1. Andy Ellis Should Still Be an All Black

    In 2012 when Andy Ellis' name was missing from the All Blacks squad to play Ireland in the June tests, there were many pundits shaking their heads...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 9 days ago 385 reads 4 comments

  2. Sonny Bill Williams Must Prove Himself Before Being an All Black Again

    Sonny Bill Williams should have to prove himself at a reasonable level before being reinstated into the All Blacks setup...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 12 days ago 772 reads 4 comments

  3. England Beat South Africa in Junior Rugby World Championship Final

    England held on for a nail-biting 21-20 victory over South Africa in the final of the IRB Junior World Championship at Eden Park, New Zealand...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 21 days ago 188 reads 0 comments

  4. England Claim 38-7 Win over Crusaders in Christchurch

    A fast start and a strong performance up front saw England beat a depleted Crusaders side 38-7 in their only midweek game of their 2014 New Zealand tour...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 24 days ago 606 reads 1 comments

  5. England, South Africa Advance to Final of Junior Rugby World Championship

    England and South Africa have booked their places in the Junior Rugby World Championships final of 2014, winning what were two contrasting semi-finals...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 26 days ago 665 reads 0 comments

  6. Upsets Help Find Semifinalists at Junior Rugby World Championships

    New Zealand were the benefactors of a handful of results which has seen them progress to the semifinals from an improbable situation at the Junior Rugby World Championships...

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  7. South Africa, England Claim Important Wins at Junior Rugby World Championships

    It was South Africa and England who emerged as the big winners from the second day of matches at the Junior Rugby World Championships...

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  8. Usual Suspects to the Fore on Day 1 at Junior Rugby World Cup

    It was the traditional rugby powers that stood out on Day 1 of the 2014 IRB Junior World Championship in New Zealand...

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  9. Is Dan Carter Still All Blacks' No. 1 Fly-Half?

    When news broke that Dan Carter would miss the remainder of the 2011 Rugby World Cup, it was something of a national tragedy in New Zealand...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 2 months ago 1,772 reads 1 comments

  10. Super Rugby: New Zealand Conference Pre-Season Power Rankings

    Super Rugby season is upon us once more, giving the best of New Zealand, Australia and South Africa the chance to go up against each other and claim the title of the best club team in the southern hemisphere...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 5 months ago 272 reads 0 comments

  11. Most Memorable Moments from West Indies Tour of New Zealand

    While the Ashes has dominated the cricket world's attention in the southern hemisphere this summer, there was another tour going on across the ditch in New Zealand...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 6 months ago 131 reads 0 comments

  12. The Impact Sonny Bill Williams' Return Will Have on All Blacks

    Sonny Bill Williams is set to return to New Zealand rugby in 2015, as was reported by the Otago Daily Times . The former All Black second five-eighth has signed a two-year deal with the Chiefs, which will see him once again compete for the No...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 7 months ago 1,103 reads 2 comments

  13. Club Champions Match Between Chiefs and Toulon Cancelled

    The proposed match to pit the Super Rugby-winning Chiefs up against Heineken Cup champions Toulon will not go ahead, according to New Zealand's 3 News ...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 7 months ago 300 reads 0 comments

  14. New Zealand vs. West Indies: Day 3 Scorecard and Report from Wellington

    Trent Boult was the star of the show as New Zealand took 16 wickets on Day 3 to claim victory by an innings and 73 runs in the second Test in their series against the West Indies...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 7 months ago 466 reads 1 comments

  15. New Zealand on Top of West Indies After Day 2

    New Zealand have taken the upper hand at the conclusion of Day 2 of their Second Test against the West Indies at the Basin Reserve in Wellington...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 7 months ago 94 reads 0 comments

  16. Selecting a Team to Challenge the Players' World XV

    At the conclusion of the 2013 international season, the International Rugby Players Association (IRPA) named a Players' World XV for the year...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 7 months ago 989 reads 0 comments

  17. Are the Current All Blacks New Zealand's Greatest-Ever Team?

    The All Blacks are undoubtedly the greatest team in the world at the moment. With their last-gasp win over Ireland last weekend, they became the first team of the professional era to win every Test in a year ...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 7 months ago 1,132 reads 1 comments

  18. Eagles Should Be All Blacks Opponents in USA

    The USA will play host to the All Blacks next year in their first game in North America in many years. Their opponent, though, has not yet been determined. The Springboks have been mentioned, as has a Barbarians team or a North American XV...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 8 months ago 5,120 reads 10 comments

  19. Dan Carter Still the Best Option at 10 for All Blacks

    There has been plenty of discussion lately as to whether Daniel Carter is still the best option to wear the All Blacks' No. 10 jersey...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 8 months ago 521 reads 0 comments

  20. Top 10 Most Memorable All Blacks vs. France Games

    France have always been something of a bogey team for the All Blacks. It does not seem to matter what each team's form is leading into their meetings; the French are always capable of stifling the New Zealanders...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 8 months ago 354 reads 0 comments

  21. Breaking Down the 2014 New Zealand Super Rugby Squads

    The New Zealand Super Rugby squads for 2014 have been announced, and as always they bring with them plenty of intrigue. Some have changed substantially, while others remain similar to last season...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 8 months ago 393 reads 4 comments

  22. ITM Cup Top 10 Individual Breakout Seasons

    For many years the National Provincial Championship was one of the biggest events on the New Zealand rugby calendar...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 9 months ago 431 reads 0 comments

  23. Sonny Bill Williams Turns Down NZRU Offer, Re-Signs with Roosters

    Sonny Bill Williams has announced that he will not return to New Zealand Rugby in 2014, according to Marc Hinton of the Waikato Times , electing instead to re-sign with the Sydney Roosters for one more year in rugby league's NRL...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 9 months ago 373 reads 2 comments

  24. Why It Is Time for Ma'a Nonu and New Zealand to Split

    It has been a quick fall from grace for New Zealand centre Ma'a Nonu , and it is time the All Blacks started planning for his replacement...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 10 months ago 611 reads 1 comments

  25. All Blacks: Francis Saili to Make Test Debut; How Will He Fit?

    Francis Saili will make his Test debut for the All Blacks against Argentina in this weekend's Rugby Championship match in Hamilton, covering at second five-eighth for the injured Ma'a Nonu ...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 10 months ago 149 reads 3 comments