All Blacks are near perfect

The All Blacks were near perfection in their 92-7 thrashing of under-strength Tonga at Hamilton last Saturday - but South Africa will pose a...

Franks puts team first

It was sad to see 108-test stalwart Owen Franks fail to make the All Blacks 2019 Rugby World Cup squad but selectors Steve Hansen,...

COMMENT: England flex muscles as World Cup looms

It’s a funny old world when Six Nations champions Wales have broken New Zealand’s 509-week status as the world’s top rugby nation and England,...

OPINION: Balancing public transport and motorists

Last week I launched a petition calling on Auckland Transport (AT) to remove the T2/Bus lane on Pakuranga Road and restore its use to...

COMMENT: Changes worked wonders with All Blacks

Five player changes and a much better attitude reaped its reward when the All Blacks avenged their 47-26 Perth rugby defeat with a 36-0...

AGNEW’S ANGLE: Awful Aussies now awsome

No excuses. The one-time awful Aussies were awesome in inflicting upon the All Blacks a 47-26 rugby thrashing in Perth last Saturday. The sending off...

Ivan’s Angle: The Gentleman All Black

To those who knew him, Wairarapa farmer Sir Brian Lochore will always be known as The Gentleman All Black Captain. For the many thousands his...

OPINION: ‘National’s cancer plan will end the postcode lottery’

At the recent National Party conference in Christchurch National leader Simon Bridges outlined National’s plan for cancer care. Cancer is the biggest cause of death...

OPINION: All Blacks are creaking

  Two games don't make an international rugby winter, but after a 20-16 win against Argentina and a 16-all draw with South Africa, a rusty...

OPINION: More action needed in fight against cancer

New Zealanders suffering from cancer shouldn’t have to raise money online or sell their family home to be able to buy life-saving medicines. Too many...

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