Under 20s Championship tournament begins June 4

Six months into the year; one where the Rugby World Cup holds much attention, the Under 20s Championship tournament begins on June 4 in Argentina. The annual contest between the leading sides will again showcase the young talent, which will become the superstars in the future. This tournament is the setting where names like Rieko […] READ MORE

‘Rip-tackle’ an effective Rugby Technique

Watching the modern rugby game, there are many examples of good Rugby Technique in use – the ‘rip-tackle’ of the ball, being the popular target for defenders. This is evident in Super Rugby, Champions Cup and at many levels of the game. The objective; to remove the ball from opponents possession. Now that might seem […] READ MORE

Auckland 1A Rugby looks to Arbitration, to resolve St Kent’s boycott threat next season


With the omen of schools threatening to boycott next year’s Auckland 1A Rugby fixtures against Saint Kentigern College; due to alleged player recruitment tactics that have other schools crying foul, College Sport Auckland is looking at arbitration to settle the vocal arguments. Five players are at the heart of an alleged schoolboy rugby ‘poaching’ strategy by […] READ MORE