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Kia Kaha

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I am an avid All Black fan living in Madrid far from my native land of the long, white cloud but all too near to everything related to football. Speaking about rugby is my necessary outlet.

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September 2014
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The zone of proximal player development

The zone of proximal player development

5 days ago

Lev Semenovich Vygotsky lived a short life, but it took years long after his death for his work on developmental psychology to be discovered in the West.

Lapland set to be the hottest exporter of rugby talent in 2018

Lapland set to be the hottest exporter of rugby talent in 2018

21 Dec 2017

In its bid for the Rugby World Cup in 2023, France claimed it could prevent the demise of international rugby by using the tournament as a powerful bargaining tool with the moneyed-up Top 14 clubs.

Putting the test in Test match

Putting the test in Test match

16 Nov 2017

The first international Test match in rugby took place in 1871 between England and Scotland at Raeburn Place, Edinburgh.

Rugby Championship 2017: A showcase of talent over skill?

Rugby Championship 2017: A showcase of talent over skill?

5 Oct 2017

The terms skill and talent are often confused. The former implies hard work and many hours of practice and the latter an innate ability to do something.

Who is the Wallabies’ backline defensive general?

Who is the Wallabies' backline defensive general?

22 Aug 2017

History is replete with examples of leaders who rallied voters not so much with what they said, but the conviction they had when saying it. Similarly, Michael Cheika said Saturday’s defensive lapses were not down to attitude, but because doubt was creeping in.

Defence is the new attack

Defence is the new attack

2 Aug 2017

Growing up with two older brothers, you come up with anything to combat inevitable moments of boredom. A simple balloon, for example, could provide hours of entertainment and a rule book the length of the Great Barrier Reef.