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Reporting on rugby from a wheelchair

As one of the rare wheelchair-bound members of New Zealand’s rugby media pack, it’s been an interesting experience thus far and on a few examples I’ve had to “drive my way in” to get those all-important quotes on record. The

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Cautions issued to Chiefs players after stripper incident

New Zealand Rugby has dismissed claims that Chiefs players sexually assaulted a stripper at a post-season function. This finding from an official investigation comes as no surprise to anyone. Formal cautions have been issued to all Chiefs players. The woman

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The Bugged Meeting Room

On Saturday morning it was reported that the All Blacks had discovered they’d been bugged. But the real story started well before then. As it stands right now – the matter has been referred on to NSW Police. \ It’s

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Steve Hansen faces difficult selection for No.10 starter against Wallabies

When the All Blacks squad for the opening Bledisloe Cup test against Australia is announced on Thursday morning, all eyes will be on who starts at first five eighth. Will it be the red hot Beauden Barrett, or the traditional

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Off field issues see Zac Guildford dropped again

Time could be up for troubled rugby player Zac Guildford. Guilford’s career appears to be nearing an end after the troubled winger was surprisingly left out of Tasman’s Mitre 10 Cup side. The reason for Tasman’s decision is down to

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High Prices Not Stopping Sell Outs To All Blacks Games

New Zealand Rugby is set to continue rolling out the ‘SOLD OUT’ signs for the remainder of the All Blacks home matches in 2016, despite ongoing discussions about high ticket prices. The Steinlager Series against Wales officially sold out today,

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Wales complete final training session

Wales had their final team practice today ahead of what promises to be a massive challenge against the All Blacks on Saturday night. Skills coach Neil Jenkins has backed the ability of first five Dan Biggar and backs the 26-year

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