Otago Daily Times: Rugby News

Rugby: Choice was Sopoaga or Carter - Fox

Rugby: Choice was Sopoaga or Carter - Fox

World Cup selector Grant Fox has dropped a bombshell, apparently revealing the great No 10 Dan Carter was no certainty for the tournament.

Rugby: Strong ABs team up to the challenge

Rugby: Strong ABs team up to the challenge

The All Blacks have named their 31-man squad for the World Cup starting next month. ODT Online rugby writer Jeff Cheshire looks at whether the selectors have got the mix right.

Rugby: Mixed reactions to Naholo recovery

Rugby: Mixed reactions to Naholo recovery

A former All Blacks doctor is sceptical of the so-called Fijian "miracle cure" used to treat star winger Waisake Naholo's broken leg in time for the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

Rugby: What next for All Blacks?

Rugby: What next for All Blacks?

With yesterday's naming of the 31-man All Blacks squad, the players and staff now begin their final few weeks of preparation before the Rugby World Cup begins.

Rugby: Sometimes tough choices come down to a gut feeling

Rugby: Sometimes tough choices come down to a gut feeling

When you have more than 1000 days, who knows how many games and trainings to watch, have the statistics on everything from how much a player eats to how much he runs at training, how can you not know who your best 31 players are?

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