Murray Mexted Roar Rookie

Murray Mexted

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Former All Black Murray Mexted is the Managing Director of The International Rugby Academy (IRANZ), the leading global Rugby Academy. IRANZ offer an independent high performance pathway for coaches, players and teams worldwide. More details here.

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February 2012
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MEXTED: Australian rugby needs better development system

MEXTED: Australian rugby needs better development system

13 Apr 2012

The depth of Australian rugby deserves analysis. It has been obvious to me for many years that Australian rugby lacks a provincial competition, which is another step in the ladder between Club and Super Rugby.

MEXTED: New Zealand teams have clear edge this Super Season

MEXTED: New Zealand teams have clear edge this Super Season

6 Apr 2012

Call me parochial, naive, whatever. And I may be mistaken or perhaps influenced by my heritage, but I think the New Zealand sides in this year’s Super Rugby competition have a clear edge over their Australian counterparts.

MEXTED: 7s and 10s will turn rugby into a global mega-sport

MEXTED: 7s and 10s will turn rugby into a global mega-sport

30 Mar 2012

Ten days in the Philippines and Hong Kong has reinforced my opinion that Sevens Rugby becoming an Olympic sport will transform the game of rugby into a mega-sport.

MEXTED: I’m excited about the growth of rugby in smaller nations

MEXTED: I'm excited about the growth of rugby in smaller nations

22 Mar 2012

I have long felt that rugby is a form of education, one learnt from the school of life. I have been attending this school all my life and have been privileged to travel widely throughout the rugby world.

MEXTED: Some referees care about rugby, some don’t

MEXTED: Some referees care about rugby, some don't

15 Mar 2012

Over the years, I’ve observed and listened to many referees, firstly as a player, and for the last 20 years as a commentator. Referees are wired, and commentators hear everything they say, including their justification for decisions made in real time.

MEXTED: Coaches need to instill mental toughness as first priority

MEXTED: Coaches need to instill mental toughness as first priority

9 Mar 2012

For generations, it has been a coaches’ greatest challenge to have every player effectively motivated so their team will collectively perform to maximum ability. Everyone who has ever coached rugby will understand that feeling when they walk into the changing room before a game and sense the vibe.