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Jul 30, 2014

Cheetahs winger lands 80-metre penalty kick

Gerrie Labuschagne captures global attention with his "shot heard round the world", the Cheetahs Under-19 winger slotting a penalty goal from 80 metres in training
Jul 21, 2014

Harvard rugby project promotes female strength

Rugby conjures imagery of brawny men and testosterone, but Harvard University has used the sport to promote female strength and beauty through body positivity
Jul 18, 2014

Referees cancel matches after spike in harassment

The Eastern Province Rugby Referees Society cancels all club matches this weekend after concerns about verbal and physical harassment at several fixtures
Jul 14, 2014

Kronfeld to wear all black Harley-Davidson leathers

Former hard-nosed flanker Josh Kronfeld, who has a self-professed love for American motorcycle company Harley-Davidson, is set to feature at an Auckland motor show, where is he keen to interact with other biking fanatics
Jul 12, 2014

Bledisloe spectators get new pitchside vantage point

Rugby fans now have an opportunity to sit in a couch that slides along the sideline at the first Bledisloe Cup Test at the ANZ Stadium in Sydney
Jul 3, 2014

School duped by fake Conrad Smith Facebook page

Hurricanes and All Blacks centre Conrad Smith is the subject of a fake Facebook page that duped a school by promising a personal appearance
Jul 2, 2014

Hundreds join in pre-match haka

Jul 1, 2014

Bismarck du Plessis flattens cinema goer

Bismarck du Plessis flattening a cinema goer who was using his mobile phone during a film? Not all it seems ...
Jul 1, 2014

Lions 'Invincibles' honoured by budget airline

The famous British & Irish Lions side of 1974 have been honoured by having a plane named after them
Jun 28, 2014

Spectator banned for five years for punching player

Wellington Rugby Football Union officials have banned a spectator from the game for five years after he ran on to a pitch and knocked out a player
Jun 22, 2014

England players burst into song

While results on the pitch could have been better during their tour to New Zealand, England certainly hit the right note with this a cappella rendition of soul classic 'Lean on Me'
Jun 18, 2014

Moffett rages against the dying of the light

Following a resounding defeat at the EGM aimed at overturning the board of the WRU, David Moffett remains as combative as ever
Jun 16, 2014

Streaker receives rough justice

The security guard who "hammered" a streaker who ran onto the pitch during the All Blacks Test match on Saturday should have been playing for his home club, but needed the extra money, his coach says
May 30, 2014

Former Lingerie League player picked for Australia

If the selectors for Australia's women's side for a forthcoming tri-nations tournament wanted to guarantee headlines then their selection of the uncapped Chloe Butler ensured just that
May 28, 2014

'Trip' parent banned from touchline for two years

A parent who tripped up an Under-16s rugby player during a match in Hertfordshirehas been handed a two-year touchline ban
May 27, 2014

Police forced to breathalyse fans ... at a school game

For the fourth year running alcohol was banned for a school's match in New Zealand because spectators could be trusted to behave after a number of ugly incidents
May 27, 2014

Player faces long ban for wiping blood on ref's jersey

The parents of a player in Australia have pressed charges with the police after their son was allegedly punched during a match in Queensland
May 15, 2014

Cory Jane finally takes driving test after 12 years

Cory Jane finally upgrades to a full driver's licence, taking his driving test after 12 years on restricted duties because "I had pressure put on me from the New Zealand Rugby Union"
May 14, 2014

Taniela Tupou the latest rugby internet sensation

Watch the latest viral rugby video to see why "The Tongan Thor" is surely already on the radar of Auckland, the Blues and probably every ITM Cup and Super Rugby team in New Zealand
May 8, 2014

Taranaki launch search for bull as new mascot

Taranaki have asked their fans to lend them a bull to be their new mascot