Trial Laws For New Zealand’s Mitre10 Cup

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New Zealand’s National Provincial Championship, now branded the Mitre10 Cup. Fans will expect the same quality rugby, as the former ‘ITM Cup’ kicks off this week. But the game on the field will look a little different to what we’ve seen in Super Rugby, as the competition puts in play a set of trial laws this […] 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



Three Key Players for Ireland in South Africa

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As Ireland embark on their Summer Tour around the beautiful South African continent, we have to take note of how long this season has in fact been. From pre-season friendlies games, a massive Rugby World Cup, a Champions Cup and including the prolonged Guinness Pro 12 this season, it has been an eternity. Which stands to question […] READ MORE


Blue Card Enters Wellington Rugby Referee's Pocket

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Along with the usual yellow and red cards carried in all games of rugby, referees who control matches for the Wellington Rugby Football Union this season have begun to carry a third card – a blue one – out onto the field with them. However, the blue card is not to sanction infringements or for foul play, […] READ MORE


Blue Card Enters Wellington Rugby Referee’s Pocket

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Along with the usual yellow and red cards carried in all games of rugby, referees who control matches for the Wellington Rugby Football Union this season have begun to carry a third card – a blue one – out onto the field with them. However, the blue card is not to sanction infringements or for foul play, […] READ MORE





Super Rugby Round 13: Chiefs Back at the Top

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They say there is nothing like a good thumping to bring a side back down to earth, and the Chiefs returned to FMG Stadium full of fire, ready to deliver a well rounded performance that fans would be proud of after a difficult couple of weeks. The win puts the Chiefs back at the top of this […] READ MORE