The All Blacks Ready for The Rugby Championship

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In a busy news week for rugby in New Zealand, topics have ranged from Super Rugby semi finals to the All Blacks head coach re-signing. News items included the Men’s and Women’s Rugby Sevens teams leaving for Miami, to complete final preparations for their Olympic campaign. But in all this activity, primary concern always returns to the […] READ MORE


Super Rugby Australian Conference Predictions

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The Brumbies and Waratahs are neck and neck in the race for top spot in the Super Rugby Australian Conference. After Round 15 the two sides are inseparable with both locked on 39 points with the Brumbies edging in front by virtue of a solitary victory more than their opponents. Total number of wins is […] READ MORE





England’s First Test XV – Reaction

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There were high hopes for Eddie Jones’ first team selection against his home nation but it is interesting that for all the sound-bites, the analogies & the staunch defence of his under-fire fly-half, Jones has gone down the tried; and to a certain extent, tested route. Instead of going toe-to-toe with an Australian back row […] READ MORE


Super Rugby Will Not Sit Idle During International Window

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The International Window for Rugby Union soon approaches. That is the brief period within the hectic Super Rugby calendar where World Rugby schedules matches between national sides and in 2016, that includes Northern Hemisphere sides visiting their Southern foes. That will interrupt all existing competitions, as vital match-ups are played in the shadow of results from […] READ MORE