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Friday Morning Round Up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Brumbies have re-signed fly-half Wharenui Hawera to the club for a further two years. Hawera has played 14 games for the club and has contributed 111 points in his debut Super Rugby season. Full story   Reds...

Super Rugby Permutations

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The exact make-up of the 2017 Super Rugby quarter-finals will be decided this weekend.   The Lions and Crusaders will battle it out for the top spot with the Lions facing the Sharks, who they almost...

Tuesday Afternoon Round Up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hosea Gear joins Narbonne Former All Black winger Hosea Gear has signed for Pro D2 side Narbonne from Lyon. Full story   Lions appoint Swys de Bruin as Head Coach The Lions Rugby have announced...

Ref alert - Clive Woodward says Frenchman will help whistle up Lions series win over All Blacks

1 month ago by New Zealand Herald

Third test referee Romain Poite gives the Lions a "big advantage" in the Eden Park series decider according to Clive Woodward.Writing for the Daily Mail , Woodward said the Lions must reduce their penalty...

All Blacks: How the Lions are able to control the pace of the game

1 month ago by New Zealand Herald

Any wonder the Lions have concerns about their ill-discipline. Ten penalties within kicking range in Wellington could easily be interpreted as cynical infringing. And with Romain Poite, the French referee...

Tuesday Evening Round Up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Harlequins have confirmed that Joe Marchant has extended his contract. Marchant made his Harlequins debut in May 2015 and has since made 37 appearances for the Club, scoring 11 tries. Full story   Brodie...

Henshaw Set For Spell on Sidelines

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Robbie Henshaw is set for an extended spell on the sidelines and is in danger of missing his Ireland's November test series after the full extent of his pectoral muscle injury has been revealed. The...

All Blacks: Beauden Barrett is not a poor goal kicker

1 month ago by New Zealand Herald

The Lions would love to believe that the All Blacks have a problem with their goalkicking. They would love to think that Beauden Barrett is coming to Eden Park a bag of nerves, plagued by demons and ready...

Quirky Lions tour and America's Cup memorabilia surface on Trade Me

1 month ago by New Zealand Herald

Quirky bits of memorabilia have sprung up online as Lions tour and America's Cup fever grips the nation.The Lions series will go to a decider this weekend at Eden Park, and Auckland is also gearing up...

All Blacks focused on sharpening their attack

1 month ago by New Zealand Herald

Warren Gatland got it half right when he claimed the All Blacks have failed to stretch the Lions in this series. It may also be a comment he lives to regret. Why would you further poke the bear? Of all...