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Sir Wayne Shelford celebrated for his ongoing services to Rugby & Community
Sir Wayne Shelford celebrated for his services to Rugby and the Community

The famed former All Blacks captain and community advocate Buck Shelford is now celebrated as Sir Wayne Shelford, in the 2021 New Zealand Queens birthday honours list. Honoured for what he contributed on the field for his beloved Navy club, North Harbour rugby, and the grassroots game, as well for all the work Shelford continues […]



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United Rugby Championship revealed: Opinion

The United Rugby Championship has been revealed, replacing the PRO14 and including four former Super Rugby teams from South Africa. This new competition is the realization of long-brewing plans to include the South African teams in European rugby after their fallout with Super Rugby. It should be noted though that the competition has yet to […]

Austin Elite fullback Zinzan Elan-Puttick puts the ball into play against the Houston SaberCats
Austin Gilgronis win big against the Toronto Arrows at BOLD Stadium
Raheem Bashir - Jun 17, 2021

In last weekend’s MLR matches, the Austin Gilgronis were in control for most of their Week 12 match. A key step for the host, as they invited Canadian franchise the Toronto Arrows over to their Bold Stadium base, in Del Valle. Austin Gilgronis dominate the Toronto Arrows in 47-21 win The Toronto Arrows took an […]

2020/21 Premiership Playoffs confirmed after crazy Covid-affected calendar year
2020/21 Premiership Playoffs confirmed after crazy Covid-affected calendar year

Moving from the regular season to the knockout rounds, as 2020/21 Premiership playoffs places were secured, the reality of this prolonged and somewhat crazy Covid-affected calendar year is shifted into the background. Four teams now ascend to the semi-finals. The penultimate weekend, before the two most accomplished sides will match each other in the Grand […]

Toronto Arrows centre Ben LeSage playing at Segra Field on April 3, 2021
Player Profile – Ben LeSage: Co-Captain of the Toronto Arrows
Raheem Bashir - Jun 10, 2021

Ben LeSage is one of the two co-captains of the Toronto Arrows. The Canadian was born and brought up in Calgary, Alberta. He won the athlete of the year award at Dr. E.P. Scarlett High School in Calgary. LeSage would then play varsity rugby with the UBC (University of British Columbia) Thunderbirds in Vancouver, British […]

The Toronto Wolfpack faces the London Broncos in Round 16 of the 2019 Betfred Championship
The 2021 NARL season has been cancelled analysis
Raheem Bashir - Jun 8, 2021

The 2021 NARL (North American Rugby League) season announced today that the season has been cancelled. This comes less than a month since the NARL cancelled the 2021 NARL season for the Western Conference. The news on Monday means that six Eastern Conference teams will start their NARL seasons next year. However, the Toronto Wolfpack […]

Toulouse aiming for double after Top 14 final round
Toulouse aiming for double after Top 14 final round

Stade Toulousain are the team to beat following the conclusion of the Top 14 final round. After 26 rounds of almost non-stop action, the Champions Cup winners finished top of the league and will be looking to win their 21st Bouclier des Brennus.  #TOP14 – J26Voici le classement définitif de la saison 2020/2021 !🥇🥈Toulouse et […]

Springbok squad announced
Springbok squad announced to take on the British and Irish Lions: Opinion

The Springbok squad announced on Saturday indicates how Head Coach Jacques Nienaber intends to take on the touring British and Irish Lions team. This follows the announcement of Warren Gatland’s British and Irish Lions squad as well as the coaching team. Many expect this Lions group to be very adventurous in their approach to the […]

Toulouse domination
Another decade of Toulouse domination?
Alastair Telfer - May 24, 2021

Only one side stands alone having won five European Cups. Toulouse over the last decade have been playing with four stars on their shirts, but now they are in a league on their own. Simply the greatest European side ever! Their fifth title was a long time coming with only Maxime Medard left from the […]