Last Word on Rugby Team of the Decade

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As the end of the decade approaches it is a prime moment to look back and reflect on a scintillating 10 years of rugby. Years of quality football from both hemispheres, where a singular Team of the Decade conversation is a recognition of the sport, and of the game. Our senior writers and management have […] READ MORE



Could All Blacks management be nervous #NZLvIRE

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The common assumption with rugby followers is that New Zealand rugby teams are never intimidated. Never concerned to the point of second-guessing their preparation. Yet, due to meet Ireland, and without good build-up in their World Cup preparations, could the All Blacks management be nervous? Possibly nervous is not the word. Apprehensive, and in two […] READ MORE



Ireland RWC squad focused on Form Reversal in 2019

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With all International sides now announced, the Ireland RWC squad is wholly focused on a ‘form reversal’ in 2019, after the disappointment of the Six Nations. There is no hiding from it though. As Wales has run through all challengers in 2019, the Irish failing when on the top of the pre-Championship list, bewildered some. […] READ MORE





NZ Rugby Awards and Joe Schmidt receives Halbergs Coach of the Year endorsement

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Every December, the best and brightest of New Zealand (NZ) Rugby get together to celebrate. Whatever the accomplishments individually, the NZ Rugby Awards is the best time to celebrate the sport, as a group. For women and men, players and referees, coaches and administrators, they all sit back and acknowledge each other’s efforts. To highlight […] READ MORE