Tag: New Zealand

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 Squad Named for Nov 5.

New Zealand Rugby Media Release The New Zealand Heartland XV 2016 squad has been selected ahead of a three-match campaign starting in November, including two games in Fiji. The matches, to be played between 5–11 November, will see the team play New Zealand Marist for the annual Ian McCrae Cup before travelling to Fiji to... Read more »

Maori All Blacks squad named for 2016 northern tour

New Zealand Rugby Media Release-   The Māori All Blacks squad to tour to Chicago, London and Ireland next month has been named. The squad was announced by New Zealand Rugby Māori Board acting chairman Peter Goldsmith, in Wellington today. The 2016 Māori All Blacks squad is (with * to denote new cap): Player Province... Read more »

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 »

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 »

Joe Moody moves into starting XV for All Blacks

From All Blacks Rugby- All Blacks team named for Rugby World Cup 2015 semifinal against South Africa. The All Blacks side has been named to play South Africa in their Rugby World Cup 2015 semifinal at Twickenham, London, on Saturday 24 October (Kick-off: 4.00PM). The team features just one change from last Saturday’s quarter-final: Joe Moody... 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 »

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 »

Practice makes perfect for Eagles and All Blacks

Saturday is expected to be cold, possibly snowy, and very windy. Yesterday both teams were out practicing and though the sun was out, the wind was definitely blowing! Both teams are using local fields, before getting a chance to be out on Soldier Field to prepare for this weekend’s game. The had long sessions to... Read more »