Mitre10 Cup 2017 Round 8 Predictions

With only 2 rounds of the Mitre10 Cup to go before the finals there is still a lot on the line for a lot of teams. Auckland for example could get relegated or make the Premiership finals. This should bring out desperate rugby that can be great to watch if not the best quality sometimes.... 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 →

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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