All Blacks Prove They’re Not Invincible

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Positive news for the rest of World Rugby: the All Blacks are not as invincible as they once were. With respect, I do not say that lightly. Saturday’s win over the Barbarians at Twickenham showed glimpses of All Black magic but, it highlighted more just how vital certain personnel are to this team. A supposed […] READ MORE




David Havili Could Achieve All Black Dream In A Hurry

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Impressive Crusaders fullback David Havili might just find himself having the opportunity to represent the All Blacks sooner than he could ever have imagined. The season is over for Jordie Barrett, all bar the medical confirmation. During the Hurricanes semifinal loss to the Lions; Barrett injured his shoulder and has most likely torn some crucial […] READ MORE




Chiefs Semifinal Hopes May Rest With Damian McKenzie

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The Chiefs semifinal hopes may rest with Damian McKenzie in Saturday’s do-or-die Super Rugby semifinal clash against the Crusaders in Christchurch. McKenzie, 22, is currently riding the waves of his most impressive Super Rugby season yet. ‘The smiling assassin’ insists he doesn’t deliberately look for the camera just before starting his kicking routine. The stillness, […] READ MORE


Unreliable Rumours Of Damian McKenzie Shifting To Leicester

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Rumours that Damian McKenzie could feature for the Leicester Tigers in 2018 have gathered momentum this week, but the reliability of information coming out of the UK is inconsistent at best. All that talk is just that though – talk. If it happens, and it’s a big if at this point, McKenzie’s departure would be […] READ MORE


Damian McKenzie Called ‘The Best Player in Super Rugby’

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Damian McKenzie may find himself missing out on a spot in the All Blacks squad, but his boss at the Chiefs had something else to say on the matter. With the All Blacks squad due to be named on Thursday, Chiefs head coach Dave Rennie appeared quietly surprised at the very notion that McKenzie could […] READ MORE