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  • NSW Waratahs
    Preview – Waratahs v Crusaders

    The Waratahs, fresh off a stunning victory against the Rebels last weekend lie in wait for the...

  • Rugby
    UN-AUSTRALIAN ACTIVITIES: A round up of the NZ Super Rugby matches

    It was Derby Weekend in New Zealand with the Battle of the Bombays and the Southern Classic...

  • Rugby
    Chiefs Super Rugby Preview

    The Chiefs went down to the Champion Hurricanes in the semifinals in 2016 in a one-sided affair...

  • Rugby
    Blues Super Rugby Preview

      In some way the Blues had a disappointing year in 2016 finishing last in the NZ...

  • All Blacks
    Ireland stun All Blacks in Chicago

    Johnny Sexton gives Simon Zebo a hug after he scores important try   Irish eyes were smiling...

  • Rugby
    Preview: Ireland v All Blacks

    After setting a world record for consecutive Tier One wins against the Wallabies at Eden Park two...

  • All Blacks
    Preview: NZ Maori v USA Eagles

    The Maori All Blacks are a NZ rugby team representing a proud culture of New Zealand and...

  • Mitre 10 Cup
    MITRE 10 CUP PREMIERSHIP FINAL – Canterbury v Tasman

    MITRE 10 CUP PREMIERSHIP FINAL AT AMI STADIUM CHRISTCHURCH CANTERBURY 43-27 TASMAN It was an all Crusaders...

  • Mitre 10 Cup
    Mitre 10 Cup Premiership Semi Finals

    MITRE 10 CUP PREMIERSHIP – SEMI FINAL 1 IN CHRISTCHURCH CANTERBURY 22-7 COUNTIES This first semi final game was marked by an increased intensity in defence compared to regular Mitre 10 Cup matches. Counties played into the wind in the first half and copped an early penalty from Canterbury pressure right from...

  • Mitre 10 Cup
    Mitre 10 Cup Round 9 (final round) Wrap

    Premier Finalists: Canterbury, Taranaki, Tasman, Counties Championship Finalists: Otago, Wellington, North harbour, Bay of Plenty Biggest losers: Auckland, Waikato and Hawkes Bay. The former two are powerhouse unions that lost crucial games to miss out on the playoffs. Hawkes Bay were promoted from the Championship last season only to drop straight back...

  • Mitre 10 Cup
    Mitre 10 Cup 2016: Week 7 Wrap

    Highlights: • A third loss in for Waikato in two weeks as the Shield goes south to Canterbury and the Mooloos lose to bottom placed Northland • The big city teams Auckland, Wellington and Canterbury continue their momentum with big wins • In the Premiership Division Canterbury is 10 points clear on...

  • Mitre 10 Cup
    Mitre 10 Cup 2016: Week 4 Wrap

    New Breakdown Laws: ‘Matadors’ and ‘Sweepers’, no more ‘Jackal’ According to players in the Mitre 10 Cup the traditional openside role of the “Jackal” has all but gone because no-one, not even the tackler, can use their hands once a ruck has formed. Two new roles called “Matadors” and “Sweepers” have emerged...

  • All Blacks
    All Blacks smash Pumas in second half

    New Zealand 57+ – +Argentina 22 The All Blacks were wary of Los Pumas after their victory...

  • All Blacks
    Preview: New Zealand v Argentina

    Could history change in Hamilton on Saturday? If you are a realist you would point to the record books and a World Cup trophy safely in Steve Hansen’s hot water cupboard; but if you dare to dream, you know the Pumas do have a small chance and you will be glued to...

  • Mitre 10 Cup
    Mitre 10 Cup 2016: Week 2 Wrap

    Round 2 of New Zealand’s Mitre 10 Cup is done and dusted. Here’s a run down of what happened. Otago v Wellington (Thu 25 Aug) Fast improving Otago thumped last year’s Championship finalists Wellington 44-21 on Thurdsay night. The men from the deep south pulled out to a comfortable 28-0 lead, led...

  • Rugby
    Preview: Hurricanes v Chiefs Semi Final

    Wellington has a 15% chance of rain but a 100% chance of an all-New Zealand thriller in the Super Rugby semifinal between the Chiefs and Hurricanes on Saturday. Buckle in because this one is going to be a battle to decide who will progress to the 2016 Super Rugby final! In Hurricanes...

  • Rugby
    Chiefs Kick up a Storm in Capetown

    The rain never came to Newlands but the Chiefs spectacular running and passing game did and we...

  • Rugby
    Preview: Stormers v Chiefs

    Australasia’s fourth placed Chiefs travel to Cape Town to take on the Africa’s second placed Stormers for...