Former Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw to join Shining Arcs

Rugby Jul 6, 2020

Former Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw to join Shining Arcs

Former Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw will play for the NTT Communications Shining Arcs next season, the Japan Rugby Top League club said Monday. The 34-year-old scrumhalf was one of three overseas signings announced by the Shining Arcs, along with Australian flanker Liam Gill and New ...

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 ...

Richie Mo'unga to make first start for All Blacks

Rugby Sep 6, 2018

Richie Mo'unga to make first start for All Blacks

Flyhalf Richie Mo'unga will start a test for the first time and scrumhalf Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi could make his debut from the bench for New Zealand in Saturday's Rugby Championship game Argentina in Nelson. The 24-year-old Mo'unga has starred in the Super Rugby for the ...

More Sports / Rugby Aug 29, 2016

Barrett commits to All Blacks until after 2019 World Cup

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen's hopes of winning a third successive World Cup have been boosted by flyhalf Beauden Barrett's decision to commit his immediate playing future to New Zealand Rugby until after the 2019 tournament in Japan. The 25-year-old has been in career-best form ...