News

See below for the latest news from IRANZ.

Good enough to win

My first impression is this team is strong enough across the board to win RWC Japan. 

I get the sense this highly successful and acclaimed coach and management group have thought deeply about the make-up of this team and the combinations. The physical capabilities are there. The experience and leadership are there.  The subjective category of mental strength gets a pass from me. I think this squad is risk free on and off the field.

Learn more…

IRANZ Insight: We Got Dicked.

Wallabies celebrating after convincing win over the All Blacks

I am a supporter of Hansen and co. They’re the real deal and have done a good job so far.  

The core roles of the Head Coach are to select the team and develop the strategy.   

Learn more…

IRANZ Insight: Reid to play Blindside?

There is growing speculation that Kieran Reid will play at blindside against the Wallabies in Perth this Saturday.

Learn more…

Jamason’s Journey

Jamason Fa’anana Schultz attended our High Performance Course in February 2019. His journey since has been extraordinary. Named in the USA wider squad for the Pacific Nations Cup and RWC 2019 Jamason recently put on a superb performance for the US Eagles vs Canada.

Learn more…

Lessons Learnt

The All Black selectors have learnt their lesson. A draw is not a loss for the All Blacks but for South Africa it’s a win away from home and with it will come self-belief. They will be even harder to beat in Yokohama. 

Learn more…