Interview with Tonga Rugby’s Fan Favourite Steve Mafi

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Amidst the excitement of the World Cup, I sat down with Tonga Rugby’s Steve Mafi to talk about how preparations are going for the game’s biggest international tournament. We also spoke about what it is like being back in England and what he misses about playing in the Aviva Premiership for Leicester Tigers. “There’s been […] READ MORE


Interview with Leicester Tigers’ New Back-Rower Lachlan McCaffrey

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After a year at London Welsh, Lachlan McCaffrey looks set to continue his display of skill and strength in the Premiership after signing for Leicester this summer. Hailed by Richard Cockerill as “a good ball carrier, but also a very good footballer” there is no doubt he will enhance an already fiercesome Tigers forward pack. […] READ MORE




Australian Conference Round 13 Review

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The Rebels were the big winners this week, as The Brumbies and Waratahs lost; giving themselves a slim chance of stealing a playoff place. Australian Conference Round 13 Review Canterbury Crusaders vs Queensland Reds Score: 58-17; Venue: AMI Park, Christchurch For the first five rounds on this year’s competition, The Reds were virtually uncompetitive; aside from […] READ MORE




Australian Conference Review: Super Rugby Round 9

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It was a poor week in the Australian conference of Super Rugby, with all four teams in action losing. These poor results are becoming a worrying trend for Australian teams this season. Australian Conference Review: Super Rugby Round 9 Auckland Blues vs A.C.T Brumbies Score: 16-14; Venue: Eden Park On Friday night The Brumbies put […] READ MORE


Super Rugby Round 6: The South African Franchise Review

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Super Rugby Round 6 proved to be a rather odd weekend for the South African Franchises, with refereeing, discipline and an unexpected win being the points of discussion. Melbourne Rebels 16 Emirates Lions 20 Melbourne Rebels – Tries: Mitch Inman, Jonah Placid Penalties: Mike Harris (2) Emirates Lions – Tries: Marnitz Boshoff, Lionel Mapoe Conversions: […] READ MORE


Super Rugby Round 3 – New Zealand Conference Overview

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The 2015 Investec Super Rugby season continues with four games involving New Zealand sides. (The Waratahs observe a BYE round) Super Rugby Round 3 – New Zealand Conference Overview ____________________________________________________ Match : The Highlanders v The Reds Venue : Forsyth-Barr Stadium, Dunedin Score : 20- 13 You have not enjoyed rugby until you have seen […] READ MORE