Rugby Championship 2021 revealed

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For the first time in two seasons, the full complement of competing nations will be represented when The Rugby Championship 2021 was revealed last week. Including South Africa – who could not travel in 2020, due to Coronavirus restrictions – the current World Champions will again face their famous foes from the Southern Hemisphere. New […] READ MORE




Heightened reality of ‘advancing rugby player’ penalties a technical foul

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There appeared to be a heightened reality of illegally advancing rugby player penalties this weekend in Super Rugby Aotearoa. Somewhat of a ‘technical foul’ for being offside, it showed up multiple times across both games in Round 7. Used primarily to judge players moving before permitted to following the ball upfield; apart from the player […] READ MORE




When the All Blacks held a sense of Invincibility

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Long before the Coronavirus outbreak, long before the last Rugby World Cup, in fact, there was a time of infallibility. When a team like the All Blacks invincibility. Not as much unbeatable [yet], a side that had one of the highest ever winning percentages. Both figuratively and, in actuality. In the years after the 2011 […] READ MORE