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Artist’s depiction of what Sonny Bill Williams will look like come Sunday’s game against the Brumbies.

The Blues to tape over Sonny Bill Williams for upcoming fixtures

Blues CEO Michael Redman says that star player Sonny Bill Williams will continue to play for the team, but will be taped over with thick black tape during upcoming fixtures. The move comes as a result of continuing controversy over Williams’ decision to tape over two bank logos (those of […]

Picture not representative of actual test cricket attendance.

LIVE COVERAGE: Black Caps’ final game ever – Day 1

Today, the Black Caps begin Day 1 of their final match ever. After a series of recent performances, the team has unanimously agreed to disband forever, and just go back to their normal lives. Follow along throughout the day as we provide live updates and commentary from Seddon Park in […]

Grass-drying is a popular event where two cricket teams come together to sit inside while men in hats debate whether the grass they’re walking on is safe to walk on.

Record crowd turns out to watch grass dry in ‘fantastic showing’ at Napier

Event staff at Napier’s McLean Park are thrilled this evening after a record crowd turned out to watch a field of grass dry over a period of 5 and a half hours, before being told to leave. Organisers of the event estimate it’s the largest New Zealand crowd ever to […]

The run is said to have been scored by batsman Ross Taylor, pictured here doing a dance.

Rumours a run has occurred on Day 4 of the second test between the Black Caps and Pakistan

There are rumours circulating this evening that a run may have occurred at Hamilton’s Seddon Park, during Day 4 of the second test between the Black Caps and Pakistan. While not yet independently confirmed, spectators at the ground say that one run did occur just after 3pm this afternoon, in […]

After Ireland victory, fears that rugby could become dynamic game where multiple teams can win

After Ireland victory, fears that rugby could become dynamic game where multiple teams can win

After Ireland’s historic victory against New Zealand at Soldier Field in Chicago yesterday, fears are beginning to mount among All Blacks leadership and fans alike, that rugby could become a dynamic game where multiple outcomes are possible. “There is that fear among the fans I talk to, in any case,” […]

Steve Hansen assures public that All Blacks would ‘not normally’ have sex

Steve Hansen assures public that All Blacks would ‘not normally’ have sex

All Blacks coach and chronic depressive Steve Hansen has held a press conference this afternoon, following revelations that All Black Aaron Smith at very least made noises with a woman in a Christchurch Airport disabled toilet. While news media has yet to report on the disturbance in the disabled toilet […]