A tough year has made world champion Kendra Cocksedge even stronger. Southland possesses the best defencive record out of any team in the 2020 Mitre 10 Cup, but on the flip side it has the worst attacking record. There’s a lot of uncertainty and anxiety,” he said. Black Ferns sensation Stacey Fluhler didn't know the team existed when she first picked up a rugby ball aged 15. “It’s been really constructive. The US will already host the soccer World Cup in 2026 and the Los Angeles Summer Games in 2028. Current All Blacks head coach Ian Foster is under immense pressure early on in his tenure with the side, a role Henry implies he may not have been the best man for, despite Henry being on the selection panel for the job. The All Blacks take on Australia in the second match of their Bledisloe Cup series on Sunday at 4pm at Eden Park. “I think we stuffed up quite frankly because he is a quality person and a quality coach and you’ve seen it straight away with the Wallabies.

Robinson denied a player boycott had been tabled by the three-time world champions. window.scriptsToInit.push('BrightCoveEmbeddedScrollVideo.init("6200361845001");'); “Dave Rennie is a fabulous coach, no doubt. Whether they’ve got the personnel to be up there for the World Cup, I think they probably will with Dave Rennie.”.

New Zealand Rugby has refused to confirm whether getting the All Blacks home for Christmas has come with a price tag for the local game. Timu carves up in Dunedin as son of a legend inspires Otago win. The All Blacks' son of a gun lit up his beloved Eden Park with a special starting debut on Sunday. Three-time defending Farah Palmer Cup champions pile on the tries for second week in a row in 72-15 thumping of Hawke's Bay. "After cautious gloating in the wake of the draw, there must now be a realisation that Australia’s journey back will be arduous" following a "powerhouse performance" from NZ. OPINION: Like Robbie Deans, John Plumtree is a man who has All Blacks head coach written all over him.

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Kendra Cocksedge was in Nelson to run a holiday training camp for junior female rugby players, passing on some skills and some of what she had learned from her own rugby journey. Bledisloe II: Caleb Clarke, ABs leave the Wallabies in their dust, Foster on Bledisloe response: 'We've put a marker down', Caleb Clarke: 'Michael Hooper grabbed my nuts', 'We needed to be better': Dave Rennie reacts to ABs defeat, ABs player ratings: Rookie Caleb Clarke shines in victory, Attack and defence, the tale of two Stags teams, Waikato storm past Auckland to earn home semifinal, Sound familiar? Former All Blacks head coach Sir Graham Henry says New Zealand Rugby made a mistake in allowing Dave Rennie to work with the Wallabies. All rights reserved. The pools for the 20-team field were originally to be drawn following the autumn tours of Europe in November, but the coronavirus pandemic tore apart those plans. The All Blacks' son of a gun lit up his beloved Eden Park with a special starting debut on Sunday. Rugby Championship draw changed to benefit All Blacks, ‘We’re really happy with the arrangement,’ said NZ Rugby. It’s a good compromise all round.”. All Blacks winger draws plenty of comparisons with the late great, following his inspirational display at Eden Park.

The former Blues coach Pat Lam has helped the Bristol Bears to their first European trophy.

Rob Nichol sends staunch warning to NZ Rugby around the Sanzaar relationships. Available for everyone, funded by readers. If they had done that with Dave Rennie he would have applied for the All Black job.”.

This article first appeared on nzherald.co.nz and as republished with permission. Has John Plumtree made the right call to work with Ian Foster? RugbyPass is the premier destination for rugby fans across the globe, with the best news, analysis, shows, highlights, podcasts, documentaries, live match & player stats, live blog feeds, and in some territories live streaming of the world's greatest rugby tournaments all in HD. Ainsley Puleiata twice overcame the mental and physical torment of ACL injuries — and now the black dress beckons. Black Ferns star Stacey Fluhler and Waikato's attack ran Auckland ragged to finish top of the North Pool in style. Ian Foster's men produced the response that had been demanded to conclude their home programme in style. First test start on his home ground promises to be special occasion for this second-generation international. Images of 31,000 fans without masks cheering on the three-time world champions in the first Test in Wellington last weekend attracted plenty of attention. All Blacks bounce back from a disappointing draw to crush Australia in the second Bledisloe Cup test. After being outplayed in Wellington, Aaron Smith put in an outstanding performance in the All Blacks' Eden Park win. Ian Foster under the gun: Can he mastermind Bledisloe redemption? Instead of starting the four-team tournament on 7 November and finishing on 12 December, the All Blacks will now begin a week earlier with a standalone clash with Australia at ANZ Stadium on 31 October, finishing their duties with a 5 December match with Argentina. “We’re really happy with the arrangement. Share with us securely. Robinson said there was still no confirmation South Africa, which has recorded more than 10,000 Covid-19 cases in the last week, would take part.

New Zealand Rugby c**ked that up. While there's a void of Black Ferns tests in 2020, top rugby stars will be tested by a clash of schedules in defining period.

New Zealand Rugby has refused to confirm whether getting the All Blacks home for Christmas has come with a price tag for the local game.

A former vice-captain at Scots College, he's led NZ's Covid-19 response, likening it to a World Cup campaign. They will play for him, and that’s no disrespect to Fozzie, that’s just circumstantial, so I’ve answered the question.”. BLACK FERNS The World Champion Black Ferns are New Zealand's senior women's rugby team.