1. Rugby: All Blacks Will Be Too Strong on European Tour

    It is once again time for the All Blacks annual dosage of northern exposure. That’s right, the end of year tour is upon us once more and with it comes a month of tests which ...

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  2. New Zealand vs. Australia: All Blacks Held to Draw by Wounded Wallabies

    They are at their most dangerous when they are written off, those Wallabies. And so it proved once again, as a well under-strength Australian outfit was able to hold the All Blacks to an 18all draw, snapping a 16 game winning streak by the men in black...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about over 2 years ago 2,589 reads 2 comments

  3. Rugby Championship Review: Team Report Cards

    The inaugural Rugby Championship has come to a conclusion with the All Blacks claiming the spoils to cement their place as best team on the planet...

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  4. Rugby: All Blacks Too Strong for Sprinboks in Game of Two Halves

    A strong second half has seen the All Blacks claim what was in the end a comprehensive 32-16 victory over the Springboks in Soweto. The win ensures that the All Blacks finish the Rugby Championship unbeaten and extend their winning streak to 16 games...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about over 2 years ago 657 reads 5 comments

  5. Young Rugby Prodigy Jason Emery Signs with Highlanders

    The Highlanders have signed Manawatu centre Jason Emery, one of the best up-and-coming talents in world rugby...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about over 2 years ago 1,059 reads 2 comments

  6. Rugby Championship: All Blacks Clinch Top Spot with Clinical Win over Argentina

    Too fast, too strong, too clinical and just too good. That sums up the All Blacks' win over a spirited Argentina side, as they bagged seven tries to run in 54-15 winners in La Plata ...

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  7. Rugby Championship: Bryan Habana Stars as Springboks Too Strong for Wallabies

    It was another brutal performance that saw the Springboks salvage some pride and claim a 31-8 win over the Wallabies in Pretoria...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about over 2 years ago 1,141 reads 2 comments

  8. Rugby News: Richie McCaw Eyes 2015 World Cup, Takes 6-Month Sabbatical

    Arguably the greatest rugby player of the professional era has announced he will take a six-month sabbatical from rugby at the beginning of 2013...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about over 2 years ago 1,071 reads 10 comments

  9. Rugby Union: All Blacks Lucky Against Awful Springboks

    It was brutal, it was ugly and at times it was downright awful. But somehow the All Blacks have escaped with a 21-11 win over the Springboks in their first test at Forsyth Barr Stadium...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about over 2 years ago 736 reads 1 comments

  10. All Blacks Claim Messy Win over Argentina

    The All Blacks have beaten Argentina in the first meeting of the two sides in the new Rugby Championship. It was a messy affair as both teams struggled to make play in what were extremely difficult conditions...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about over 2 years ago 512 reads 4 comments

  11. Rugby: All Blacks Shut out Wallabies to Win Bledisloe Cup

    The All Blacks have won the Bledisloe Cup for the tenth year in a row with a 22-0 shutout of Australia...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about over 2 years ago 386 reads 8 comments

  12. Rugby: All Blacks Beat Wallabies in Error-Ridden Game

    The All Blacks have got their Rugby Championship campaign underway with a 27-19 win against the Wallabies in Sydney...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about over 2 years ago 454 reads 4 comments

  13. Tai Webster: Nebraska Reportedly Leading Choice for Top Kiwi Recruit

    Nebraska is the leading school on the radar of top New Zealand prospect Tai Webster, as reported by Rivals.com . Webster, a 17-year-old guard, rose to prominence after an outstanding showing for the New Zealand national team earlier in the year...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about over 2 years ago 2,602 reads 1 comments

  14. Usain Bolt, Yohan Blake Reportedly in Talks to Join Twenty20 Cricket League

    Yes, you read that headline correctly. The world's two leading sprinters, Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake, are both in talks to play in the Australian Big Bash Twenty20 cricket competition this summer...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about over 2 years ago 7,767 reads 16 comments

  15. Super Rugby Awards 2012

    Another Super Rugby season has come to an end, with the Chiefs emerging as victors in a rather one-sided final after a highly competitive season...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about over 2 years ago 1,242 reads 2 comments

  16. Super Rugby: Chiefs Beat Travel-Weary Sharks in One-Sided Final

    The Chiefs have beaten the Sharks by 37-6 to claim their first Super Rugby championship. It was a one-sided affair that the Chiefs dominated from the word go, with the Sharks hardly firing a shot all night...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about over 2 years ago 419 reads 1 comments

  17. Super Rugby: 10 Most Promising Players of 2012

    As is the case every post-World Cup year, 2012 has seen a clean-out of many veterans from their Super Rugby franchises and has opened the door for a handful of young stars of tomorrow to ply their trade...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about over 2 years ago 8,028 reads 28 comments

  18. Super Rugby: Chiefs, Sharks Win Thrilling Semfinals to Advance to Final

    We are down to just two. The Chiefs and the Sharks will contest the 2012 Super 15 final in Hamilton next weekend after two tightly contested semifinals...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about over 2 years ago 434 reads 1 comments

  19. Super Rugby: Semifinals Weekend Preview

    Just four teams, three games and two weeks remain in the 2012 Super 15 season. That's right, it's semifinals time, and while it's been a great season to date, all that has happened ...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about over 2 years ago 731 reads 2 comments

  20. Super Rugby: Crusaders, Sharks Through to Semifinals After Impressive Wins

    The Crusaders and Sharks have both won their first-round Super Rugby playoff matches, which ensure they will progress to next week's semifinals...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about over 2 years ago 355 reads 1 comments

  21. 2012 All-Super Rugby First Team

    The 2012 Super Rugby regular season has come to a conclusion, and now only six teams remain. It has been a close competition this year, with nine teams proving legitimate title contenders and eight still in the running come the final week...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about over 2 years ago 2,357 reads 16 comments

  22. Tai Webster: New Zealander Basketball's Next Top International Prospect

    You may not have heard of him just yet. He remains one of the most under-hyped prospects in basketball. But Tai Webster certainly knows how to play and if what he has shown thus far ...

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  23. Basketball: Top Under-19 New Zealand College Prospects

    New Zealand hasn’t traditionally been thought of as a basketball powerhouse on the world stage. But the sport is growing, and many kids who in years past would have taken to ...

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  24. Ireland vs. All Blacks: New Zealand Dominate in Annihilating Rugby Perfomance

    The All Blacks have shown what a difference a week can make, putting on a clinic to annihilate Ireland 60-0 in the third and final test of their New Zealand tour...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about almost 3 years ago 1,236 reads 2 comments

  25. Rugby: Top 10 Locks in Super Rugby History

    Our series of the greatest players in Super Rugby history is back, with this edition looking at the top ten locks in the competition's history. Lock might not be the most glamorous position on the field...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about almost 3 years ago 6,252 reads 5 comments