New Zealand

Nick Cain: Sonny Bill is still king – of double standards!

Sonny Bill Williams has a habit of cornering the headlines when it comes to Antipodean rugby – whether Union or League – and this week..

April 20, 2017 with 0 Comments

Sam Warburton “humbled and proud” to be Lions captain again

Sam Warburton has been confirmed as the British & Irish Lions captain for the second Tour in a row. Warburton will lead the tourists to..

April 19, 2017 with 0 Comments

OFFICIAL: British and Irish Lions squad announced

The British and Irish Lions squad to tour New Zealand this summer has been announced today. For the second successive tour, head coach..

April 19, 2017 with 0 Comments

Evans: These backs can test my All Blacks

Harlequins fly-half Nick Evans never bets against the All Blacks, but the Kiwi strategist reckons he can name a British & Irish Lions..

April 14, 2017 with 0 Comments

Nick Cain – the RFU should call off their plan for autumn showdown

The England team rescued and brought back to rude health by Eddie Jones is in danger of being sold down the river next season. That the RFU..

March 24, 2017

Don’t call it a comeback: Four of the best Rugby comebacks

We all love a comeback victory. There is no better pleasure in sport than coming from behind to cause a massive upset.

March 21, 2017

Peter Jackson: Kieran Read leads fight against rise of the machines

Kieran Read stands out in a land of giants for a reason other than his status as leader of the best team on the planet. His name springs to..

March 3, 2017

Bristol to bring in All Black Luatua

Bristol have pulled off a massive coup by signing All Blacks flanker Steven Luatua ahead of next season. The 25-year-old will arrive from..

February 15, 2017

All Black prop stocks are looking bare warns John Afoa

Former All Blacks prop John Afoa believes New Zealand’s front row is vulnerable – and that the state of propping in England is better..

February 3, 2017

Nick Cain talks to Des Seabrook, the coach of the North who beat the All Blacks in 1979

Des Seabrook was the architect of one of the greatest wins an English team has had over the All Blacks, when in 1979 the North side he..

January 20, 2017