Rugby

World Cup Club: Melbourne 38 – 4 Leeds

World Cup Challenge: Leeds Vs Melbourne It’s not easy business learning a hard lesson. Just ask Leeds in the dire aftermath of their 38-4 World Cup Challenge defeat against Melbourne. Leeds had not gone down for  lack of trying, having managed to hold their own for the longest time before ….

Bledisloe A Priority For Castle’s Wallabies

Bledisloe A Priority For Wallabies Winning the Bledisloe Cup is a priority. These are the words of Australian-born, New Zealand-raised Rugby Australia CEO Raelene Castle. Castle made it very clear on Wednesday what her priorities were for the year, saying that no Wallabies season would be considered truly successful until ….

England Remains Six Nations Favourite

England Hoping For Lucky Number 3 England will be going all out to become the very first team to win Rugby Union’s Six Nations three consecutive times in a row. However, the reigning champions will have their work cut out for them as they go into the competition without a ….

Raelene Castle RA’s Newest Chief In Charge

Watershed Moment For Women In Sport Whether the sheer enormity of the task at hand has set in for Raelene Castle yet is anyone’s guess, but one thing is for certain: she appears to be completely up to it.  Rugby Australia on Tuesday officially announced Castle as its newest Chief ….

New Zealand Outs South Africa’s Blitzboks

Blitzboks Lose Sevens Series Dreams To New Zealand The Blitzboks’ dreams of winning the Sevens Series is no more once again after being smacked out by New Zealand 19-12 in the semi-finals in Cape Town on Saturday.  New Zealand started out by knocking defending Sevens champions England out in the ….

Blitzboks Win Dubai Final Ahead Of Cape Town

Blitzboks Defy South African Rugby Odds South Africa’s Blitzboks are excited beyond measure after having beaten New Zealand in the Dubai Sevens final on Saturday. The Blitzboks have been doing everything right that the country’s national side, the  Springboks have been doing wrong.  Having outlasted the sweltering dessert heat of ….

Fans Warned Of Complete Alcohol Ban

Call To Keep Rugby Fans In Check Rugby in the time of bad behaviour.  This is the situation that has been prevailing in Wales, especially after the recent clash between Wales and New Zealand in the town of Cardiff.  Following a bout of particularly bad behaviour, Welsh fans have been ….

Kiwi’s Out Of Rugby League World Cup

Kiwi’s Out Of Rugby League World Cup A second thwarting and almost awkward performance in succession has seen the Kiwi’s out the Rugby League World Cup door and out into the street of despair.  New Zealand Rugby League is obviously in need of many things, with most in agreement that ….

Scotland To Face All Blacks At Murrayfield

All Blacks Take on Scotland Ben Toolis is a man with an opinion.  A controversial opinion that is.  With Scotland having never beaten the All Blacks in the entire history of the two sides coming together, Toolis’ opinion that Scotland will be able to find the weak spot in the ….

All Blacks Squad Announced For French Test

All Blacks Team Announced for French Test It is a blow for Jerome Kaino, but he will be heading home this weekend after suffering a ligament injury in last weeks’ match against the Barbarians. According to coach Steve Hansen, Kaino’s injury comes with a six-week recovery time, ruling him out ….