18.7.2019 09:55 am
Coach Steve Hansen was forced to ring the changes for Saturday’s match in Buenos Aires.
The All Blacks will hand Fijian-born winger Sevu Reece his Test debut against Argentina in the Rugby Championship this weekend as part of an experimental match-day squad that features five new faces.
The Crusaders have not lost a playoff in Christchurch since Super Rugby launched in 1996 — a sequence of 22 matches — and are currently on a 28-game unbeaten run at home dating back to July 2016.
The whole effort has polarised opinion yet again.
The devout Christian said he is defending freedom of religion.
Wallabies great Phil Kearns this week claimed the team was a de facto national side and had ‘hoodwinked’ governing body Sanzaar.
A Wallaby legend makes a controversial call.
The devoutly Christian fullback was fired for breaching Rugby Australia’s code of conduct after saying on social media that “hell awaits” gays.
The deeply religious fullback now has 72 hours to appeal the termination of his contract.
They maintain their stranglehold over their rivals.
The closed-door code of conduct tribunal was initially scheduled for only one day, but the governing body has said a decision is still not expected Tuesday.
The Lions provide quite a few interesting developments this weekend.
Bernard Foley said Friday that the NSW Waratahs have enough depth to cope without Israel Folau, hitting out at his long-time teammate for disrupting their season.
A formal hearing, before representatives of Rugby Australia, the professional players association and an independent figure, is likely to be delayed