Hansen hails special display

New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen praised his side’s display against arch-rivals Australia as they retained the Bledisloe Cup for a 12th successive year thanks to a 51-20 demolition job at Eden Park.

Busiest-ever Asian sevens season begins

Its cyclone season in Hong Kong, and the former colony’s ability to provide just about every possible type of tropical weather in the space of a day (or even a few minutes) was amply demonstrated.   Kazakhstan – with a squad made up entirely of players who were only in Paris for the fifteens world cup a week ago – began in monsoon conditions against Singapore with rolling thunder in the background, but by the time the third game between Hong Kong and Sri Lanka started the sun was shining and temperatures rapidly rising.Read more about Busiest-ever Asian sevens season begins

NRC Match Review: Country Eagles V Greater Sydney Rams

The first Sydney based game in the NRC was marked by dour conditions and an error ridden game that picked up in the second half to see the home team smash the Rams. The estimated 1000 strong crowd sprawled out from under the little shelter that was afforded to them at Coogee with an atmosphere [&hellip The post NRC Match Review: Country Eagles V Greater Sydney Rams appeared first on Green and Gold Rugby.