Tim Mikkelson

Written by Mike Williams on June 5th, 2014. Posted in Rugby Sevens

Tim Mikkelson

Undoubtedly the quiet achiever of the New Zealand Rugby All Blacks Sevens Team is Tim Mikkelson. Since his debut in 2007 and particularly in the last few seasons he has been the glue of a team that in his tenure has one a Commonwealth gold medal, five IRB Sevens World Series and the 2013 Rugby World Cup Sevens. Following injuries to Kiwi talisman DJ Forbes, Mikkelson captained the team in the 2012/2013 Tokyo, Glasgow and London tournaments. Now the underrated player has the ultimate individual accolade in the sport, the IRB Sevens Player of the Year.

The prize came soon …



Jonah – My Story Review. Jonah Lomu Autobiography Book Available Now

Written by Mike Williams on August 13th, 2013. Posted in Rugby Blog, Rugby Gear

Jonah-My-Story

The sensational autobiography from Jonah Lomu was released today and is available from Amazon as an ebook. Simply put, Lomu is the biggest name there has ever been in rugby. Others will argue the merits of other players, particularly in terms of playing ability. However, there will never be another player to take the world by storm like Lomu did. Even in countries where rugby was a minority sport, Lomu was mobbed by thousands of fans. Ten years since his last match for the All Blacks, the New Zealand International rugby team, he is still the most famous face…


Super Rugby Teams & Fixtures Round 12 2013

Written by Mike Williams on May 2nd, 2013. Posted in Super Rugby

Super Rugby

ROUND TWELVE SUPER RUGBY FIXTURES:

Friday, 3 May Blues v Stormers at North Harbour Stadium at 19:35
TBC Rebels v Chiefs at AAMI Park, Melbourne at TBC
Saturday, 4 May Highlanders v Sharks at Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin at 19:35
Saturday, 4 May Force v Reds at NIB Stadium, Perth at 17:40
Saturday, 4 May Kings v Waratahs at Mandela Bay Stadium,Port Elizabeth at 17:05
Saturday, 4 May Bulls v Hurricanes at Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria at 19:10
Sunday 5 May Brumbies v Crusaders at Canberra Stadium, Canberra at 16:05
BYE:  Cheetahs
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Super Rugby Teams & Fixtures Round 9 2013

Written by Mike Williams on April 11th, 2013. Posted in Rugby Union News

Super Rugby

ROUND NINE SUPER RUGBY FIXTURES:

Friday, 12 April Highlanders v Brumbies at Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin at 19:35
Saturday, 13 April Chiefs v Reds at Waikato Stadium, Hamilton at 16:35
Saturday, 13 April Blues v Hurricanes at Eden Park, Auckland at 19:35
Saturday, 13 April Rebels v Kings at AAMI Park, Melbourne at 19:40
Saturday, 13 April Force v Crusaders at NIB Stadium, Perth at 19:40
Saturday, 13 April Stormers v Sharks   at Newlands Stadium, Cape Town at 17:05
Saturday, 13 April Bulls v Cheetahs at Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria at 19:10
BYE: Waratahs
Kick offs in local times, click here …



Super Rugby Teams & Fixtures Round 8 2013

Written by Mike Williams on April 4th, 2013. Posted in Super Rugby

Super Rugby

ROUND EIGHT (Daylight Savings ends in Australia and New Zealand) SUPER RUGBY FIXTURES:

Friday, 5 April. Blues v Highlanders at Eden Park, Auckland at 19:35
Friday, 5 April . Brumbies v Kings at Canberra Stadium, Canberra at 19:40
Friday, 5 April . Sharks v Crusaders at Kings Park, Durban at 19:10
Saturday, 6 April. Hurricanes v Waratahs at Westpac Stadium, Wellington at 19:35
Saturday, 6 April. Force v Rebels at NIB Stadium, Perth at 16:40
Saturday, 6 April. Cheetahs v Stormers at Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein at 17:05
BYE: Bulls, Chiefs, Reds

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