Friday, September 20, 2019
Beauden Barrett Mark Reason: Novak Djokovic is too ungodly to ever be called the greatest – Stuff.co.nz

Beauden Barrett Mark Reason: Novak Djokovic is too ungodly to ever be called the...

OPINION: Novak Djokovic returns to the All England club as the defending champion, the number one player in the world, the man with three Wimbledon titles in the past five years -  AND YET. What a horrible pair of words they are for the Serb. And yet. There's almost a full-on, Eastern European 'nyet' in there.…
Beauden Barrett Rugby: Time was right for Mo’unga-Barrett gamble, says Hansen

Beauden Barrett Rugby: Time was right for Mo’unga-Barrett gamble, says Hansen

Sport Steve Hansen has been pondering playing Richie Mo'unga and Beauden Barrett together for 'quite a while', the All Blacks coach said on Thursday, and Saturday's test against the South Africa was just the right time to give it a go. FILE PHOTO: Rugby Union - All Blacks Press Conference - Sydney, Australia - August…
Brodie Retallick Dogged All Blacks hold on for victory in Buenos Aires

Brodie Retallick Dogged All Blacks hold on for victory in Buenos Aires

Updated / Saturday, 20 Jul 2019 23:54 The All Blacks led 20-9 at half-time but failed to score in the second half and were indebted to their defence for denying the Pumas a first-ever victory over New Zealand in 29 tests New Zealand held on by the skin of their teeth for a 20-16 victory…
Brodie Retallick Sport24.co.za | Off-colour All Blacks scrape past Argentina

Brodie Retallick Sport24.co.za | Off-colour All Blacks scrape past Argentina

Buenos Aires - A depleted New Zealand survived a second-half onslaught from Argentina to win their Rugby Championship first round match 20-16 in Buenos Aires on Saturday. As it happened: Argentina v New ZealandAfter trailing by 11 points at half-time, the Pumas kept the All Blacks scoreless in the second half only to fail narrowly…
Brodie Retallick Rugby: All Blacks coach ‘hopeful’ Brodie Retallick fit for World Cup

Brodie Retallick Rugby: All Blacks coach ‘hopeful’ Brodie Retallick fit for World Cup

Good news for the All Blacks and Brodie Retallick: The man considered one of the best locks in the world dislocated his left shoulder against the Springboks in Wellington but remains in the frame for the World Cup, a diagnosis which has sent relief through everyone connected with the team. Thankfully for Retallick, who was…
Brodie Retallick Brodie Retallick to turn out for his Central Hawke’s Bay club

Brodie Retallick Brodie Retallick to turn out for his Central Hawke’s Bay club

All Black lock Brodie Retallick will make a rare appearance for his Central Hawke's Bay club at Waipukurau's Central Park tomorrow. Northfuels Central manager Ian Large confirmed Retallick, the IRB's 2014 player-of-the-year and 75-match All Black, is likely to have 50 minutes as a starter in Central's ninth round Tui Maddison Trophy fixture against Tremains…
Brodie Retallick Rugby: World Cup in doubt? Injury blow for All Blacks lock Brodie Retallick

Brodie Retallick Rugby: World Cup in doubt? Injury blow for All Blacks lock Brodie...

All Blacks lock Brodie Retallick has suffered a dislocated shoulder and the coaches will wait on a diagnosis that could include the added complication of a fracture. Retallick was taken to hospital after hurting his shoulder in the 60th minute during the dramatic 16-all draw against the Springboks at Westpac Stadium following what appeared to…
Brodie Retallick ‘Lucky’ S.Africans snatch last-gasp draw with New Zealand

Brodie Retallick ‘Lucky’ S.Africans snatch last-gasp draw with New Zealand

New Zealand flanker Shannon Frizell (right) is tackled by South Africa’s Herschel Jantjies. (AFP pic) WELLINGTON: Coach Rassie Erasmus said South Africa were “lucky in a big way” after a last-gasp try by scrum-half Herschel Jantjies snatched a thrilling 16-16 draw with world title-holders New Zealand in the Rugby Championship. The dress-rehearsal for their highly…
Brodie Retallick Late Jantjies try helps South Africa snatch a draw against the All Blacks

Brodie Retallick Late Jantjies try helps South Africa snatch a draw against the All...

New Zealand 16 South Africa 16 Replacement scrumhalf Herschel Jantjies scored a try in the final minute of play to help South Africa snatch a 16-16 draw with New Zealand in a tense Rugby Championship clash in Wellington on Saturday. Jantjies pounced on an error by his All Blacks counterpart Aaron Smith to silence most…
Brodie Retallick All Blacks v South Africa: Dane Coles ‘gutted’ for Brodie Retallick after dislocated shoulder

Brodie Retallick All Blacks v South Africa: Dane Coles ‘gutted’ for Brodie Retallick after...

GETTY IMAGESAll Blacks lock Brodie Retallick suffers a dislocated shoulder against South Africa on Saturday night.Dane Coles found it hard to take his eyes off Brodie Retallick as he went through the agony of a dislocated shoulder. The big lock suffered the injury 20 minutes from the end of his side's 16-16 draw with South…