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51-Player All Black Squad, Are They Changing Their Game?

51-Player All Black Squad, Are They Changing Their Game.   Steve Hansen has announced a strong 51-player squad for the All Black’s upcoming end-of-year tour to Japan and Europe. First up, Hansen named a 32-man squad of players who go to Yokohama...

All Blacks 2018

All Blacks 2018 I guess the 2018 All Black squad is as interesting for the names that are not in the squad as it is for the names we do find there. Firstly, there are those who were not considered. The...

Rest In Peace Fergie McCormick.

Rest In Peace Fergie McCormick. Fergie McCormick has lost his battle with throat cancer. He will be remembered as one of the toughest characters to wear the All Black rugby jersey. The former fullback, who played 16 tests from 1965 to 1971,...

Plum gets a Plum Job!

Plum gets a Plum Job! New Zealand Rugby have announced that John Plumtree will take the Head Coach position at the Hurricanes, starting with the 2019 Super Rugby season. He has signed a three-year contract with the Hurricanes. Plumtree declined an...

I have a question for John Smit….

I have a question for John Smit…. How come you fired John Plumtree??? Plumtree is set to succeed Northampton-bound Chris Boyd as the Hurricanes head coach. Plumtree has confirmed that he is negotiating with the Hurricanes to take over the reins from...

More All Blacks Moving Out?

  More All Blacks Moving Out? Word has it that New Zealand rugby could be about to lose three more high profile players. Crusaders players winger Seta Tamanivalu, and flanker/8th man Jordan Taufua, and the Chiefs midfielder Charlie Ngatai are all in...

Poachers Strike at New Zealand Preparations.

Lima Sopoaga's departure to English club Wasps after the 2018 Super Rugby season has caused some wobbles in the New Zealand camp. Sopoaga has been carefully groomed to be the back-up flyhalf to Beauden Barrett, and has never let the All Blacks down when called on as a substitute for the established star of their team.

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