• National Rugby League Suspends Competition Indefinitely

    Hours ago, the NRL announced it is suspending play indefinitely and the New Zealand Warriors’ CEO Cameron George is doing everything in his power to get his players out of Australia and back to New Zealand. The stoppage by the NRL seemed the right thing, even though, to some, it was the last remaining vestige … Keep Reading “National Rugby League Suspends Competition Indefinitely”

  • Major Rugby Upheaval Affects Super League and NRL

    Super League has tapped the brakes on the current season, as Great Britain and Europe have now become a primary danger zone for the coronavirus. They have shut down until sometime in April, which has affected a couple of notable southern hemisphere natives, Sonny Bill Williams and Israel Folau. We may have missed it, but … Keep Reading “Major Rugby Upheaval Affects Super League and NRL”

  • Super League Clubs Threaten to Sue Catalans for Signing Folau

    It would appear, judging from the amount of unfriendly fire being drawn by Israel Folau, that the world is made up entirely of drunks, homosexuals and adulterers. The storm surrounding Folau continues unabated, as Super League clubs are revolting over Folau’s recent signing with Catalans Dragons. Catalans were caught off guard by the vehemence of … Keep Reading “Super League Clubs Threaten to Sue Catalans for Signing Folau”

  • Rugby Fashion Faux Paus in Match Between Bulls and Highlanders

    We have seen the horror on the faces of women who showed up for an event to discover someone wearing almost the exact same ensemble, so it is not hard to imagine the discomfort experienced when the Highlander and the Bulls got together for some Super League and learned that both sides were wearing nearly … Keep Reading “Rugby Fashion Faux Paus in Match Between Bulls and Highlanders”

  • Ponga Needs to Hop to Union Sooner Rather than Later Says Kirwan

    There are two topics that seem to be dominating at the moment. One is the Covid – 19 virus, commonly referred to as Coronavirus, which has wreaked havoc with the normal routines of almost the entire planet Earth. The other, which is more in keeping with our focus, is the amount of discussion generated by … Keep Reading “Ponga Needs to Hop to Union Sooner Rather than Later Says Kirwan”

  • Folau to Catalans Wearing Bulky Gloves to Prevent Tweeting

    We wish our powers of prediction were applicable to some other areas of our lives, but after writing for months that Israel Folau would wind up in Europe, we learn that he has signed a one-year contract with Catalans Dragons in France. In short, an accomplished athlete is capable of redemption none of us regular … Keep Reading “Folau to Catalans Wearing Bulky Gloves to Prevent Tweeting”

  • NRL Club Newcastle Wants to Keep Ponga by Letting Him Play Rugby

    “He could play for the All Blacks, the Wallabies, or he may end up going to Japan or Europe. We genuinely want the best for the young man and while ever he wants to play rugby league, we want him to play here at Newcastle in an environment he enjoys.” So said Newcastle Knights chief … Keep Reading “NRL Club Newcastle Wants to Keep Ponga by Letting Him Play Rugby”

  • Chiefs Heavy Favourites when Brumbies Tour Hamilton

    The Brumbies will visit this weekend, hoping to end six years of frustration and win in New Zealand for the first time in close to six years. The Brumbies beat the Hurricanes in 2014 and they still have three players whose memory extends back that far. The Brumbies failed last week, but had a chance … Keep Reading “Chiefs Heavy Favourites when Brumbies Tour Hamilton”

  • Teams Test Foiling Monohulls Ahead of America’s Cup 2021

    After taking the America’s Cup from the United States in 2017 with a radical design that used cyclors, rather than traditional grinders, New Zealand abandoned the clearly superior method. By reading that, one might think that New Zealand went back to a more traditional design. They did in one way, but they went completely Star … Keep Reading “Teams Test Foiling Monohulls Ahead of America’s Cup 2021”

  • Super Rugby High Tackle Trial Will Out Players for Two Strikes

    Super Rugby will commence in a matter of a couple of weeks and a few days, with a new system being trialled to protect players, mainly their noggins. While it mainly seems that something should be done to protect knees, the new measure is aimed at lowering the incidence of player concussions. Any player who … Keep Reading “Super Rugby High Tackle Trial Will Out Players for Two Strikes”