Six Nations Matches To Resume In October

The amended dates for the remainder of this year’s Six Nations matches have been confirmed by the competition’s organisers. Brought to a sudden halt mid-way through the tournaments in March, the games for the men’s as well as the women’s competitions will in October pick up they left off earlier ….

Broncos Centre The Victim Of Revenge Porn

As if a royally proportioned nightmare season of note isn’t enough to keep the Brisbane Broncos busy stomping out the fires raging on all sides, the team also now finds itself at the centre of a full-blown revenge porn scandal. A video showing Broncos centre Kotoni Staggs in a personal ….

Chiefs Coach Warns Over Poor Kiwi Refereeing

New Zealand referees will have to massively improve if they’re to be recognised or even taken seriously by the international rugby community. So says Chiefs coach Warren Gatland following a flurry of controversial refereeing decisions made against his team. The Chiefs’ seventh consecutive loss against the Blues last week saw ….

Legendary Former AB Lock Andy Haden Dies

Tributes are streaming in on social media following the death of former All Blacks lock and legendary rugby-man Andy Haden. He was 69. Diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia in 2003, Haden lost a long and protracted battle with the illness at his home early on Wednesday morning. He only recently ….

Chiefs Suffer Yet Another Aotearoa Setback

The winless Chiefs have just been dealt yet another nasty blow – this time in the form of a shoulder injury sustained by Solomon Alaimalo. Worst of all is that it’s the type of injury that will leave the team without its star left wing for the rest of the ….

Adam Blair Still Confident Despite Criticism

Warriors forward Adam Blair, despite currently bearing the brunt of some pretty heavy criticism voiced by interim coach Todd Payten, says he remains confident in his own ability of “having something more to offer”. Whether or not whatever it is that the prop has in mind will be displayed whilst ….

Ben Stokes Is Cricket’s Greatest Player

Ben Stokes, so say the Kiwi’s teammates, is the best cricketer in the world. All-rounder Stokes during England’s second test-win against the West-Indies, performed the type of all-rounder match-winning greatness only witnessed once or twice in a century. All of which has led the feisty player’s mates to believe that ….

Andy Haden Confirmed Gravely Ill At His Home

A family spokesperson to close relatives of All Blacks rugby great Andy Haden has confirmed that the veteran rugby legend is currently battling a grave illness at his home. The family expressed the wish that Haden as well as their privacy be respected during the difficult time now facing the ….

Don’t Hold Your Breath For A Hansen Book

Former All Blacks coach Sir Steve Hansen says he’s not in the least bit interested in “writing a book” about illustrious and eventful rugby career. This is obviously causing quite the upset in sports circles, as Hansen’s refusal to publish a tell-all memoire essentially breaks the proverbial “daisy chain” as ….

Matt Anderson Suspended Over Drug Deal

Former national Kiwi harness racing star and national representative Matthew Anderson has been banned from competing for 6 months following his involvement in a drug deal with two fellow drivers. Anderson had reportedly sold ecstasy, which is in New Zealand classified a “Class B” drug, to two fellow drivers unnamed ….