Covid-19 health/family focus now switches back to rugby training mode

Covid-19 health/family focus now switches back to rugby training mode

From the intense Covid-19 personal health and family focus of the last few months, it now switches back to one of a 'rugby training...
Women's rugby and Schools/Clubs given green light in NZ

Women’s rugby and Schools/Clubs given green light in NZ

After an age of postponement, Women's rugby and Schools and Clubs have been given the green light in New Zealand, to resume training ahead...
Southern hemisphere rugby

Wage cuts/new competitions considered by Southern Hemisphere rugby

Southern Hemisphere rugby has had to endure a period of change in the last month. Not battered to the same degree as Europe has,...
Premiership New Zealand XV

Premiership New Zealand XV: the backs

Following the selection of a Pacific Island XV of the best-imported players into the Premiership, James Barker now selects a Premiership New Zealand XV;...
Radio Sport NZ culled amid Covid-19 sport 'lockdown'

Radio Sport NZ culled amid Covid-19 sport ‘lockdown’

Radio Sport New Zealand (NZ) operates in an industry of content. So while health and safety are paramount, Radio Sport NZ has been culled...
Class acts from the 1970s - Rugby royalty

Class acts from the 1970s – Rugby royalty

With the 'halt in play' affecting the 2020 seasons in both hemispheres, a retrospective look at some past players is due. Some of the...
"Great opportunity to redefine the Sport" - Mark Robinsonaudio

“Great opportunity to redefine the Sport” – Mark Robinson

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has received the independent findings from the consulting firm tasked earlier this year with undertaking a Review of Rugby. CEO...
The joy in a box of Rugby Books

The joy in a box of Rugby Books

In a moment of kindness and sharing, this writer was donated a 'great big box of Rugby Books'. How good - and the joy...
Big week in New Zealand Rugby; new head coach and ASB Rugby Awards

Big week in New Zealand Rugby; new head coach and ASB Rugby Awards

As the details emerge, it has been a big week in New Zealand Rugby; there has been the announcement of a new head coach...
Jacob Umaga

Who is Jacob Umaga?

Having only signed a senior contract at the start of the season, a string of exciting performances have earned young Wasps starlet Jacob Umaga...