Rugby

Warriors Bring In Nathan Brown

The Warriors have brought in Newcastle Knights boss Nathan Brown, who is set to take a new role as specialist coach. The team has made a number of changes to their coaching set up, with one of the biggest being the hiring of former Newcastle Knights coach Nathan Brown, who ….

Dylan Hartley To Retire From Rugby

England and Northampton hooker Dylan Hartley has officially announced his retirement from professional rugby following his failure to properly recover from a new injury. The former England captain, who is 33 years old, has not played a match since December last year, and was not able to join his team ….

NZ Foster Geared Up for Match Against Ireland

New Zealand’s national Rugby team is not to be feared for nothing. They’re chasing what will be their fourth World Cup title as they get ready for their quarter-final against Ireland. They’ve got several things going for them, most notably their vast experience in the tournament and fearlessness thanks to ….

Italy Devastated By RWC Exit

Head coach of Italy, Conor O’Shea, has said that his team is devastated at having to exit the Rugby World Cup despite needing a miracle match to beat the New Zealand time. The Azzurri would have had to beat the All Blacks for their final Pool B game in order ….

All Blacks Move Into Contingency Mode

The All Blacks have moved into contingency mode following the cancellation of their final Rugby World Cup pool match. Coach Steve Hansen has applauded World Rugby for making the sensible decision in the face of the massive storm that’s threatening to cause havoc in Japan. World Rugby announced that it ….

All Blacks Coach Creating Negative Environment

Two former All Blacks players have recently made their beliefs on the Wallabies’ siege mentality at the Rugby World Cup open to the public. Richard Kahui and Andy Ellis, who both participated in New Zealand’s 2011 World Cup victory, believe that coach Michael Cheika has created a negative environment in ….

New Zealand Wins First RWC Game

New Zealand launched its World Cup title defence with an exciting 23-13 victory over South Africa that gave plenty of proof as to why the All Blacks are the favourite of many pundits to beat Japan 2019. South Africa had the best of opening rounds and led 3-0 through a ….

Rugby Players To Cover Tattoos At World Cup

New Zealand and Samoan athletes taking part in the Rugby World Cup will be covering the tattoos on their arms and legs while visiting the country. This is being done as a nod of cultural respect, as tattoos within the country are often associated with organised crime syndicates. Tattooed people ….

All Blacks’ Plans Disrupted Over Injury

Five minor wounds compelled the All Blacks into a mix and match of different selections for their game against Tonga in Hamilton for their pre-World Cup loadout. While Steve Hansen and the rest of the coaching staff will not be too worried that a quintet of their 31 Japan-bound troops ….

All Blacks Take First In Rugby World Rankings Again

Wales ‘ brief reign at the top of the World Rugby rankings is over after their 11-match winning home run ended at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff with the latest 22-17 loss for Ireland. According to the World Rugby journal, with one-and-a-half rating points deducted from their sum due to ….