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Super Rugby Popularity is Declining and Rumours of a South African...

There have been many articles published recently trying to define the reasons behind the decline in Super Rugby popularity; Especially if you happen to...
What to do with Eden Park? The stadium questions of New Zealand Sport

What to do with Eden Park? Stadium questions of New Zealand...

Discussion in New Zealand this week, has returned to the longstanding question 'what to do with Eden Park?' The home of the very first...

All Blacks to play Bledisloe Cup match in Japan; all preparations...

News out of Japan Rugby and New Zealand Rugby is that the All Blacks are to play another Bledisloe Cup match in Japan. This is all in preparation for the 2019 Japan Rugby World Cup, and is the second fixture ever played between the two trans-Tasman rivals, in Japan
First pick XV

Editors Choice: LWOR First Pick XV Articles of 2017 (3/3)

With December 31st fast approaching, it is a time to reflect on successes. Those on the rugby field, and from the team here at...

Barrett Brothers had a Terrific 2017

It might be stating the obvious, but one 'rugby family' will have plenty to celebrate at the end of year festivities. Scott Barrett held...

‘Super’ Sam Whitelock takes the Supreme Award in NZ Rugby

At the 2017 ASB New Zealand Rugby Awards, there were many winners. But it was Super Sam Whitelock who took the Supreme Award in NZ...
Raelene Castle Steps Into Rugby Australia Top Job from 2018

Raelene Castle Steps Into Rugby Australia Top Job from 2018

Succeeding Bill Pulver, the new position will see Castle take on the challenging task of resurrecting Rugby Australia. Sitting in a conference that was obliterated in Super Rugby 2017, with the Wallabies having a fair season--while still not wrestling the Bledisloe Cup from the All Blacks grasp.
2018 ASB New Zealand Rugby Awards

2017 ASB New Zealand Rugby Awards Ceremony – December 14

...and the winner is? That is a statement will be announced many times on Thursday night, when the 2018 ASB New Zealand Rugby Awards...

The Springboks ICARE Culture is Making a Difference

Declaring the class of 2017 as 'the saviours of Springbok rugby pride' would be premature. However, the way they are trying to play the game, the improved attitude and obvious joy of being in the green and gold jersey is obvious for all to see.