2020 Mitre 10 Cup draw announced for Premiership/Championship

2020 Mitre 10 Cup draw announced for Premiership/Championship

A revised 2020 Mitre 10 Cup draw has been announced, with a new schedule for the Premiership and Championship conferences, that starts on September...
Injury Heartache; Charmaine Smith forced into early Retirement

Injury Heartache; Charmaine Smith forced into early Retirement

A check-up has resulted in Black Fern Charmaine Smith facing an early retirement from professional women's rugby. Due to a diagnosed bulging disk in her...
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,...
Rugby Highlights of 2019 - LWOR top ten

Rugby Highlights 2019 – LWOR top ten

When compiling our list of Rugby Highlights, all the contributions were both personal, and a mix of popular and particular. Just like every rugby-conversation...
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...
Canterbury v Auckland final in 2019 Farah Palmer Cup

Canterbury v Auckland final in 2019 Farah Palmer Cup

With the traditional 'north versus south' fixture of Canterbury v Auckland scheduled in the final of the 2019 Farah Palmer Cup, women's rugby will...
2019 Farah Palmer Cup set to be the 'Best Ever'

2019 Farah Palmer Cup set to be the ‘Best Ever’

After months of waiting, the schedule for the 2019 Farah Palmer Cup has been released. And acknowledging the growth of the women's game across the...
Women's Final clashes of 2018 Farah Palmer Cup go the way of favourites

Women’s Final clashes of 2018 Farah Palmer Cup go the way of favourites

When the women's final clashes of the 2018 Farah Palmer Cup were played this weekend, the results went the way of the favourites