Rugby

Warren Gatland To Coach Chiefs

Warren Gatland will be taking over the Chiefs in his native country of New Zealand once his contract with Wales comes to an end after the World Cup. The 55 year old will be replacing Colin Cooper, who will be stepping down from his current coaching position. Gatland will be ….

All Blacks Chief Steve Tew To Step Down

Steve Tew has announced that he will be stepping down from the position of New Zealand Rugby CEO at the end of the 2019 season after a 12-year tenure that saw his team win four World Cup titles along with huge increases in revenues. Tew, who was first appointed to ….

Atu Moli Returns to Super Rugby

Atu Moli’s 2018 Super Rugby season was cut short following an injury in the season opener last February. Playing for the All Blacks against the Crusaders, he sustained an injury to his left leg that has kept him out of the sport until now. However, he was back as Chiefs ….

Springbok Sevens Beat All Blacks In Cape Town

The Springbok Sevens finished in third place at the HSBC Cape Town Sevens after beating opponents New Zealand 10-5 in the bronze medal match. With the Springboks starting the game with only 10 fit players, the team, who lost 21-26 in injury-time for their final Pool A match, gave a ….

The Current All Blacks Player Ratings

The ratings for players in the All Blacks team have been announced. Ratings are gathered for players after every test, with hooker Codie Taylor with the best ratings on average of any All Black who made the field in four or more tests. Sonny Bill Williams was at the other ….

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 ….