Rugby Sep 9, 2019

Former All Black Mark Robinson appointed CEO of New Zealand Rugby

Former All Blacks center Mark Robinson has been appointed chief executive of New Zealand Rugby to replace Steve Tew. Robinson, 45, played nine tests for New Zealand from 2000 to 2002 and also played in England and Japan. He was chief executive of the Taranaki Rugby ...

Four All Blacks reject Olympic sevens invitation

Rugby Aug 23, 2019

Four All Blacks reject Olympic sevens invitation

New Zealand's team bidding for a rugby sevens gold medal at next year's Tokyo Olympics will not include any All Blacks after several approached declined to be involved. New Zealand Rugby said on Thursday that four players — Caleb Clarke, Etene Nanai-Seturo, Salesi Rayasi and ...

More Sports / Rugby Nov 13, 2015

Japan team worries Super Rugby

Super Rugby organizers are starting to express concern about the strength of the Japanese club which is due to join the Southern Hemisphere competition next season. New Zealand Rugby chief executive Steve Tew said SANZAR, the tournament's governing body, was confident the Argentine club which ...