Argentina must pick Europe-based players to have more success

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The picking of overseas-based players is one of the more oft-discussed topics in rugby. From the Steffon Armitage ‘exceptional circumstances’ saga in England to the Welsh leaving Rhys Webb in the cold, it is rare rugby survives even a month without at least one nation’s rules examined and alternatives suggested by the media. Australia amended […] READ MORE


All Smiles for the All Blacks, but not ‘All of the Time’

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Winning isn’t easy. Being successful means that you are continually looking to improve. And while it is never perfect, teams often reach near to it. The All Blacks did so against South Africa in Albany, and due to a drawn result between the Africans and Australia last week, were all smiles when hoisting The Rugby […] READ MORE


All Black Selectors Make Subtle Changes for ARGvNZL

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If all those elements come together, after the All Black selectors make subtle changes for ARGvNZL, then The 2017 Rugby Championship title is one step closer for the current World Champions. READ MORE



NZLvARG – Rugby by the Numbers

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The Rugby Championship clash in New Plymouth was a solid game. Not as exciting as the climactic finish to NZLvAUS last month, but last nights NZLvARG match was an ideal example of ‘rugby by the numbers’. Statistics show that the four quarters of the game were each different. From an early advantage from the Argentinian side, […] READ MORE



The Rugby Championship Scoreboard – Round Two Results

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With the second round of matches in The Rugby Championship completed, the standings have not changed. South Africa and New Zealand collected wins, however Australia gained a losing bonus point. That could prove important, when it comes to to the final round. Important as much in the points accumulated, but also in how the win/loss […] READ MORE


Springboks Defeat Los Pumas in Port Elizabeth

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Their superior physicality and set pieces helped the Springboks defeat Los Pumas in both teams opening Rugby Championship games in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. READ MORE


HSBC Wellington Sevens 2017 Title Goes to South Africa

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Taking the Wellington Sevens 2017 title, South Africa showed their true credentials. A polished side, it appears that they may be hard to topple, so for the sides drawn with them at the Sydney Sevens, will need to be on fire, to have any chance. READ MORE


Los Pumas are Fighting Fit for Wales

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After a better than expected result against Japan, Los Pumas are fighting fit for Wales on Saturday. In a battle of the top six World Rugby ranked teams, each is wanting to keep their places, and to impress on fans their ability to win on the world stage. The touring Argentina side face three of the […] READ MORE