Blistering pace and power of Ngani Laumape

Blistering pace and power of Ngani Laumape

With his blistering pace and sheer power-play, Ngani Laumape reminded rugby observers and his naysayers of his game-breaking quality, as the Hurricanes defeated the...

Winning Mentality: Kiwi rugby’s Mental Edge

With twenty-five minutes on the clock in the highest-profile game of rugby in months, the Crusaders went down six points. Rieko Ioane had just...

South Africa’s Super Rugby break-up and the Pro16 idea

A Super Rugby break-up could be imminent, and with the South Africans looking north at a spot in the Guinness Pro14, is this really...
Richie Mo'unga answers call in local derby victory

Richie Mo’unga answers call in local derby victory

When he was needed most, Richie Mo'unga answered the call of his Crusaders team, to direct them towards a win in a local derby...
NZ Rugby trial match and unofficial Players Poll

NZ Rugby trial match format confirmed, and unofficial Players Poll

For over a week now, the New Zealand Rugby trial match format and the North v South eligibility criteria have been hotly discussed subject....

The southern hemisphere: COVID’s impact on rugby union

The world is going through a tough time right now, which includes the rugby union community. However, it is not just a human toll,...
Beauden Barrett

Beauden Barrett to take year off Super Rugby with eyewatering £780k contract

Auckland Blues star back Beauden Barrett has announced he'll take a year off from Super Rugby to play in Japan, with the contract thought...
Warren Gatland can't buy a Chiefs win post-Covid19

Warren Gatland can’t buy a Chiefs Super Rugby win post-Covid19

The frustration was clear to see, with Warren Gatland experiencing a lean spell of wins with his Chiefs Super Rugby franchise. After gaining four wins...
Unheralded success for Blues Super Rugby in 'jolted' season

Unheralded success for Blues Super Rugby team in ‘jolted’ season

Not only winning their two opening matches but, at the return of professional rugby there has been unheralded success for the Blues Super Rugby...
Toronto Wolfpack

Five of the best to play rugby union and rugby league

Over the years there has been a natural divide for fans, players and coaches alike when it comes to rugby league and rugby union.  However,...