Crusaders Enjoy Good Friday, as Wyatt Crockett Takes All-time Record

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Last Word On Rugby, by Scott Hornell. In a double-celebration, the Crusaders faced down the Sunwolves challenge at AMI Stadium, while congratulating the achievement of longtime player, Wyatt Crockett. He reached a personal milestone of 176 matches, which set a new all-time record in Super Rugby. Crusaders 50 – Tries: Manasa Mataele (3), Kieran Read, Ben […] READ MORE



Factory Like Performance by the All Blacks

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In the end, it was a factory like performance by the All Blacks, as they won the opening Rugby Championship match. Won handsomely in fact, as the Australian team was dismantled expertly. Clinching the victory 42-8, based mostly on a staggering first half that saw ups and downs. Those ups came all for the visitors, […] READ MORE


A Part to Play in the All Blacks Legacy

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As the All Blacks had made good preparations over the week, news broke today that sudden injury had hit the selected match-day squad. It subdued the quiet confidence building within the group. While not ideal, it might not be devastating because every one of the players involved knows that everyone of them have a part […] 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


Blues Super Rugby Team Can Play a Spoiler Role

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This Friday night the Blues rugby team will face-down the Brumbies in another trans-Tasman rugby battle. It is the opening match of Round 16 of the Super Rugby competition. many teams are vying for the title, but unfortunately that does not include the Auckland team. The best they can hope for; as much as pride, […] READ MORE


Last Minute Points Cause Scottish Heartbreak

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As the only Northern Hemisphere side left in the competition, Scotland had to out-skill and out-pace the Australian giants, who were noticeably missing Israel Folau and David Pocock. Earlier this week Scotland won an appeal for the over-ruling of the suspensions of Ross Ford and Jonny Gray, bolstering their side for this crucial clash. If […] READ MORE


Stephen Moore and Matt Giteau To Make history in Rugby World Cup 2015

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Stephen Moore and Matt Giteau will become the newest Wallabies centurions, both named to play their 100th Test against Scotland in Sunday’s Rugby World Cup Quarter-Final at Twickenham. A Press Release by the Australian Rugby Rugby Union The pair will become the seventh and eighth 100-capped Wallabies, joining George Gregan (139), Nathan Sharpe (116), George […] READ MORE