SANZAAR head confident of Rugby Championship in 2020

Rugby Jul 7, 2020

SANZAAR head confident of Rugby Championship in 2020

The head of southern hemisphere rugby body SANZAAR is confident the Rugby Championship will be played this year despite borders remaining locked amid the continuing spread of the coronavirus. Andy Marinos told New Zealand website Stuff he remains "very positive” the four-nation test tournament will ...

New Zealand handed pair of sevens titles; Japanese men promoted

Rugby Jun 30, 2020

New Zealand handed pair of sevens titles; Japanese men promoted

The remainder of the rugby sevens world series was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic and New Zealand declared the men’s and women’s champions on Tuesday. The rounds in Hong Kong, Singapore, Langford (Canada), London and Paris were previously postponed, but World Rugby canceled them ...

Beauden Barrett backs Ian Foster in New Zealand coaching search

Rugby Nov 5, 2019

Beauden Barrett backs Ian Foster in New Zealand coaching search

New Zealand fullback Beauden Barrett has voiced his support for Ian Foster's bid to take over from Steve Hansen as All Blacks coach, saying he would like to see "continuity" in the role, local media have reported. Hansen ended his 16-year association with the team ...