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Laumape before Sonny Bill

I find it incredulous that some rugby scribes believed Sonny Bill Williams would be the answer to the All Blacks backline woes for Saturday’s...

Umaga breathes more easily

Under seige Super Rugby coach Tana Umaga would have breathed a huge sigh of relief when the Blues held on to beat the Waratahs...

Gatland and Perofeta both in starting line-up to play Highlanders

The Blues’ two talented pivots both get their chance to start in Friday’s Investec Rugby clash against the Highlanders. Bryn Gatland returns for his fifth...

Blues bolstered with All Blacks back in return clash against the...

The Blues welcome back All Blacks Ofa Tuungafasi and Matt Duffie into their side to take on Super Rugby neighbours The Chiefs in Hamilton...

Sevens magic wows the fans

When it comes to World Series sevens magic, Fiji and South Africa provide the skills and thrills that leave opponents grasping thin air and...

Proud Boks pack big punch

True rugby fans would have thrilled to the drama of Sunday’s tough Cape Town test won 25-24 by the All Blacks against a pugnacious...

Kaino faces tough challenge

Liam Squire and Vaea Fifita are posing hard man Jerome Kaino the toughest challenge of an illustrious All Blacks career dating back to his...

Public invited to honour Dave Gallaher at Eden Park

Members of the public are invited to visit Eden Park for a unique commemoration next month, to mark 100 years since the first All...

Sopoaga deserves start

Against a fast moving, in-your-face defence, I believe Lima Sopoaga and Ryan Crotty would form a better All Blacks combination than Beauden Barrett and...

Settled Auckland line-up to face Taniwha

There is just one change to the Auckland starting XV as they kick off their home Mitre 10 Cup programme this Saturday at Eden...

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