The death of famed sports pundit Dr Z adds extra motivation for six of the USA Eagles as they prepare to take on the Māori All Blacks on Sunday.
A domestic rugby final at NZ's most famous ground, and it's free to all. This could be the start of something, writes Scott Stevenson
Nearly a quarter of players at the last Rugby World Cup were of Pacific Island descent. But, 23 years since the game turned professional, players born in Fiji, Samoa and Tonga still have to leave home to make a living from the sport.
In what could be World Rugby’s most game-changing play since the introduction of the Rugby World Cup in 1987, plans for an annual ‘League of Nations’ tournament show the governing body’s intent to keep the international game on top.
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has suggested the government should help the All Blacks retain key players. That's ridiculous, says Alex Braae.
Tonight's Super Rugby final will be a repeat of last year’s match up. No matter what you may think about Super Rugby’s complex format, there's no doubt both Crusaders and Lions deserve to be there, writes Scotty Stevenson.
The NRL’s International Rugby League proposals are a sign that they’re finally waking up to the potential of giving Pacific Island nations something serious to play for.
The Bingham Cup, known as the 'gay rugby World Cup', took place in Amsterdam earlier this month. Aucklander Jack Cottrell was there as a referee – until a devastating injury reminded him that rugby can be as cruel as it is beautiful.