New Zealand

Jeremy Guscott: Lions should copy Crusaders’ blueprint to restrict Barrett’s influence

Beauden Barrett has a skill-set that would be the envy of a lot of world-class players, but last weekend playing for the Hurricanes against..

May 24, 2017 with 0 Comments

Nick Cain: Don’t bleed for All Blacks, they don’t care about us

The growing list of New Zealand injuries is starting to worry Steve Hansen. The All Black coach usually does a passable impression of a..

May 10, 2017

Only way to beat the All Blacks is all out attack – Robbie Fruean

As a proud Kiwi, Robbie Fruean would never bet against the All Blacks, but he reckons their downfall against the Lions this summer could..

May 5, 2017

Nick Cain: Hansen’s barbs hide All Blacks’ insecurity

Steve Hansen didn’t hang around when it came to giving the 2017 Lions the voodoo doll treatment. No sooner had the Lions squad been..

April 26, 2017

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

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

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

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

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