All Blacks team named for Test against South Africa

All Blacks team named for Test against South Africa The All Blacks team has been named to play South Africa in the Investec Rugby Championship Freedom Cup Test at Westpac Stadium, Wellington, on Saturday 15 September. The matchday 23 is as follows (with Test caps in brackets): 1. Karl Tu’inukuafe (6) 2. Codie Taylor (35) 3.

New Zealand Rugby and the Blues agree new governance structure

New Zealand Rugby and the Blues agree new governance structure • An independent review recommends shareholding change • NZR to hold 40% interim partnership interest in Blues New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and Bolton Equities Limited (BEL) have agreed that the national body will take over, on an interim basis, the 40 percent partnership

Liga Sul Americana de Rugby Confirmed for 2020

Liga Sul Americana de Rugby Confirmed for 2020 The Liga Sul Americana de Rugby has been confirmed for 2020. South America’s professional rugby competition will debut as an eight team league featuring competitors from five different countries – Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay. The Liga Sul Americana de Rugby will utilize

RWC2019: Namibia qualify for RWC 2019

Namibia qualify for RWC 2019 19 out of 20 spots at RWC 2019 have been filled. Still in the running are:  Canada  Germany  Hong Kong  Kenya Canada’s qualification would give the Americas four teams in Japan 2019. Repechage Winner will be determined in a special tournament in France in November. Namibia become the 19th and penultimate qualifier for

RCH2018/Bledisloe Cup : Australia 13 v 38 New Zealand {18/08/18}

A superb all-round performance by New Zealand saw them claim a deserved 38-13 win over Australia in Saturday’s Rugby Championship opener in Sydney. In a tough and uncompromising encounter the Wallabies had the better of the early exchanges but the world champions improved as the match progressed and eventually outscored their

Foreign-born players in 2018 Rugby Championship

2018 has been a year to further assess and expose the complexity of World Rugby’s player eligibility laws. Belgium, Romania, Spain, and Tahiti were all disqualified from RWC 2019 for fielding players who were either (a) unknowingly captured by another as was the case regarding Romania and Spain, or (b)