With the 2009 Super 14 kicking off in a couple of weeks’ time, we are pleased to welcome a new writer to the fold to cover the event. Here is the first article from Lardus van der Merwe (you can’t doubt his credentials!).
This weekend saw the first round of the 2008 Super 14 competition, and the first opportunity to see the Experimental Law Variations is use. The ELVs are intended to speed the game up, keep the ball in play for longer, and ultimately allow more tries to be scored. From what I could see, the first […]
This year’s Super 14 is bound to be full of surprises. There’s been a mass exodus of quality players from the Southern Hemisphere, and the powers-that-be have been tinkering with the rules. Here is our team-by-team guide for the tournament and our view on how they will fare. Blues The Blues waved goodbye to Luke […]
The 2008 Super 14 competition starts tomorrow, and we are lucky to have Jonathan Phipps’ preview all the way from New Zealand. We’ll also be doing a team-by-team preview and an overview of the ELVs later today. With the Super 14 competition upon us this weekend, the atmosphere from a hot & sunny New Zealand […]