Chiefs Ignoring History Ahead of Semi Final

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The Super Rugby Semi Finals are upon us, and for 23-young men playing for the Chiefs, the time for explosive confidence to shine through is now. The Hurricanes host the Chiefs at Westpac Stadium in Wellington in the first of Super Rugby’s semi finals on Saturday night. Having lost the final on home soil last […] READ MORE


Can The Blues Still Make Super Rugby Playoffs?

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The Blues’ Super Rugby Season so far has been another of frustration. But somehow someway, the Auckland-based club could still make headlines before all is said and done. Believe it or not, Tana Umaga and his men are still in with a chance of making the playoffs. It is possible, some would say improbable, but […] READ MORE


All Blacks v Wales: Final Test Thrashing

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Another impressive performance by Beauden Barrett has seen a final test thrashing from a dominant All Blacks side 46-6 over a tired Wales side in Dunedin. Celebrating the 50th tests for Aaron Smith (pictured) and Brodie Retallick, they ended the Series on a high. In one of the Welsh teams poorest performances against an All Blacks team in recent history, […] READ MORE


Beauden Barrett’s Impact For All Blacks

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Beauden Barrett is the latest example of how the All Blacks ‘lift their game’ when they are presented with a situation where quick changes need to be made. The All Blacks scored four tries in less than 20-minutes of the Second Test against Wales on Saturday night. Again, the tourists went into the halftime break firmly in […] READ MORE


All Blacks vs Wales: Brilliance from Beauden Barrett

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The All Blacks have wrapped up the Steinlager Series with a 36-22 victory over Wales at Westpac Stadium in Wellington. Brilliance from Beauden Barrett; a replacement for injured first-five Aaron Cruden, helped secure the win but it wasn’t without a ‘defiant comeback’ from the visitors late in the game. In another poor showing during the […] READ MORE


Beauden Barrett: Not To Be Underestimated

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Beauden Barrett was a lot better than the statistics suggest in the latest round of Super Rugby played last night, despite his side losing a nail-biter to the Chiefs. A lot was made about the big clash of the first-fives ahead of the Hurricanes-Chiefs clash, but the picture of what Steve Hansen’s possible All Black halves […] READ MORE



Aaron Cruden Keeps Rugby Return Simple

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Aaron Cruden is under the spotlight as he returns to the rugby field but with just a week to go until Super Rugby begins, the 27-year old All Black will just be hopeful to get through a full season. It has been ten long months since Aaron Cruden last played a game of rugby. Since […] READ MORE


All Blacks winging their way to the UK

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With only 8 days until the start of the eighth edition of the Rugby World Cup, teams from all four corners are now converging on the United Kingdom with hopes held high of a chance to attain the greatest prize in Rugby. The All Blacks are winging their way to the UK as you read […] READ MORE


All to gain for Lima Sopoaga if he misses World Cup.

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There can only be 31 – and Lima Sopoaga unfortunately is tipped as one of the most likely to miss the cut for an All Blacks trip to the World Cup. It promises to be the most difficult set of decisions that these All Black selectors have had to make in a long time, in […] READ MORE