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Nigel Owens refereeing Pro 12. ©INPHO/Ian Cook

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 month in a Pro 12 match he stepped it up a level. The match in question...
Ardie Savea v Highlanders

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 for both the Hurricanes and the All Blacks. They were simply brilliant. From the off,...
Crusaders v Blues 2017

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 we saw two weeks ago in Dunedin and again last week in Brisbane, this Crusaders...
Crusaders fans

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 Owen Franks returns to his beloved front-row, Wyatt Crockett is loading the bench and David...
Super Rugby trophy

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 say. Hallelujah! Harrold Vester, the man in charge of the Free State Cheetahs may have let...