New Zealand and South Africa have won five of the eight Rugby World Cup titles between them. Ahead of the semi-finals — and a potential NZ v SA final —sat down with Munster duo, Kiwi Alby Mathewson and Springbok Arno Botha, to talk World Cups, Test dreams, beer and chocolate.
Thu, 24 Oct, 2019
World Cup winner Dan Carter would not be out of place in the All Blacks squad at the global showpiece in Japan later this year if selectors sent him an SOS to fill the gap left by the injured Damian McKenzie, former coach Graham Henry has said.
Tue, 23 Apr, 2019
Leinster will match Toulouse’s record of four European Cup titles if they can account for Racing 92 in Bilbao tomorrow.examines why, six years after the third of their Heineken Cup titles, the province is again on the verge of something big
Fri, 11 May, 2018
Leinster’s journey back to the summit of European club rugby is not yet complete but it is worth pointing out just how far they have already covered in such a short space of time as they contemplate the final step in Bilbao.
Mon, 23 Apr, 2018
Fri, 07 Jul, 2017
After an incredible test at Soldier Field during which Ireland reached into physical and mental reserves to achieve one of the most famous of all their rugby victories, the reaction here in New Zealand is — shock horror — joy.
Mon, 07 Nov, 2016
Brian O’Driscoll has labelled Leinster’s decision to part company with Matt O’Connor last summer as “rash” as the province turns to World Cup-winning coach Graham Henry to support an inexperienced management setup.
Wed, 06 Jul, 2016
Wed, 09 Mar, 2016
Mon, 02 Nov, 2015
Mon, 26 Oct, 2015