Summer workout: Super Rugby 2021

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All the time fans are spending on holidays, they can rest assured that Super Rugby 2021 sides are not. Working off the extra pounds is a player’s annual tradition and some haven’t even rested, as they feel the heat of their summer workout. The evidence is there for many, the delayed provincial rugby season has […] READ MORE


Rugby is boring: How it can be fixed

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Not all rugby is boring. It’s northern hemisphere rugby, as exemplified by the inaugural Autumn Nations Cup, that has the issue. So what? Kiwis and Ozzies have been pointing that out for decades. But it’s objectively bad when English rugby royalty are complaining about the state of rugby after their team has just won both […] READ MORE








Blistering pace and power of Ngani Laumape

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With his blistering pace and sheer power-play, Ngani Laumape reminded rugby observers and his naysayers of his game-breaking quality, as the Hurricanes defeated the Blues. In Round Six of Super Rugby Aotearoa, the clash in Wellington saw the ‘Canes overtake the Blues place on the ladder; as the Crusaders enjoyed their second bye round. In […] READ MORE