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Nicholas Bishop

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Was the Brumbies vs Hurricanes final a sneak peek of the Bledisloe Cup opener?

Was the Brumbies vs Hurricanes final a sneak peek of the Bledisloe Cup opener?

23 hours ago

19 August. The date will be etched in Michael Cheika’s memory already, because it is the day Australia play New Zealand in the first round of the Rugby Championship in Sydney.

South African leopards are changing their spots – can Nathan Grey?

South African leopards are changing their spots - can Nathan Grey?

19 Jul 2017

It is all about money. In particular, it’s all about television money, and TV (along with international rugby) is one of the two main generators of revenue in professional rugby.

Lions series reflections: The day of the Faz

Lions series reflections: The day of the Faz

12 Jul 2017

At the Allianz stadium in North London, home of European champion club Saracens, the core of the faithful have a unique way of assisting attempts on goal by their own kickers.

The centres of conundrum at Eden Park

The centres of conundrum at Eden Park

5 Jul 2017

It all seemed so clear a couple of weeks ago.

How to park a Ferrari in the garage, and the depowering of the scrum

How to park a Ferrari in the garage, and the depowering of the scrum

28 Jun 2017

For those who like to analyse trends in the game, the notion of ‘forward dominance’ is one which attracts a great deal of interest. That notion has changed considerably from the days of the 1970s and ’80s to the current, professional era.

Pressure on No. 10: Why Beauden Barrett’s performance may decide the Lions series

Pressure on No. 10: Why Beauden Barrett’s performance may decide the Lions series

23 Jun 2017

No – it’s not a reference to the heat growing on Theresa May at 10 Downing Street. No politics here. Far more important than that, it’s the topic of the forthcoming series between the British and Irish Lions and New Zealand.