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‘Exhilarating times’: The three Catholic schools dominating NZ schoolboy rugby

Richie Tuipelehake Tupua’ilei has been a versatile player within the St Thomas pack. Photo / Brendan Biggs. These are exhilarating times in first XV rugby for the small St Thomas of Canterbury school in Christchurch. St Thomas, who belong to the same Edmund Rice network of Catholic schools as Auckland’s runaway 1A competition leaders St …

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Rugby league: Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart handed historic ban on post-game outburst

Sport 9 Aug, 2022 07:40 AM3 minutes to read Ricky Stuart’s outburst has cost him dearly. Photo / Photosport Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart has become the first NRL coach in history to receive a disciplinary ban from the league. Stuart has been slapped with a $25,000 fine to go along with a one-week suspension …

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Auckland schoolboy rugby: The curious case of Westlake Boys High School

Westlake are once again bossing the North Harbor first XV competition. Spare a thought for Westlake Boys High School, frustratingly trapped in No Man’s Land in schoolboy First XV rugby. Westlake are once again bossing the North Harbor First XV competition, unbeaten and 10 points clear ahead of facing third-placed Massey High School away, at …

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