New Zealand rugby should be charged with cruelty

Diabolical doesn’t even beginThe Aussie franchises have been shocking in 2017. Consequently, the Kiwi sides have treated them like Namibians at a World Cup.  1 A year and counting…On Friday evening in Sydney, just over a year ago, the Tahs thumped the Chiefs 45-25. That was the last victory for an Australian team that season. […]

Fantasy Rugby Scout Pre-Season Picks #Rebels

The Rebels had their best season finishing tenth last year. Statistics show they won just nine out of their first 43 Super Rugby games for a dismal 21% win record. However they won 14 of their last 37 for a more respectable 38% win record. Last year they won 44% of their games. The Rebellion hasn’t quite happened yet […]

Upset number 1: Crusaders vs Rebels

Crusaders 10 – 20 Rebels  The opening match of Super Rugby was a foregone conclusion. The Crusaders vs the Rebels in Christchurch. The Crusaders had not lost at home to an Australian side since 2004. The Rebels had never won a Super Rugby game outside Australia. This was going to be a routine 4 or […]