- At the Commonwealth Games, New Zealand Reigns in Sevens Rugby - New York Times
WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Since sevens rugby was introduced at the Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur in 1998, only one team has ever won gold: New Zealand. The mastermind behind those four gold medals, coach Gordon Tietjens, will again ...Commonwealth Games: New Zealand out to extend rugby sevens strangleholdgulfnews.com
- Samoa to chase ex All Blacks for national team - Stuff.co.nz
Samoa could have a small number of former All Blacks take the field against New Zealand in their scheduled test match next year in Apia. That is if their head hunting efforts pay off this year, after a loophole in the International Rugby Board's player ...
- Rugby: Super Rugby semifinalists decided - New Zealand Herald
- New Zealand: The teenage girl who plays men's rugby - BBC News
- Brumbies profiling Super Rugby referees - YahooXtra Blogs (blog)
The Brumbies have gone to the extraordinary length of commissioning profiles on individual referees as they plot a path to their first Super Rugby title in 10 years. On the eve of the biggest derby in Australian rugby in more than a decade, coach ...
- Rugby: Speight joins Wallabies squad for Rugby Championship - YahooXtra Blogs (blog)
Brumbies winger Henry Speight is in the 32-strong line-up, despite not being eligible to play for Australia as yet. Fijian-born Speight won't meet residency requirements until September 11, which is halfway through the Rugby Championship. He is the ...
- Rugby: Ieremia to leave Hurricanes coaching staff - YahooXtra Blogs (blog)
- Super Rugby semifinal scenarios - New Zealand Herald
- Battered and bruised - kids are shunning rugby - New Zealand Herald
- Samoan rugby 'owes' the New Zealand union - Stuff.co.nz
Currently there are at least 15 New Zealanders representing Samoa, with even more having played or are currently playing professional rugby in New Zealand. There are of course countless more paying Super 15 and NPC. It's quite clear that without a ...