Robertson’s winning touch showing no signs of abating
He turned up with a surfboard and no boots, and now break dances when his team wins. Scott Robertson is almost the antithesis of conservative Christchurch. Perhaps, then, it’s true that opposites attract. Robertson has barely put a foot wrong in...
Lions squad won’t strike fear into All Blacks
It didn’t take long for the knives to come out. Just a few minutes after Warren Gatland’s British and Irish Lions squad to tour New Zealand was named, the Kiwi coach was asked what his message was to the team’s fans.
Warriors reject plays test rugby for Romania
Steve Shennan dreamed of becoming become a rugby league Warrior. A member of the club’s Under-20s set-up under legendary youth coach John Ackland in 2011, Shennan was on the right trajectory – and amongst the right company
Look out Lions, the Barrett brothers are here
The Barretts will beat the best of Britain and Ireland.
BNZ will laugh off SBW’s tape move
Please excuse the pun, but the BNZ will be laughing all the way to their bank. On a day when Sanzaar revealed the shape of its Super Rugby competition, the headlines have been hogged by Sonny Bill Williams
Hurricanes backs shaping as All Blacks bolters
Isaia Toeava was the last one. An absolute bolter. Called into the All Blacks for their November grand slam tour in 2005 after just eight games for Auckland, he made his debut against Scotland
Super Rugby: Blues losers in numbers game
Jim Kayes asks: has failure become a habit for the Blues?
The Blues’ struggle to land a franchise playmaker
Looking back now, Daniel Bowden realises he could have – and probably should have – been the guy.
The Lion$ Effect - NZ Rugby’s massive windfall
Twenty-point-four million dollars in cash. That’s what the New Zealand Rugby banked the last time the British and Irish Lions toured here.