News Comment

MY TAKE ON SOME OF THE RUGBY NEWS STORIES WHICH COME INTO MY WORLD.

 

Recognition is coming at last for our 'Great One' from the IRB Hall of Fame

9 August 2014

This is great and appropriate really; our great All Black, Sir Colin Meads, for years had been a member of the privately owned International Rugby Hall of Fame - but after the IRB opened up its own website in 2006 Colin was strangely, always ignored. This irked a number of reporters in New Zealand (I can hold my hand up here) who asked 'what was going on?' Read more »

Comments 0

How the Youth Olympic 7s will work

8 August 2014

The men’s and women’s rugby sevens competitions at Nanjing 2014 will be held at the city’s Youth Olympic Sports Park on 17-20 August, with 72 players taking part in each. Read more »

Comments 0

The 'Titch 15s All Blacks' - Just How Many Have There Been?

These days life is all about FAQ's; so to clear the air for those people who have often asked me just 'how many 15s All Blacks have first come through the Gordon Tietjens sevens coaching teams?' here is the full and definitive list. Note; While it is true Gordon has been coaching the New Zealand sevens team since 1994 his first involvement with a national sevens selection actually came a year earlier in 1993. Read more »

Comments 0

| 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13