Rugby

Bledisloe Cups Safe On Kiwi Turf Once More

The remaining two Bledisloe Cups are secured to be played in New Zealand once more – this after NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Government’s decision to relax its isolation protocols so as to ensure the Wallabies are able to properly prepare for the first of the two tests, namely ….

Farrell Should Face 10-Week Ban For Tackle

England captain Owen Farrell should not be allowed too easily off the hook for his “clothesline” tackle of Charlie Atkinson. Such is the general consensus regarding Farrell’s latest dangerous tackle, and so much so that many are calling for a ban of at least 10 weeks for the notorious repeat ….

Marty Banks Tells Of Crazy Time In Russia

New Zealand rugby legend Marty Banks during a recent tell-all via sports platform “After the Whistle” revealed shocking details surrounding his 2011 five-month stunt playing for Russian rugby club Krasny Yar. He shook hands with the Russian mafia, revealed Banks, a time he will forever remember as the makings of ….

Warriors Won’t Push Blair For 2021 Answer

The New Zealand Warriors say they won’t be putting undue pressure on Adam Blair over him providing the club with an answer about this future – at least not before the end of the current NRL season. The former Kiwis captain has been trying to decide whether or not to ….

Crusaders To Hold On To Coach–Come What May

The man eager to next year join the British and Irish Lions for the duration of their tour of South Africa will remain on deck with the Crusaders. So said Crusaders CEO Colin Mansbridge of Scott Robertson’s aspirations to be selected to join Warren Gatland’s 2021 tour. Even if Gatland ….

88-Year-Old NZ Rugby Mystery Solved

A rugby trophy nearly a century old, and one mysteriously gone missing in 1932, has after all this time eventually been found – thereby solving one of New Zealand’s oldest rugby mysteries. Rugby’s A Loving Cup, a trophy traditionally awarded to the winners of one of the country’s longest-in-existence rugby ….

Scott Robertson Has His Sights On Lions Tour

Crusaders coach Scott Robertson is clearly very interested in becoming involved in next year’s British & Irish Lions tour of South Africa. So much so that he’s been completely outspoken about the fact that he has made contact with Lions head coach Warren Gatland in order to state his interest ….

Hetherington Unsure Of A Warriors Future

Star prop Jack Hetherington’s head-high tackle that knocked Sea Eagles player Martin Taupau out cold may end up costing him the rest of his season playing for the Warriors. Having now completed one week of a 4-game suspension, Herrington is on his way back home to his parent club the ….

Super Rugby Aotearoa Trophy Broken

Crusaders CEO Colin Mansbridge has admitted to the Super Rugby Aotearoa trophy having sustained damage whilst in the possession of the team. Mansbridge, after having initially tried to rebuff claims of “minor damage” having occurred during Sunday’s post-game victory celebrations, eventually on Monday admitted to the entire suspected palaver. Confirming ….

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 ….