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Aaron Smith scores against Argentina at RWC2015. This was the test I first noticed The Flood being used as an All Blacks attacking pattern. Photo: Matthew Impey

Development of All Blacks attacking pattern

The Rugby Championship of 2016 was a resounding success for the All Blacks. One thing I noted is that, while the All Blacks have always had their 2-4-2 structure in place, they have made significant strides in becoming far more...
Can the Lions stop All Black Beauden Barrett?

The 1014 Show: Can the Lions stop Beauden Barrett?

Is it possible to stop Beauden Barrett? In the space of one year, he has taken the All Blacks #10 jersey and redefined it. Barrett's try in Dublin last year is the stuff of legend, and it is possibly the...
What is Warrenball? Will Warren Gatland's Lions use it?

What is Warrenball? Can it beat the All Blacks?

What is Warrenball? It's a term often used and never explained in detail. The term Warrenball was coined and used carelessly during the Lions Tour of Australia in 2013, however, Warren Gatland himself has asked what it means exactly. It...
Guinness Series, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 19/11/2016 Ireland vs New Zealand New Zealandís Beauden Barrett on his way to scoring a try Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

Analyse This – How do you defend a Beauden Barrett Try?

This is the first of our Analyse This articles, a series where we ask our readers to solve a particular problem. In this case, how would you defend this attack by Beauden Barrett and the All Blacks? This clip is...