Club Rugby

Keep an eye out for Rieko Ioane

  This Kiwi youngster is definitely one to watch. At only 19, Rieko Ioane is catching eye of many Super Rugby fans this year for the Blues. The up and coming All Black will look to cement his centre spot in the Blues squad after a good start to 2017 Super Rugby.

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Awful dive in Rugby’s worst fight ever

    Thankfully, simulation isn’t something we see much of in Rugby. Here, a  player thought it would be a good idea to start a ‘fight’, and end it with the worst dive ever. For a second there I thought Ronaldo had switched his flashy boots in for an amateur Rugby spot!  

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Former Aussie and Kiwi internationals face drug charges

    Two Top 14 players have been charged with the possession and transaction of the class A drug cocaine. Toulon man James O’Connor and Racing’s Ali Williams were arrested by police outside a nightclub in Paris on Saturday, and spent a night in the cells. Williams admitted acquiring the substance and will face the court of law on a …

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Super Rugby Review – Team of Week 1

    Fans of Super Rugby will be thrilled to have the southern hemispheres premier competition back in action and can only be left wanting more after a jam packed rugby weekend. The pre-season prediction of the Blues being a team to watch proved true as powerful centre Rieko Ioane burst into the season with a hat-trick. The Hurricanes gave …

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Steve Diamond receives touchline ban

    Sale boss Steve Diamond met with the RFU to discuss his punishment for abusive language towards match officials in their clash with Harlequins at the start of the month. The RFU has given him a lengthy 6 week ban for the matter, which will be served in two three week periods; one now, and one at the end of …

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Bath duo cited by RFU

    Bath did not do to well in terms of cards at the weekend. The pair; Kahn Fotuali’i and Francois Louw have been cited after 2 separate offences in their game against Harlequins on Saturday. Fotuali’i has been punished for striking after allegedly hitting Dave Ward in the head, whilst Louw is being charged for a very poor tip …

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Gloucester V Saracens preview

    Gloucester take on Saracens at the Kingsholm in tonights Aviva Premiership game (KO 19.45) Both sides are coming off the back of a defeat; Gloucester from a big loss in the hands of Leicester, who came out victorious last weekend 34-9. Saracens travelled to Worcester last week, and were beaten 24-18 much to the shock of the Prem’ …

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