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Black Ferns' new coaching line up star-studded

Lachlan Waugh: The Black Ferns have rugby masterminds onboard, and now there are no excuses for the players

April 22nd, 2022
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Marty's Review of the Black Ferns Review

Martin Devlin: New Zealand Rugby are telling us they have no reason at all to remove Moore and have full faith in him to lead the team into an important year on the field.

April 13th, 2022
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What’s in a name?

Martin Devlin: The great thing about sports stars' names is they can take on a life well beyond the mere handle Mum & Dad picked out.

April 11th, 2022
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Hear the Master roar: Tiger Woods’ other-worldly Augusta return

Lachlan Waugh: Tiger Woods is back in what is 2022’s greatest sporting spectacle

April 8th, 2022
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England RFU would be mad to bypass Razor

Lachlan Waugh: NZ Rugby have left England with a golden coaching opportunity, yet they’re still dropping the ball

March 31st, 2022
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Women are not men with lower testosterone

Candice Riley: The question I ask is whether the next generation of girls will have the same opportunities if the CEO of Sport NZ & our Minister for Sport & Recreation continue to ignore our concerns.

March 24th, 2022
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Transgender sport debate must come down to fairness

Martin Devlin: What I do know is that the main voices not heard nearly enough on this issue are the women who now have to compete against male-born transgender athletes.

March 22nd, 2022
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NRL is king over not so Super Rugby

Lachlan Waugh: What was most striking for me, was out of the five or six TV screens at the venue, not one was on the Crusaders-Chiefs clash...

March 15th, 2022
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Russia has been shown the red card, but for how long?

Martin Devlin: I applaud the organisations involved for their grandstanding gestures but seriously doubt they’ll be fully followed through.

March 2nd, 2022
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Super Rugby splutters into action but stars are missing

Martin Devlin is underwhelmed by the first week of Super Rugby and questions why so many of the stars aren't doing their job - playing rugby.

February 23rd, 2022