The Alternative Rugby Commentary

We don’t remember exactly how we came across the Alternative Rugby Commentary back in 2007. We were probably looking into the Tri-Nations and it comes as no surprise to us today that you’ll find no better a personality in rugby … Continue reading →

80:00 of sheer tension – UPDATED

It’s come and gone in a flash. People are still waking up with sore heads today maybe in a daze over their county’s mere one point victory over the valiant and incredible French who did not have the luck, superstition … Continue reading →

Rugby World Cup Quarter Finals

If you’re a Bok fan, Sunday’s game was a nail biter. If you were an All Black fan, Argentina actually might have worried you for 40 minutes. The skies could not be better for a match in what the Kiwi’s … Continue reading →

Wet & Windy Wellington – UPDATED PIC

Kia ora. Welcome to New Zealand. A country so woven with the beloved All Blacks you can’t tell which brand came first, New Zealand the country or the rugby team? Upon arrival in Wellington if you happen to be sitting … Continue reading →

Who fashions the RWC competition

As written by Rugger Blogger: Remember all that fuss in here in NZ just before the tournament started about Adidas’ prcing of this year’s new All Black jersey? It got me to thinking if anyone else had such issues, or … Continue reading →

Adventures in Advertising, the Photographer: Ross Brown

Instead of focusing on a round of ads that use rugby as a medium to sell a message, we thought we’d take a closer look at the magic behind the art direction. New Zealander Ross Brown is a magician behind … Continue reading →

Remember Christchurch 2.22.11

UPDATE: Shirt sales will close Monday 3/14/11 With recent events unfolding in Japan, the conditions and challenges are making themselves so painfully apparent that the people of Japan will no doubt, need the support of the global community. Tragic as … Continue reading →

Message from Paul Gestro the New York Consulate General in NYC:

A non-Government person-finder website has been developed and can be accessed through this link: http://christchurch-2011.person-finder.appspot.com. New Zealand media sites www.stuff.co.nz and www.nzherald.co.nz have up-to-date reports on the situation. For the New Zealand Government’s response to the earthquake visit www.beehive.govt.nz If … Continue reading →

Adventures in Rugby Advertising Pt II

Our series in rugby as a medium in advertising continues…. Milan San Siro 14/11/09 The other side of the world is here. Italy challenges New Zealand. Advertising Agency: McCann Erickson Italy Creative Director: Marco Cremona, Gaetano Del Pizzo Art Director: … Continue reading →