#RugbyChat EP6 – The Rugby Championship Preview

On the #RugbyChat Podcast this week we preview The Rugby Championship and take a quick look at the Mitre10 Cup. There might also have been some tangents about Beaver and whitebait fishing. Below is the video of our chat on YouTube but first here are the 5 Questions that we discussed: Q1 Can the Pumas... Continue Reading →

Mitre10 Cup 2017 Round 1 Predictions

It's time to get back to the NPC or Mitre10 Cup as it's now known. Whilst the crowds and interest isn't what it used to be, it's still the breading ground of the next generation of Super Rugby players and All Blacks. Here are my Mitre10 Cup Round 1 Predictions from my Live Stream on Periscope earlier. https://youtu.be/IgnBqerlDpE... Continue Reading →

Let’s Talk – SANZAAR Hate Hate Relationship

The relationships between the different countries with in SANZAAR is being stretched. The unions that organise Super Rugby and The Rugby Championship have always had different agendas. For example South Africa like fixtures from overseas visitors where as Australian derbies do better. Recently though there has been more angst as the competition is in trouble... Continue Reading →

#RugbyChat EP5 – Super Rugby Season Review

#RugbyChat is the new New Zealand based rugby show, you can watch it live on YouTube  or join in with your opinions on Twitter or Facebook. In this episode we review the Super Rugby season giving each team a grade A/B/C/D. Below is the video of our chat on YouTube: https://youtu.be/WixIh4RSsLY If you’d like to... Continue Reading →

Currie Cup 2017 Round 4 Predictions

The Currie Cup has 3 rounds in a week so this is going to stretch squads especially of those none Super Rugby provinces. The side that's got lucky is the Lions who have a bye from this round. Here are my Currie Cup Round 4 Predictions from my Live Stream on Periscope earlier. https://youtu.be/qzZR_Dfx8tM In brief here are... Continue Reading →

Super Rugby 2017 – Lions V Crusaders Post Match Reaction

Congratulations to the Crusaders who claimed their 8th Super Rugby title after beating the Lions 17-25 in Johannesburg. This is the first time that a team has crossed the Indian Ocean and won the final. Note: You can get my latest Super Rugby Predictions and posts here. Here are my Super Rugby Final Reaction from... Continue Reading →

Let’s Talk – World Rugby Tinkers With The Laws

World Rugby has decided to tinker with the rugby laws again. This time they are changing 6 laws around the scrum and tackle/ruck. They are intending to simplify the laws for the referees and also improve player welfare. These aims are clearly laudable but have World Rugby got it right this time? Here are my... Continue Reading →

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