AB Old Boy’s Coaching Club: JK, Buck, Gatland

All Black legend, winger John Kirwan, to take over as coach of the Italian national team from NZer Brad Johnstone – this includes touring Italy through his homeland where playing for the ABs he scored one of the greatest tries in rugby history (in the 1987 World Cup) against the team he will now direct. Former All Black No.8, undefeated captain and hard-man Wayne ‘Buck’ Shelford to coach English Premiership club Saracens. And Warren Gatland speaks with a hooker’s frankness to the Guardian about his experiences coaching Ireland and his new job at Wasps.  


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Silver Ferns Are World Champions

Silver Ferns Are World Champions

New Zealand’s Silver Ferns are Netball world champions after a one-point win in Liverpool over long-time rivals Australia. The Noeline Taurua-coached team saw a seven-point advantage whittle down to a one-point…