Super Rugby Predictions 2011: Rd 1

Super Rugby Scrum

With only hours left until Super Rugby kicks off for 2011 (yay excited much!!), I have put together my predictions for the first round.  Please feel free to argue if you disagree with what I am saying, I do look forward to some good banter! Hurricanes v Highlanders – Westpac Stadium, Wellington Clashes between these […]

McCaw to miss 6 weeks

Richie McCaw at press conference

All Blacks and Crusaders captain Richie McCaw will miss up to six weeks of the Super 15 rugby season after sustaining a stress fracture of his right foot last week. After visiting a foot and ankle surgeon in Christchurch today, the openside flanker has been booked into surgery to insert a small screw into the […]

Henson shimmies to France

Gavin Henson in Wales jersey

Gavin Henson looks set to join French club Toulon after it was revealed that he has been granted a release from his contract with English club Saracens just six weeks after returning to rugby. Saracens released a brief statement early this morning (Australian time) confirming Henson’s request to be released from his contract and their […]

Say it aint so Quade

Quade Quade Cooper linked again with Rugby League

Rumours are once again flying that Quade Cooper will jump codes from union to league after it was revealed today that the flyhalf has spoken with the Brisbane consortium supporting the proposed new Brisbane NRL team. This coupled with the rumour several days ago that he may switch to Khoder Nasser, agent of Anthony Mundine, […]

Sonny Bill Williams

Sonny Bill Williams shirtless

Our second choice for Player of the Week is Sonny Bill Williams.  He’s been in the news this weekend thanks to his boxing fight so we couldn’t resist adding him to our list of faves! Player Stats D.O.B:  August 3, 1985 Height:  1.91m Nickname:  SBW, Superman Position:  Inside Centre Super Rugby Team:  Crusaders National Team:  […]

St George Reds – A class act!

Reds get out and help during QLD Flood

The Queensland Reds announced today that St George Bank are stepping up from their existing sponsorship deal to become the Principal Naming Rights Sponsor of the club. It’s big news for the team but it has made me think about the lack of reaction to these and other rugby stories from the Australian media. When […]