Rugby

Warren Gatland is ready for a Lions-Boks ‘cup final’

Warren Gatland has told his British and Irish Lions to get ready for a “cup final” after their 27-9 defeat by South Africa in the...

Why Sid Going was one of the most unique players to play...

Sidney Milton Going was a rugby genius and another rugby hero of mine. He was an idol of North Auckland fans back in the ’70s, who...

The Springboks handle the British and Irish Lions 27-9...

The British and Irish Lions have lost 27-9 to South Africa in the second Test in Cape Town, with the three-match series now level...

‘I didn’t feel respected’: Springboks captain backs Erasmus...

South Africa captain Siya Kolisi says Australian referee Nic Berry didn’t give him as much respect as he showed to British and Irish...

Rassie forgets rugby Law 0.0 ‘all things in rugby are okay...

I may be cynical with the following views but this has been my rugby experience from player to referee over a 30-year career. Coaches...

Has Rassie’s ‘Kool-Aid’ gone stale?

The social media spat between the two camps head honchos: Warren Gatland and Rassie Erasmus was decisively won by Gats, which gives...

Erasmus’s extraordinary 62 minute video rant at Aussie...

Rassie Erasmus has offered to stand down from South Africa’s series against the British and Irish Lions after posting online an hour-long...

Who doesn’t wish the incredible Ian Thorpe was an expert...

Ian Thorpe was the second biggest star of the Sydney Olympics, and he’s fast becoming one the biggest of the Tokyo Games. Who among...

The Thursday rugby two-up: I bless the rains down in Africa

Well then, the Lions Series is on! Despite plenty of commentary about the first Test lacking in the aesthetics department, this was...

‘I haven’t spoken to him’: Wallabies lock Rodda has no...

Wallabies lock Izack Rodda has no regrets about his decision to walk out on the Queensland Reds last year to play in France, and says...

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