The big southern hemisphere sides get to strut their stuff a head of the Rugby World Cup. Will they be trying to hide their tricks or go for the wins? Here are my predictions for this weekend's games. First up here is a link to my tournament preview/prediction. New Zealand v Argentina New Zealand have... Continue Reading →
The international season has kicked off with a bit of a bang and a bit of rustiness, here's my review of the weekend. International Rugby Samoa 16 - 25 New Zealand Fiji 26 - 27 New Zealand Maori South Africa 46 - 10 World XV 2 of 2, I forgot about the South African game when... Continue Reading →
The annual Pacific Nations Cup is about to kickoff and this year it is forming part of the buildup to the Rugby World cup for the 6 sides. Here is my preview/prediction to for the final standings. The Pacific Nations Cup has had various structures and competitors such as Australia A, Junior All Blacks and New... Continue Reading →
The northern hemisphere fired the first shots in this World Cup year with the 6 Nations, now it's the turn of the southern hemisphere giants. Last year New Zealand took the title with 4 wins from their 6 games and Argentina picked up their first win. Here's the table: Country Points 1 New Zealand 22... Continue Reading →
It's been a season of some real highs but also some real lows, great celebrations for some fans and a total lack of anything to celebrate for others. Here is my review of the Super Rugby 2015 season. The Final Table The Highlanders won the final away to the Hurricanes but the table ended like this:... Continue Reading →
The domestic season has just finished and we are straight into the international stuff. A quiet week to kick us off with only 2 games but here are my predictions. OK there is the African CAR Championship on as well but that's not something that I know anything about. So I'm going to stick with the... Continue Reading →
The al New Zealand final lived up to its billing. We were treated to a tough fight with some great moments of skill and here is my review. Super Rugby Hurricane 14 - 21 Highlanders 1 from 1, I went against the grain and this time I was right! I think that it was well telegraphed... Continue Reading →
Sharing Sunday: It’s a bit of a sales pitch but also good to hear about grassroots tour destinations.
With the popularity of rugby growing all over the world, there are now very few places where you won’t be able to play games against good local opposition AND have a fantastic time away from the pitch. We see rugby festivals popping up all over the place nowadays so we’ve outlined some of the many options below for you to consider when organising your next trip away with your team
Firstly, you will struggle to go anywhere in the world to find sporting facilities to match those in the Netherlands and, coupled with the famous Dutch hospitality that you’ll receive, you can understand why touring in Holland is growing in popularity.
Secondly, there are several rugby festivals that rival any to be found across Europe. One of those is the RC Hilversum Festival which takes place over the ever-popular Easter weekend. Teams travel from all over the world…
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Here we are at the end of the season with a dream final, well for about a third of Super Rugby. What ever happens we will have a new winner of the competition and here is my prediction. First up here is a link to my review of the semi finals. How did the semi... Continue Reading →