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The Decline and Fall of Southern Hemisphere Rugby

No longer is the bastion of world rugby the southern hemisphere. Gone are the days where the world cup boiled down to New Zealand, Australia, South Africa and other. 1,079 more words


Johnny Sexton played final Lions Test with broken wrist - and finished series with ruptured ankle tendon

Johnny Sexton battled through the Lions’ decider against the All Blacks with a broken wrist, scans have revealed following the side’s Test series win over New Zealand. 238 more words


Rugby 101: The Basics

This one is for the commoner, the so called ‘rugby dummy’ –this demeaning term, sigh. We all start somewhere, and in this context getting to understand the sport of Rugby isn’t the easiest of things, for starters… 1,494 more words

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#RugbyChat EP2 - Lions, Super Rugby & Samoa

#RugbyChat is the new New Zealand based rugby show, you can watch it live on YouTube  or join in with your opinions on Twitter or… 138 more words


Culture is Key

In order to be a Top Flight Team, the team’s players must be motivated. Science tells us that to be motivated an individual must first have purpose, a reason why, a cultural imperative. 2,112 more words

All Blacks Fullback Ben Smith To Take Sabbatical

The All Black’s 62-cap Ben Smith is set to take a sabbatical from rugby at the end of August. Smith will take part in the Highlander’s Super Rugby play-offs and New Zealand’s first two Rugby Championship matches. 198 more words

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#LionsNZ2017 - Epic Series RoundUp

2017 saw the return of the British and Irish Lions to New Zealand after 12 years to face rugby’s World Champions. Statistically, the Lions have a poor record against the All Blacks, having only won against them way back in 1971. 630 more words