“Who the hell does Brendon McCullum think he is?” asked our recent mildly inflammatory headline to a review of the former Black Caps captain’s new autobiography. As we enter our first summer of cricket in 14 years without him, Dan Luoni asks: who the hell do *we* think Brendon McCullum is?
Aaron Smith's career is in a steep decline. Hayden Donnell takes a deep dive into the toll having sex has taken on the once-masterful halfback's career.
Congratulations, New Zealand. The court of public opinion has outdone any mere judge, delivering a punishment that reeks of knee-jerk outrage and lazy prejudice, writes Madeleine Chapman.
Scotty Stevenson spent the weekend in the company of rugby players who'd just been on the receiving end of heartbreaking losses, and he loved every minute of it.
As the goalposts are taken down and cricket pitches mowed across the country, Scotty Stevenson reflects on the continued importance of provincial rugby in New Zealand.
Scotty Stevenson reports from the second Black Ferns vs Wallaroos test at North Harbour Stadium, where the Australians fought back admirably from their 67-3 hammering at Eden Park on Saturday.
What really made the pugnacious Wallabies coach lose his rag after the Bledisloe Cup loss to the All Blacks on Saturday? Surely it can't have just been that clown cartoon. Guy Montgomery investigates.
When rugby players make catastrophic screw ups, their bosses like to smooth things over with the public by taking away key learnings. We stole their method and took some of our own lessons out of the Aaron Smith sex toilet scandal engulfing New Zealand.
The new breakdown laws currently being trialled in the Mitre 10 Cup have found little favour with World Rugby’s law committee, according to sources close to the latest meeting. Scotty Stevenson assesses their impact on the numbers after six weeks of competition.
Wellington Rugby Union seems determined to say the bare minimum about Losi Filipo's assault case. Jamie Wall says it’s time for rugby to stop looking the other way.