Posts tagged "all blacks"

Sam Cane's advice to young ruggers

Sunday, before the All Blacks left Chicago, there was one final chance to ask some questions about how they felt after their game, their time in Chicago, and if they would want to come back again. One player that was available was Same Cane, who had his test debut against Ireland in 2012. The twenty-four... Read more »

Conor Murray and Andy Farrell talk Chicago

The World Series is over, and I am sorry Cubs fans, congratulations, but The Rugby Weekend, by AGI, is now here. That’s right, the city of the World Series Champions will host the worlds best rugby players. Conor Murray and Andy Farrel took some time this week to talk about their expectations for this weekend’s... Read more »

All Blacks, All Over Chicago

  The New Zealand All Black arrived in Chicago Friday, and have hit the ground running. The have toured downtown, been to a Chicago Bulls game, and took time to meet Chicago area youth players on Saturday. Rugby Illinois hosted a clinic for the Illinois Tornadoes, high school state rugby select side team, along with the... Read more »
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The Rugby Weekend, Ticket Presale starts!

Citi® Cardmember Pre-sale for “Rugby Weekend Presented By AIG” Begins April 1, General Public Begins April 7 CHICAGO – It was today announced that the tickets for the November 4-5 “Rugby Weekend Presented by AIG” matches in Chicago will go on sale starting on Friday, April 1 at 10:00 am CDT. The weekend kicks off on November... Read more »

When Heros go to Heaven

  There is one team that is overall synonymous with legendary in rugby, and that is the New Zealand All Blacks. Yesterday, the world lost one of it’s hero’s of the sport Jonah Lomu. Lomu not only was a hero to young players as he made the All Blacks test squad at just 19, but... Read more »

All Blacks shocked Jonah Lomu death

VIA ALL BLACKS MEDIA- New Zealand Rugby has expressed its shock at the sudden death of Jonah Lomu. The 40-year-old All Blacks legend died in Auckland. New Zealand Rugby Chief Executive Steve Tew said: “We’re all shocked and deeply saddened at the sudden death of Jonah.  We’re lost for words and our heartfelt sympathies go... Read more »
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Ma'a Nonu, be by bff?

Hey Nu, I am so excited and totally proud of your advancement into the Rugby World Cup Finals. In this run at RWC, you have not only scored and outrageous amount to tries as well as have achieved your 100th cap!  I have been a fan of yours since I started playing rugby, the same... Read more »

NZ Rugby talks about Jerry Collins

VIA New Zealand Rugby New Zealand Rugby has tonight expressed its shock and sadness at the death of former All Black Jerry Collins and his partner Alana in a car crash in France earlier today. The crash has also left the couple’s baby daughter Ayla in a critical condition in hospital. “The news has shocked us all... Read more »

USA v All Blacks, weekend to remember

So, if you follow me on Twitter, you know that at the half, I was done because the All Blacks were scoring faster than I could type. The weekend itself however, was AMAZING! After Friday’s mini snow/hail down fall, I was definitely nervous about how Saturday would go. The amount of people and the energy... Read more »
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All Blacks name their starting XV

All Blacks team named to play historic Test against USA Record American crowd to see team take on US Eagles VIA ALL BLACKS MDIA- The All Blacks team to play the United States this weekend has been named, with the All Blacks selectors unveiling a team combining young All Blacks talent and experienced heads for the... Read more »