News

See below for the latest news from IRANZ.

IRANZ Insight: 2019 All Black Hooker Selection

Codie Taylor and TJ Perenara (middle) attended the Advanced Players Course in 2008. Seven years later in 2015, they played together once again – this time, for the All Blacks in the Rugby World Cup

Three Hookers will be selected in the All Black Squad for the Rugby World Cup Squad this year.

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IRANZ Insight: 2019 All Black Flanker Selection

Ardie Savea (left) and Liam Squire (right) both attended the Advanced Players Course in 2009

It’s time we, the punters, started picking the All Black Squad for the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

For the next few weeks, I’ll be breaking down who I would select for the squad, and the reasons behind each selection.

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IRANZ Coach Success Stories: Robert Taylor

IRANZ Graduate Robert Taylor

Over the years, IRANZ have kept a close eye on the achievements of both Player and Coach Graduates on the International Stage.

However, there have been numerous counts of our Graduates achieving great things at other, competitive levels of rugby. The story of IRANZ Graduate Robert Taylor for example, is nothing short of remarkable.

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Brian Ashton labels IRANZ as “gold for young players”

Brian Ashton interview

When asked for his thoughts on IRANZ Player Courses, former International Head Coach Brian Ashton labelled the programme as “gold for young players.”

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All Black Coaches bolster yet another High Performance programme

All Black Coaches at IRANZ

IRANZ believes “to be the best, you have to learn from the best.”

High Performance player & coach participants were treated to that very opportunity when All Black Assistant Coaches Ian Foster & Mike Cron joined them during the final section of their programme last week.

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