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Lions fears - how Brits saw last night's game

2 months ago by New Zealand Herald

The All Blacks' incredible victory over Samoa last night has "sent a daunting message" to the touring British and Irish Lions. That's been the overwhelming reaction in UK media reports of the team's 78-0...

Is nature or nurture behind the Barrett brothers' rugby success?

2 months ago by New Zealand Herald

First there was one, then there were two, now there are three Barrett brothers in the All Blacks squad. Jane Phare looks at whether nature, nurture or a combination of both is behind their success. There's...

Rugby: Warren Gatland's massive gamble on the Lions

1 month ago by New Zealand Herald

There's no denying that Warren Gatland has taken a massive gamble by calling up six players to join the Lions for the final few weeks of the tour.He's risking the morale of the original squad, the value...

Super Rugby 2017 Round 13 Predictions

3 months ago by Driving Maul

This round has some cracking ties including the Chiefs hosting the Crusaders but also can the Blues and Brumbies win … More

UK media: 'This was an emphatic win'

1 month ago by New Zealand Herald

Cautious optimism has replaced quivering fear of the All Blacks as the British media reacted to the Lions' emphatic win over New Zealand Maori.After delivering headlines to their audiences such as "Be...

The Roar: Lions tour gets into gear

1 month ago by New Zealand Herald

We now have a tour on our hands after a commanding performance by the Lions against the Maori All Blacks.Catch our video analysis in today's episode of The Roar.

Herald on Sunday editorial: Barrett brothers light up rugby

2 months ago by New Zealand Herald

It was remarkable on Friday night to see three brothers in the same All Black team for the first time. We have seen previous families produce a multiple All Blacks, the Clarkes, Meads, Goings, Whettons,...

Rugby World Cup: Class of '87 made history

2 months ago by New Zealand Herald

Tuesday marks exactly 30 years since the All Blacks won the first Rugby World Cup, but for many of the heroes of that historic campaign thrashing France in the Eden Park final feels like only yesterday,...

Jack Tame: Forget the von Trapps and Jacksons, the Barrett brood is superior

2 months ago by New Zealand Herald

Beauden Barrett is a chiropractor's dream.He's obviously a marketer's dream. He's clearly a dream five eighth for any All Blacks or Hurricanes fan. But the thing I enjoy most about his eviscerating line...

Lions Tour 2017: Midfield minefield - Three into two difficult equation

2 months ago by New Zealand Herald

The identities of the All Blacks midfielders to play the Lions are now clear, but the question is in which order they will be trotted out.The Sonny Bill Williams and Anton Lienert-Brown combination, after...