NZ Super Rugby Squads confirmed for 2014 season

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The 2014 Super Rugby season is still months away, but the Canterbury Crusaders have already fired the first salvo of hot shots. Todd Blackadder believes he’s found one of the most exciting players in next years championship series in young Fijian monster Nemani Nadolo. Blackadder mentioned comparisons to the legendary Jonah Lomu, and believes the […] READ MORE


A Brief History Lesson in Springbok Rugby

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Editor’s Note: We at LWOS are always looking to add passionate sports fans to our growing team. We are excited to have Richard, Ferguson, an experienced rugby writer of four years, join our team.  Richard is a life-long fan of Springbok Rugby as well as his local side, the Natal Sharks from Durban, SA, where he […] READ MORE


Is Sonny Bill Williams Returning to Union?

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First off, let me be clear – I am definitively NOT a Sonny Bill Williams fan. Fortunately, as this is an opinion piece, I’m allowed to be opinionated. The only thing that Rugby news sites can agree on concerning Sonny Bill’s return to New Zealand Rugby is that they don’t all agree (with the move). […] READ MORE


All Blacks at "Injury Defcon-1"

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I can’t actually type the first words that came to mind when I idly flicked through the news this morning, as the editing staff here would probably fire me on the spot. Instead I will calmly, and eloquently state the following: The All Blacks have lost the services of Aaron Cruden AND Beauden Barret for this […] READ MORE


ACT Brumbies win Inaugural World Club 7's Tournament at Twickenham

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In another one that’s probably flown under many radars, the inaugural World Club 7’s Series concluded over the weekend with a big win by the ACT Brumbies from Australia over the Auckland Blues of New Zealand. The World Club 7’s differs from the current international 7’s series in that teams are drawn from clubs that […] READ MORE


Benji Marshall signs with the Blues

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In one of the least surprising pieces of news to come out of Super Rugby is the fact that NRL star Benji Marshall, currently contracted to the Wests Tigers NRL franchise, is to sign for two years with the Auckland Blues Super Rugby team for next season. This is not the first time players have […] READ MORE