Super Rugby franchises prepare for British and Irish Lions challenge

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In a way, it is a tough ask all around. But to the credit of the organizers and planners, the marketing blitz launched the tagline "Out Roar". For the supporters to out-roar the loud traveling support of the Lions team. Attracting a huge support-base, so to combat that fans of each franchise are asked to "be there". Not only that, the home fans need to raise their voices; to "be heard" but so too the home teams also need to 'put up their best'. READ MORE



Super Rugby: Crusaders Beat Hurricanes 20-12

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On a cold and misty night in Christchurch; the Crusaders managed to maintain their unbeaten run by winning a scrappy game against the Hurricanes. Ending 20-12, just a single try was scored in a match that went well against the script of almost every prediction. The Hurricanes were poor, well below the level of what […] READ MORE






Ngani Laumape A Thrilling Prospect for NZ Rugby

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A spot against the Lions would seem a long shot, but a place on the end of year Northern Tour wouldn’t seem too far-fetched. He is a such thrilling prospect for NZ Rugby. And yes, for all the excitement and enthusiasm at present, Ngani Laumape could also be a history maker; no one has yet played rugby league for the Warriors, and then also (probably) played for the All Blacks. My money is on Laumape being the first! READ MORE


Crusaders Will Face Biggest Challenge When Back At Home

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The Crusaders have looked above and beyond any other side in Super Rugby so far; but they could face their toughest test yet once a difficult trip to South Africa is over. The next time that the Crusaders play in front of their home fans will be in a clash against the Hurricanes. Now the […] READ MORE