Rugby

Rugby League World Cup Loses Kiwis And Kangaroos

With the Rugby League World Cup set to take place this October, the world waits in bated breath to find out if the games will continue. Organisers have refused to cancel the competition, and as a result, the Kiwis and Kangaroos will not be competing in the tournament. Both the ….

Sekope Kepu Caught In Coutnies-Manukau

Former Wallaby Sekope Kepu has found himself in the middle of an argument between two Counties Manukau rugby clubs. After appearing in a game for Karaka in the club semi-final against Manurewa. He stepped in at halftime and is believed to have led the team to victory as they ended ….

Tonga Defends 102-0 All Blacks Blowout

Following the landslide victory in this weekend’s game between the All-Blacks and Tonga, it has received a lot of criticism and even been labelled a pointless exercise. The Tonga team had to compete without 20 frontline players as a result of politics, COVID-19, and rugby economics. As a result, they ….

Vaea Fifita Announces Hurricanes’ Departure

Vaea Fifita is the latest Hurricanes player to announce his departure as he signs with an overseas team. He has announced that he has signed with the Wasps and will be joining the English Premiership. With 11 tests behind his name, the 29-year-old loose forward has signed the dotted line ….

Braydon Ennor To Miss Upcoming Games

All Blacks midfielder Braydon Ennor who had previously been announced as part of the 36-man squad to take on Tonga and Fiji next month will no longer be able to play. He has had to have an appendectomy and will need the time to recover from the surgery which is ….

All Blacks vs Samoa Game To Be Played Behind Closed Doors

Following a COVID-19 scare, the upcoming game in Wellington where the All Blacks will face off against Samoa will now take place behind closed doors. The test game will continue as scheduled at Sky Stadium despite a recent scare in the nation’s capital. There will, however, be no fans in ….

Boyd Cordner Retires Following Concussion Battle

It is with great sadness that we announce the official retirement of Sydney Roosters player Boyd Cordner. He made the emotional announcement on Monday following months of repeated concussions. Cordner’s retirement will be effective immediately, with his last official game in the professional rugby league during last year’s State of ….

Highlanders Vs Rebels Match In Doubt

The upcoming Super Rugby Transtasman match between the Rebels and the Highlanders is hanging in the balance. With the announcement of the pause of the travel bubble between Victoria and New Zealand, it is uncertain what will happen with regards to this widely anticipated event. Chris Hipkins, the COVID-19 Minister, ….

Hurricanes Sign Dominic Bird For The 2022 Season

Dominic Bird has returned from France after spending time with Racing Metro. He has signed a contract with Wellington for the 2021 NPC and the Hurricanes of the 2022 Super Rugby competition. Bird made his rugby debut while at Lincoln University, playing for Canterbury. He then went on to play ….

Black Ferns Two Years Without Test Rugby

By the time New Zealand’s Black Ferns get to play test rugby again, they’ll have gone two years without playing as much as a single test match. Such has been the impact of the ongoing global crisis on the sporting calendar. An overseas tour is possibly in the offing for ….