Dr Jamie Roberts

Dr Jamie Roberts

After a season in which he helped Wales win the Six Nations, Jamie Roberts has finally achieved his other dream and qualified as a doctor.  Receiving his final medical exam results on Monday, the 26 year old took just eight years to complete his medical degree while playing rugby for the Cardiff Blues and Wales. We […]

Kiwi Focus – Johnny McNicholl

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Disclaimer:  I promise my next piece will NOT be on the Crusaders, or a Crusaders player! If you remember, my first piece for Pink Rugby was about the doom and gloom surrounding the Crusaders outside backs. In case you don’t remember, here is a brief rundown: Zac Guildford (who it is clear I am rather […]

Kiwi Focus – Gareth Anscombe

Gareth Anscombe

The round 7 match this weekend between the Chiefs and Blues is going to be a chance to stick it to his old team for new Chiefs player Gareth Anscombe. After de-listing him post 2012 Super Rugby season, one must imagine that with a success rate of 86.4% with the boot this season, the Blues […]

Welcome Back Willie – REAL Fantasy Rugby

Clyde Rathbone signing the infamous sign

This week sees the return of Will Genia from one knee injury, and the departure of David Pocock from another knee injury.  Last Saturday, 12 min and 36 seconds into the Brumbies vs Waratahs game, tragedy struck Real Fantasy Rugby. David Pocock sustained a season-ending knee injury. We’re shattered. But just like Celine Dion’s heart, […]

Kiwi Focus – Matt Todd

Matt Todd Crusaders profile

After their first two games in the 2013 Super 15 campaign, it is clear that the Crusaders have some work to do to live up to fan (and critics) expectations.  One player is bound to be feeling that more than anyone though – because he has been given the gargantuan task of filling the boots […]

2013 Pink Rugby Official Ambassador

Alfie Mafi shirtless

Something wonderful happened the other night on Twitter.  Western Force player Alfie Mafi started using the social network again. Now for those of you on Twitter, this may not mean anything but one of his first tweets was to me and included this wonderful pic of fellow Western Force teammate Nick Cummins. What followed next […]

REAL Fantasy Rugby Winners

Beau Robinson shirtless in locker room

The votes are in and have been counted so it’s time to announce the winners! And the winners of our REAL Fantasy Rugby competition are …….drumroll…….   Props   Hookers   Locks   Back Row       Scrum Halves   Fly Halves   Centres   Outside Backs          

REAL Fantasy Rugby Nominations – Outside Backs

Nick Cummins shirtless

Here are the nominations for Pink Rugby’s REAL Fantasy Rugby Outside Backs. Only the four Outside Backs with the most likes on Facebook and votes here will make the starting side.               [polldaddy poll=6895403]   Vote for the other categories here; REAL Fantasy Rugby Nominations – Props REAL Fantasy Rugby […]

REAL Fantasy Rugby Nominations – Centres

Israel Folau shirtless

Here are the nominations for Pink Rugby’s REAL Fantasy Rugby Centres. Only the three Centres with the most likes on Facebook and votes here will make the starting side.               [polldaddy poll=6895385]   Vote for the other categories here; REAL Fantasy Rugby Nominations – Props REAL Fantasy Rugby Nominations […]

REAL Fantasy Rugby Nominations – Fly Halves

Kyle Godwin shirtless

Here are the nominations for Pink Rugby’s REAL Fantasy Rugby Fly Halves. Only the two Fly Halves with the most likes on Facebook and votes here will make the starting side.           [polldaddy poll=6895350]   Vote for the other categories here; REAL Fantasy Rugby Nominations – Props REAL Fantasy Rugby Nominations […]