Tag: Bismarck Du Plessis

Super Rugby Round 14 Review: Shark attack


AUCKLAND, NZ: One paragraph is all it took to set off a fair bit of reaction among a lot of fans out there in my last column, it seems not everyone (even fellow Kiwis) agree with my sentiments regarding the upcoming All Blacks/US Eagles match at Soldier Field on November 1. I’ve addressed most of […]

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Weekend Rugby Preview: The Rugby Championship, USA Rugby News, Aviva Prem, Pro 12, Currie, ITM Cup, RWC Qualifier


NEW YORK, NY – The penultimate match of The Rugby Championship 2013 will the one that has the attention of the international media – including us – but we also have much to talk about from USA Rugby, along with action in the Aviva Premiership, Rabodirect Pro 12 , ITM Cup and Currie Cup. Plus there is […]

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Top 14 Preview: Toulouse and Castres under Romain rule


CASTRES, FRANCE – Chances are, the referee who sin-binned Bismarck Du Plessis for THAT tackle on Dan Carter, then sent the South African hooker for an early bath after a second yellow, had been hoping his next game would keep him safely out of the media spotlight. You know the sort of thing: a match […]

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NEW PLYMOUTH, NEW ZEALAND – Our man Johnathan Wicklow Barberie and New York Rugby Club Assistant Coach Junoir Blaber, give a brief recap of all the matches: NZ v Tonga JB: Who do you think won the Dance-off? Sorry fans, I mean the warrior dance challenge between NZ’s Haka, the Ka Mate version and the […]

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