A Bit of Cricket

While there’s a week lull in the winter code, Northern Districts are playing some high calibre cricket in qualifying for the T20 Champions league thingy. Admittedly the opposition aren’t top notch, and Otago were similarly impressive in the same qualifying tournament last year, but the way they’re going about their work is impressive.

Top 14: Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro linked to joining Lyon

Photo Hand OffTwenty-four year old Argentine international tighthead prop Francisco Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro is being chased down by French Top 14 club Lyon. Last season’s second division champions are in need of a tighthead prop to act as a medical joker and see the current reserve Argentine right prop as an appropriate acquisition. Should the move eventuate then he would join Argentina’s current starting number 3 in France.

Discovering NRC talent

The first four rounds of the NRC has already revealed plenty of talented players.  Here are a few standout players in the tournament so far. Jed Holloway (Greater Sydney Rams) The Rams’ young captain Jed Holloway.

Toulon Further Threaten Global Rugby Order

Looks like everyone’s favorite owner is now gonna call the IRB’s bluff in a French court of law because he’s pissed his team lost a game over the weekend. While not directly affecting the All Blacks(yet), the ramifications for a lot of other unions and the game in general could be massive.

Rugby World Cup 2023: Understanding IRB Council Membership

The dream of taking Rugby World Cup 2023 to a new country has many supporters as rugby has expanded tremendously from the limited base that existed prior to 1987. Since which time the basis of power has changed from what it was traditionally and is certain to continue doing so into the future. With the IRB rebranding itself to be called World Rugby expansion is very much alive and legitimate future options exist for Rugby World Cups to be played in placers that, too date, have no prior experience of hosting Rugby World Cup tournaments or matches

ITM Cup Round 6 Preview – Picking The Upsets

The ITM Cup Round 6 starts on Wednesday with ITM Cup Championship team Southland hosting Tasman.  Both of these teams have a double round and so it is difficult to know how they will go out the other end of the round, but it seems that most teams enjoy the momentum.  The main talking point with this game is the strange scenario where former All Blacks Jimmy Cowan and Andrew Hore are

New Leinster TV show revealed…

Tomorrow, Leinster Rugby will launch a new monthly online magazine show called Across the Laighin which will showcase the latest news, views and highlights from the previous four weeks across the province.

DC Furies vs New York | WPL Rugby Match Report & Video

DC Furies Defeat NYRC to Kick Off 2014 WPL Season On a beautiful day for rugby in Northern Virginia, the DC Furies came out hard with a win at home over NYRC to kick off their WPL season. With a final score of 25-10 for the Furies, this weekend’s match showed DC’s potential, highlighted their The post DC Furies vs New York | WPL Rugby Match Report & Video appeared first on USA and International Women's Rugby News | Your Scrumhalf Connection.