for the 2011 Rugby World Cup Final against France at Eden Park, Auckland, on […]

Joubert to ref RWC final

October 17, 2011 11

TweetSouth Africa’s Craig Joubert will referee the Rugby World Cup final between New Zealand and France, the International Rugby Board (IRB) announced on Monday.

Beale out of semi

October 15, 2011 3

TweetAustralia full-back Kurtley Beale has lost his race to be fit for Sunday’s Rugby World Cup semifinal against New Zealand at Auckland’s Eden Park.

Wales 8, France 9

October 15, 2011 47

TweetWhen they get it on both teams can be spectacular – but this is a Rugby World Cup semi-final – who has the nerve?

Noakes drops ‘match-fixing’ bombshell

October 14, 2011 104

TweetJust as the dust started to settle on the unsuccessful defence by the Springboks of their Rugby World Cup title, respected sports science guru, Professor Tim Noakes has dropped another bombshell.

Richie will captain the All Blacks

October 13, 2011 5

TweetThe All Blacks starting XV, which will again be captained by Richie McCaw, features just three changes to the team that beat Argentina 33-10 in last weekend’s Quarterfinal

UK media rips into Bryce

October 9, 2011 115

TweetPaddy O’Brien, the IRB’s head of refs, told me before the start of the tournament that no World Cup had ever been decided by the man in the middle.

PDV quits as Bok coach

October 9, 2011 31

TweetPeter de Villiers called it quits as South Africa coach after the reigining champions lost a World Cup quarterfinal to Australia on Sunday.

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