The Blues won Super Rugby in 1996, 1997 and 2003. They were followed by The Crusaders, Brumbies, Bulls, etc. A lot of people have asked why the Blues have not featured since; as they have always had the resources and the athletes.

In my view the reason is poor selection.

I'm in Thailand for an Elephant Polo Charity Event. Among other topics being discussed is the growth of rugby XV's in emerging rugby countries. The consensus here, questions the complexities of the laws. New audiences battle to enjoy something that is difficult to understand.

IRANZ are pleased to offer all IRANZ Graduates 25% off the regular price of courses in April 2017. 

The number 10 is considered the most influential decision maker on the field (apart from the ref…). After watching #SuperBoomBoom on the weekend, I'm convinced the winning team, is the one that provides the most relevant information to their 10. Because when they do this, he is equipped to make the right decision instantly.

"This boy has what it takes to go on and play professional rugby". Boy was he right.

Written word-for-word in his Course Assessment, IRANZ Staff Coach Jeff Wilson spoke highly of a young TJ Perenara of his time at IRANZ.

TJ Perenara
Pictured: TJ Perenara attended IRANZ in 2008 before pushing on to play for the Hurricanes and the All Blacks.

"These courses exemplify why New Zealand are the world leaders in rugby"
"These courses exemplify why New Zealand are the world leaders in rugby" – Graham Henry, Former All Black Coach
"IRANZ exposes players and coaches to what's expected at a professional level"
"IRANZ exposes players and coaches to what's expected at a professional level" – Steve Hansen, All Blacks Head Coach