Super Rugby Week Seven: Controversy Strikes

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Super Rugby Week Seven saw the DHL Stormers lose away to the Blues and the Vodacom Bulls sneak an away win against the Cell C Sharks. Super Rugby Week Seven Blues 24 DHL Stormers 9 Blues – Tries: Tenielu Tele’a, Tehere Black and Rieko Ioane Conversions: Tehere Black 3 Penalty: Tehere Black DHL Stormers – Penalties: Jean-Luc du Plessis There wasn’t […] READ MORE





2017 Not a Season Sonny Bill Williams will Celebrate

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Polarizing, talented, and yet at times, a frustrating figure in rugby union. Sonny Bill Williams, the multi-code star whom has risen and fallen in public favour, will look back on 2017 with little fondness. The player [personally] will feel one way. The rugby public–those in the Northern Hemisphere, and those in his native New Zealand–will […] READ MORE




Super Rugby Week 17: The African Conferences

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Super Rugby Week 17 was the last week of conference competition and the teams now head into the playoff series. Super Rugby Week 17: The African Conferences Ten teams have now had their Super Rugby seasons end at the culmination of the the round robin stage of the competition, with the final eight entering the […] READ MORE


The Lions Have The Blues But Positives Can Be Found

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The New Zealand media will once again be happily licking its lips when digesting the Lions’ defeat to the Auckland Blues, who were well deserved winners against the ill-disciplined tourists. After an opening cagey win and one defeat, is there a real need for the alarm bells to be ringing for Warren Gatland’s side? Not […] READ MORE


British and Irish Lions downed by Auckland Blues: LWOR player ratings

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The British and Irish Lions performance tonight was perhaps marginally better than the tour opener, but they succumbed to their first loss of the tour. Ihaia West’s phenomenal late try gave the Auckland Blues a thoroughly deserved 22-16 success at Eden Park. On the ground where the British and Irish Lions will play the first […] READ MORE