Crazy Stat: Ref in Bulls v Highlanders matches

The Highlanders are travelling to Pretoria this weekend as massive favourites, but have you considered the ref in Bulls v Highlanders matches? When we looked...

WATCH: The Lions captaincy – we picked it!

The 1014 sat down before The 2017 British and Irish Lions squad was announced and predicted the Lions captaincy and more. While much of the...

Jordie Barrett and Damian McKenzie – Worthy All Blacks contenders

Jordie Barrett and Damian McKenzie are worthy contenders for the All Blacks, but you get the feeling that one could miss the call for...

Quiz: Super Rugby – Round 12

Super Rugby - Round 12 is upon us. This week there are four Kiwi sides rolling their sleeves up, with the Chiefs entertaining a bye....

Test centurion says Beauden Barrett redefines number 10 position

Ronan O'Gara, the former Irish number 10 and test centurion, says Beauden Barrett redefines the number 10 position. O'Gara recently gave an interview with The Hard...

2019 RWC: Our old adversaries and South Africa

The draw in Kyoto yesterday for the 2019 RWC sees the All Blacks in line to face their old adversaries and South Africa. For the...

The Writers’ Corner Series: How to write a news article

How to write a news article is the seventh episode in The Writers' Corner series of videos. These snippets from The Shed give an...

The Writers’ Corner Series: How to write an analysis article

How to write an analysis article is the sixth episode in The Writers' Corner series of videos. These snippets from The Shed give an...

The Writers’ Corner Series: How to write an opinion article

How to write an opinion article is the fifth episode in The Writers' Corner series of videos. These snippets from The Shed give an...

The Writers’ Corner Series: How to become a sports writer

How to become a sports writer is the fourth episode in The Writers' Corner series of videos. These snippets from The Shed give an...

The Writers’ Corner Series: What’s in it for you?

What's in it for you? is the third episode in The Writers' Corner series of videos. These snippets from The Shed give an insight...

The Writers’ Corner Series: Who we are looking for

Who we are looking for is the second episode in The Writers' Corner series of videos. These snippets from The Shed give an insight...

The Writers’ Corner Series: The characters, tone, motivation and objective

The characters, tone, motivation and objective is the first episode in The Writers' Corner series of videos. These snippets from The Shed give an...

The 1014 Series: Partnerships

Partnerships is the fourth episode in The 1014 series of videos. These snippets from The Shed give an insight into what we are about,...

The 1014 Series: Who we are

Who we are is the third video in The 1014 series of videos. These snippets from The Shed are intended to give you an...

The 1014 Series: What the name means

What the name means is the second video in The 1014 series of videos. These snippets from The Shed are intended to give you...

The 1014 Series: What is The 1014?

What is The 1014? is the first video in The 1014 series of videos. These snippets from The Shed are intended to give you...

Sonny Bill is coming back! Who will be his All Black...

It looks like Sonny Bill will be back on a rugby union field in the not too distant future. It's been a while! It's no...

Nigel Owens yellow cards the ball boy!

Nigel Owens is known and respected the world over as a rugby referee extraordinaire but also for his witty banter with the players. Last...

128 Test player thinks best coach in the world is a...

Ronan O'Gara, the former Irish number 10 with 128 Test caps has boldly stated who he thinks the best rugby coach in the world...

Hong Kong Sevens. The 42nd edition!

It has been widely noted over the past few years that the Wellington Sevens have lost their allure, certainly for the fans. The Hong...

Sam Cane is hard as nails in an old school way

Sam Cane is still working his way through recovery from concussion. The Reporoa man is nearing full fitness but the Chiefs match against the...

Who are you wearing? All Blacks seek a midweek date in...

It's great to hear that the All Blacks are looking to add an additional fixture to their end of year tour. NZR chief executive...

Savea and Barrett inspire rampant Hurricanes

The younger of the Savea and Barrett siblings stepped up tonight to inspire a rampant Hurricanes side and showed what the future might hold...

Crusaders come from behind. Again!

What a remarkable comeback as the Crusaders came from behind to take the points and deny the Blues anything from an entertaining encounter. As...

Seven changes for the Crusaders

Scott Robertson has made seven changes for the Blues match from the Crusaders side that beat the Reds in Brisbane. The big news is that...

Rugby Europe has had a big week

As we enter the fourth round of Super Rugby a cloud hangs low over who may, or may not be culled from next year's...

Finally some Super sense from SANZAAR. Who will be cut?

There are rumblings coming from South Africa that the Super Rugby competition is going to be reduced by two teams. Hallelujah, you hear me...