• Cricket Traditionalists Will Deal with Bat Flip in Lieu of Coin Toss

    Short format cricket is continuing to shake things up,abandoning tradition at seemingly every turn. The colourful kits, when everyone knows that only white is proper attire for bowls and wickets. Twenty20 is announcing that it will abandon the coin flip to determine who bats first in Big Bash League in Australia. The coin will be … Keep Reading “Cricket Traditionalists Will Deal with Bat Flip in Lieu of Coin Toss”

  • Kurt Heatherly Delisted by Hawks Seeks to Join Super league Rebels

    The sunny view is that he did not have far to go. Delisted Hawthorn Hawk defender Kurt Heatherly is apparently going to try his hand at rugby union, according to reports in the Herald Sun. The Melbourne Rebels are giving him a two-week trial and being a New Zealander, the option of playing union must … Keep Reading “Kurt Heatherly Delisted by Hawks Seeks to Join Super league Rebels”

  • Scuderia Torro Rosso Cuts Ties with Kiwi Hartley

    Torro Rosso would be better served by firing its cars then they are by taking the seat from New Zealand’s Brendon Hartley. Scuderia Toro Rosso Honda finished ninth in the 2018 F1 constructor standings. The Red Bull junior team has never finished better than sixth. They seem to prefer to finish seventh, which they have … Keep Reading “Scuderia Torro Rosso Cuts Ties with Kiwi Hartley”

  • Ireland Can Take Over Top Rugby Spot While New Zealand Slumbers

    For the players on the All Blacks, that must smell of alcohol and Old Spice is coming from the breath of the Irish players, who have closed the gap on New Zealand and now sit just outside the world number one ranking. The gap between one and two has shrunken from 3.46 to 1.37 points … Keep Reading “Ireland Can Take Over Top Rugby Spot While New Zealand Slumbers”

  • Clash of Rugby Titans in Ireland has Makings of a Classic

    Steve Hansen is prepared to see Ireland star scrum-half Conor Murray take the field when the world’s top two teams play the weekend coming. It is one of those prudent actions coaches have to take and Hansen knows that if Murray does come out, despite having not played any rugby this season, a Murray – … Keep Reading “Clash of Rugby Titans in Ireland has Makings of a Classic”

  • Hayne Hints at Hop to Fiji and 2019 World Cup

    Jarryd Hayne wants to switch codes again, but not to the same level as when he said goodbye to the Eels and went chasing a job in American professional gridiron. This won is simply from league to union. Purists will argue, but going to a code where the same game is played, but the number … Keep Reading “Hayne Hints at Hop to Fiji and 2019 World Cup”

  • Black Caps Supply Blood for World Number One T20 Side Pakistan

    The Black Caps are in the UAE as the latest victims for World number one T20 side Pakistan. All indications are that the short format series will tilt heavily in the direction of the Pakis, but at least it is safe to play cricket in New Zealand, whereas Pakistan is a little volatile. New Zealand … Keep Reading “Black Caps Supply Blood for World Number One T20 Side Pakistan”

  • Team and Individual Marks on the Line for Final Bledisloe Cup Match

    It is a dead rubber Bledisloe Cup match that will take place in Japan Saturday coming, but the Kiwis want to win it all the same. Based on the 38 – 13 and 40 – 12 margins over Australia in Sydney and Auckland, a Kiwi victory would seem a foregone conclusion, but the business of … Keep Reading “Team and Individual Marks on the Line for Final Bledisloe Cup Match”

  • All Blacks Ranks Welcome Return of Coles Moody and Laulala

    After escaping South Africa with a narrow victory over the Springboks, certain rugby players are hoping to use the final round of the Mitre 10 Cup prior to the playoffs as an opportunity to catch the attention of Coach Steve Hansen. Hansen has expressed that the All Blacks’ intention is to take more players for … Keep Reading “All Blacks Ranks Welcome Return of Coles Moody and Laulala”

  • False Hope Springs Eternal as World Pursues Number One All Blacks

    Slim and none. That is the way we chose to characterise the chances of the South African Springboks beating the All Blacks for a second consecutive game. New Zealand is a lock to retain the world number one ranking and the loss to the Springboks in Wellington has to be viewed an anomaly that will … Keep Reading “False Hope Springs Eternal as World Pursues Number One All Blacks”