Wallabies Want Another Upset In Sydney

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The Wallabies go into Saturday’s Bledisloe Cup encounter as rank underdogs, but Michael Chieka and his men will be desperate to get back to winning ways. It is a shame that the Wallabies will have to get past the best team in World Rugby to ‘get back on the horse’. This is a big game, and […] READ MORE


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


Highlanders Triumph In An Epic Encounter

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From the outset, this match was always going to be memorable. The outcome saw the Highlanders triumph in an epic encounter that was played out at the very highest levels of Super Rugby. Fortunate enough to be on-hand to witness it from Forsyth-Barr Stadium myself, it had all the hallmarks of a classic. A full house […] READ MORE


Highlanders Must Recover Quickly To Trump Chiefs

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The travel factor with International sport is a constant, be it table tennis or rugby union. If you have to fly inter-continental routes, it has an effect. For the Highlanders Super Rugby side, they must use all their powers to negate recent extensive travel. The Highlanders must recover quickly to repel an expected barrage from […] READ MORE


Super Rugby Saturday: Two Big Kiwi Wins

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At the start of a true ‘rugbyfest’ weekend, fans could enjoy four fabulous trans-Tasman matches. It involved the Blues v Brumbies, followed by the Reds v Chiefs and Lions v Kings as first course. Two big kiwi wins were exactly what the New Zealand (NZ) conference sides had hoped for. Those local results went the […] READ MORE


Super Rugby: Chiefs Atop NZ Conference

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The Chiefs beat the Crusaders in Suva 23-13 on Friday night. It was a commendable performance in the first ever Super Rugby game held in the Pacific. The Chiefs scored two tries to the Crusaders one, in the wet and slippery conditions. Damian McKenzie (pictured) slotted a crucial three-pointer to deny the Crusaders coming out of the loss with a […] READ MORE


Key Welsh Men – All Blacks v Wales

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With the Squad now used for the first Test of the series in New Zealand, who are the undeniable key Welsh men that must now be crucial to the sides success over this three match series? Down 1-0, Robert Rees looks over the Wales side and how they can go into Wellington with a positive […] READ MORE


All Blacks Will Rely On Experience

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With six new caps in the All Blacks squad for the three-test series against Wales, selectors will no doubt be under pressure to throw some of the ‘young standouts from Super Rugby’ into the mix sooner rather than later, but expect the World Cup winning coach to go with the tried and trusted first. All […] READ MORE


Wales React to New Zealand Squad Announcement

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The New Zealand squad was one awaited on with baited breath in Wales, but is it a squad to be feared or loved? Robert Rees looks closely at the 2016 side. New Zealand Squad Announcement There are six new caps named among the 32-man playing squad. With this group also includes two extra injury replacements; Tom […] READ MORE