Sevens star: ‘Rugby saved my life’
Kicked out of school at 16, and heading in the wrong direction, Gayle Broughton’s life turned around when her grandparents bribed her to go to a sevens rugby trial. But it took two whānau to keep her on the right path.
All Blacks: Plan B starts now
The unsettling reality is that Steve Hansen has a couple of big problems to sort out if the All Blacks are to lift the cup for a third time in a row.
Year of the Swamp Fox
Try supporting a team that loses year after year, forever pipped at the post.
Unpredictability makes for women’s rugby comeback
A season of unpredictability has made rugby’s Farah Palmer Cup so much better, says Taylah Hodson-Tomokino.
The synchro swimmer changing rugby for good
Once a synchronised swimming star, Katie Sadleir is now responsible for empowering women in rugby around the world.
History-maker Mahoney adds to Ferns’ legacy with whistle
She may be “just a typical farming girl”, but former Black Fern Rebecca Mahoney has just made rugby history.
The rotting corpse of Australian rugby
The Bledisloe Cup means only one thing to Steve Deane - it’s feeding time at the zoo.