The Curious Test Career of Jamie Salmon

James Lionel Broome Salmon may not be a name that leaps out at Kiwi rugby fans, but it should: he is the only player to play for both the All Blacks and England. He also has the interesting honour of being an Englishman who played for Wellington in their 1983 match against the British & Irish Lions. Now I don’t remember a lot of details about rugby matches (or anything for that Read More...

Lions vs All Blacks Squad Depth Infographic

Just how does New Zealand’s much celebrated depth actually go at the moment in comparison to the Lions squad? Warren Gatland brought 41 players with him on that Qantas flight in an attempt to survive the tough tour schedule against our Super Rugby teams, the Maori All Blacks and three tests against the All Blacks. How do they stack up against our boys in black? Well, pretty bloody good in Read More...