JK on Growing the Game

The Observer talks to All Black legend John Kirwan about his globetrotting ways and aspirations to coach in the UK. “Kirwan was a travelling rugby player long before it became the fashion it is today … Unsurprisingly for a man with such a thirst for different cultures, Kirwan becomes impassioned when discussing the importance of the game growing.” Formerly head coach for Italy, Kirwan now lives in Venice and works as a consultant for Japanese club side NEC Green Rockets.


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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…