1. Rugby World Cup 2015: Australia, England, Wales Drawn into Pool of Death

    Australia, England and Wales face the toughest road to Rugby World Cup glory in 2015, having been drawn in the pool of death ...

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  2. All Blacks Rugby: 2012 Season Player Ratings

    The All Blacks have been the dominant team of world rugby yet again in 2012. With their season having drawn to a close, it's now time to rate each players performance. Israel Dagg: 7...

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  3. England Destroy New Zealand All Blacks in Huge Rugby Upset

    Upsets don't come much bigger than this one. But three quick tries sealed the deal as England ran away with a historic 38-21 thrashing of the New Zealand All Blacks. The loss was the first for the All Blacks on a European tour since 2002...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about over 2 years ago 1,784 reads 18 comments

  4. Cricket: New Zealand Shows Potential in Big Win over Sri Lanka

    They have come to be one of the most frustrating teams in the world of sports. The New Zealand cricket team, also known as the Black Caps, have stuttered and stumbled through the ...

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  5. Rugby: McCaw, Carter, Michalak, Farrell Short Listed for Player of the Year

    Richie McCaw , Daniel Carter, Frederic Michalak and Owen Farrell have been announced as the four players short-listed for the 2012 IRB Player of the Year Award. The main surprise comes from the inclusion of the young England fly-half Owen Farrell...

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  6. Rugby: All Blacks Too Good for Woeful Wales

    Pass and catch. The two most basic skills of rugby. Two skills that seemed to elude Wales as they slumped to their sixth loss in a row, succumbing 33-10 to a clinical All Blacks team...

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  7. 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 ...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about over 2 years ago 944 reads 5 comments

  8. 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...

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  9. 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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  10. 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

  11. 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 almost 3 years ago 1,068 reads 2 comments

  12. 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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  13. 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 almost 3 years ago 1,145 reads 2 comments

  14. 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 almost 3 years ago 1,075 reads 10 comments

  15. 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 almost 3 years ago 736 reads 1 comments

  16. 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 almost 3 years ago 512 reads 4 comments

  17. 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 almost 3 years ago 386 reads 8 comments

  18. 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 almost 3 years ago 454 reads 4 comments

  19. 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 almost 3 years ago 2,605 reads 1 comments

  20. 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 almost 3 years ago 7,769 reads 16 comments

  21. 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...

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  22. 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 almost 3 years ago 419 reads 1 comments

  23. 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...

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  24. 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 almost 3 years ago 434 reads 1 comments

  25. 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 almost 3 years ago 733 reads 2 comments