Kieran Read calls time on stellar career

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This week has seen another legend of the game hang up his boots for good in former All Blacks captain Kieran Read. After the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Tokyo, Read retired from international rugby but has now announced his time on the pitch has officially come to an end. After a stellar career that […] READ MORE




All Blacks humbled 7-19 by England Rugby superiority

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In a less than satisfactory performance, the New Zealand All Blacks were humbled 7-19 by¬† England Rugby superiority, in the 2019 Rugby World Cup semifinal in Yokohama on October 26. In a change in form that caught some by surprise, a wiser game plan and ‘bulletproof forward play’ undermined the All Blacks presumed strengths. The […] 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