Aisle be Back: Hurricanes set for 350th match

Above: Devan Flanders starts at No. 8 for the Hurricanes against the Blues in Wellington on Saturday night. By Kevin McCarthy The cricket season seems to run later and later every year.  Really crowds in on the start of the rugby. We’ll call it Spring for the hell of it, and I

Bond Banter (Short Passes): 22 February

Bond Banter, also known as Short Passes, is our ‘early in the week’ news in briefs, tidbits, observations and anecdotes, statistics and an overall look at what’s coming up article. Heading towards the end of February and summer is still sizzling, but the rugby will be soon as well. The long-awaited new

Short Passes 16 February

Above: Jackson Garden-Bachop kicks for goal in front of a bumper Maidstone Park crowd. Not since the glory days of the late 1980s-early 1990s has it been as packed. PHOTO: Tom Minton.  By Club Rugby Contributors. Short Passes returns in 2021. Short Passes is our 'early in the week' (usually Mondays, but starting