Rugby

Ryan Crotty To Replace Sonny Bill Williams

Current world champions the All Blacks have made only one injury-enforced change to their squad as they gear up to take on Ireland in a once-off Test match being played in Dublin. Centre Ryan Crotty will be taking the place of Sonny Bill Williams, who received a shoulder injury during ….

Ireland Wins 28-17 Against Argentina

Ireland’s plan for an autumn international clean-sweep has remained intact as the team wins 28-17 over Argentina. Kieran Marmiom and Bundee Aki both fought hard during the first half of the match, but the Six Nations champions struggled to keep the Pumas at bay. Fly-half Nicolas Sanchez kept the visitors ….

New Zealand Names 2019 Super Rugby Teams

33 players have been selected from the 190 professional player by five New Zealand Super Rugby franchises to take part in the 2019 season. The Chiefs, Wellington, Blues, Crusaders, and Highlanders have named their 38-men squads after they confirmed the last of the remaining places on their line-ups. Along with ….

All Blacks Name Second String Side

New Zealand, current rugby world champions, have recently named two uncapped players for their second-string starting line-up for their upcoming test against Japan. The team has called midfielder Mott Proctor and forward Dalton Papali’l for the XV, and they expect that another six players will be called to make their ….

All Blacks Win Bledisloe Cup In Japan

The All Blacks ended the Bledisloe series with a sweeping victory over the Wallabies 37 – 20 at Yokohama in Japan, which is the future venue for the 2019 Rugby World Cup. Australia, who were eager to prove themselves after a difficult season, went on to the stadium amid a ….

Jerome Kaino Receives Five-Week Ban

Toulouse back rower Jerome Kaino has been issued a five-week ban after he performed a dangerous tackle on Bath’s Jamie Roberts during their Champions Cup game. The 25-year-old player, who has won 81 caps in the All Blacks in the past, was given a yellow card for the tackle, which ….

All Blacks Win Against The Springboks

Ardie Savea’s late try pushed the All Blacks to the hard-earned 32-30 victory over the Springboks in their Rugby Championship Test that took place in Pretoria. The match, which was tightly contested, and was the chance for the All Blacks to earn back their title as the world championships after ….

Springboks Unsure On How To Deal With All Blacks

The Springboks have been praising the All Blacks pack, and revealing their thoughts on their scrums and mauls tactics. Matthew Proudfoot, a South African who played a few test matches in the Scottish front row, has described the All Blacks pack as incredible. Ahead of their latest test in Pretoria, ….

Pumas Choose Ramiro Harrera As Prop

Argentina have decided to pick Stade Francais prop Ramiro Harrera for their Rugby Championship Test against New Zealand that is set to take place in Buenos Aires, in a move that shows their relaxing of a local-only policy. Harrera will be replacing Santiago Medrano, now a substitute, for the Estadio ….

All Blacks Skipper To Miss Argentina Test

Skipper Kieran Read will be missing the upcoming Rugby Championship Test against Argentina, which has been confirmed by coach Steve Hanson. Read, who had a back operation at the end of last year, returned to Test rugby in August, but was ultimately omitted from the 32-man squad who are travelling ….