by Steve McMorran
Despite being defending champions and finishing atop the Super Rugby standings in the regular season, the Chiefs accept that they’re underdogs in Saturday’s all-New Zealand semifinal against the Crusaders.
Though they won 12 of 16 games to … Read the rest
Flyhalf Dan Carter scored a try among 20 points as the Crusaders beat the Queensland Reds 38-9 in the Super 15 quarterfinals Saturday to edge closer to their first Super Rugby title in since 2008.
Carter scored the second of … Read the rest
Richie McCaw’s return will add extra spice to Saturday’s Super Rugby qualifier between Canterbury Crusaders and Queensland Reds as the All Blacks skipper comes up against old foe Quade Cooper.
McCaw is back after a six-month sabbatical from rugby and … Read the rest
South African referee Jaco Peyper will be in charge of the first Vodacom Super Rugby qualifier between the Crusaders and the Reds in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Saturday.
This was confirmed by the SA, New Zealand and Australian Rugby (Sanzar) … Read the rest
Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik may have failed to ignite a race war with Muslims, but he succeeded in stoking anxieties about the stability of Europe’s increasingly diverse societies.
Though his talk of an international underground of killers – … Read the rest