RugbyChat EP19 – Worst Super Rugby Jerseys Ever?

This week on the #RugbyChat podcast I talk about snow, Scottish invasions, jerseys and the All Blacks. Below is the podcast and video of my chat on YouTube but first here are the 5 Questions that we discussed: Q1 The SRU are reportedly looking to take over Worcester Warriors, should Unions be allowed to buy... Continue Reading →


#RugbyChat EP18 – Do Players Expect Too Much?

This week on #RugbyChat I talk about International Rugby, Aviva Premiership player welfare, the Australian conference in Super Rugby and European Rugby Champions Cup. Below is the video of my chat on YouTube but first here are the 5 Questions that we discussed: Q1 With wages going up quicker that the salary cap in the... Continue Reading →

#RugbyChat EP9 – The Rugby Championship Round 3 Preview

On the #RugbyChat in this episode we talk about The Rugby Championship, Mitre10 Cup and Farah Palmer Cup. Below is the video of our chat on YouTube but first here are the 5 Questions that we discussed: Q1 What do we want to see from the All Blacks against the Pumas? Q2 Who will be joining... Continue Reading →

Let’s Talk – The Hidden Rugby Crisis

Over the last couple of years we have heard plenty about the crisis in South African and Australian rugby. What we don't hear about so much are the problems in New Zealand rugby. The changes to the Super Rugby format are as much about the dropping interest amongst Kiwis as anywhere else. It's not only... Continue Reading →

Let’s Talk – SANZAAR Hate Hate Relationship

The relationships between the different countries with in SANZAAR is being stretched. The unions that organise Super Rugby and The Rugby Championship have always had different agendas. For example South Africa like fixtures from overseas visitors where as Australian derbies do better. Recently though there has been more angst as the competition is in trouble... Continue Reading →

#RugbyChat EP5 – Super Rugby Season Review

#RugbyChat is the new New Zealand based rugby show, you can watch it live on YouTube  or join in with your opinions on Twitter or Facebook. In this episode we review the Super Rugby season giving each team a grade A/B/C/D. Below is the video of our chat on YouTube: If you’d like to... Continue Reading →

Super Rugby 2017 – Lions V Crusaders Post Match Reaction

Congratulations to the Crusaders who claimed their 8th Super Rugby title after beating the Lions 17-25 in Johannesburg. This is the first time that a team has crossed the Indian Ocean and won the final. Here are my Super Rugby Final Reaction from my Live Stream on Periscope earlier. Support DrivingMaul As Patron @EsseHunter said on Twitter “Can’t expect... Continue Reading →

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