Blues backline training
- 17 Jan 2014
The Blues backline heads to Waiheke Island for a skills training session.
The Auckland side are looking strong for 2014, with a star-studded backline including Piri Weepu, Ma'a Nonu, Charles Piutau, Francis Saili, and rugby league star Benji Marshall.
The Blues play their first pre-season match against the Hurricanes in Masterton on 1 February, with their first game of the season against the Highlanders on 22 February.
Springbok pack stood up
The Springboks dominated the set pieces in the first half of the Rugby Championship match in Wellington, but struggled at times in the second, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.
Celebrating our latest Bok centurions
Bryan Habana and Jean de Villiers are on the cover of the new issue of SA Rugby magazine, on sale now.
Quota demands are unrealistic
The government should be investing in the development of black players rather than making quota demands that South African rugby sides cannot possibly meet, writes JON CARDINELLI.