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








New Hurricanes captain Ardie Savea

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While humble in his self-assessment, new Hurricanes captain Ardie Savea will steel himself by having solid leadership around him, as he steps up into his new role in 2021. Savea says he is honoured to have the opportunity to lead. “This is getting out of my comfort zone, but I feel like this is a time […] READ MORE