Three All Blacks legends call for NZ-SA tours to return

2020-04-29 11:42

Three All Blacks legends Jeff Wilson, Sir John Kirwan and Justin Marshall believe a return to international tours will help boost rugby on a global level.

Kirwan backs Boks for final

2019-10-02 12:22

All Blacks legend John Kirwan expects a New Zealand v South Africa Rugby World Cup final.

Kirwan quits as Blues coach

2015-06-19 06:57

John Kirwan announced his resignation as Blues coach following the worst season in the Super Rugby franchise's history.

Blues make sweeping changes

2015-04-23 09:07

Blues boss Sir John Kirwan has made eight changes to his starting XV for Saturday's Super Rugby clash with the Crusaders.

Kirwan picks All Blacks trio

2014-10-13 16:08

The Barbarians have added All Blacks Adam Thomson, Francis Saili and Frank Halai to the squad to face Australia at Twickenham.

Strong SA flavour for BaaBaas

2014-10-02 14:09

The Barbarians will have a strong South African flavour for their matches against the Wallabies and Leicester Tigers.

Kirwan: Blame it on scrums!

2014-03-25 12:42

Blues coach John Kirwan says the poor officiating by referees in Super Rugby should in part be blamed on rules at scrum time.

Kirwan questions Lions try

2014-03-17 14:24

Blues coach John Kirwan is going to ask SANZAR for 'clarity' on a TMO decision made in his team's loss to the Lions.

Kirwan commits to the Blues

2014-02-27 11:10

The Blues and New Zealand Rugby have re-signed Sir John Kirwan for the 2015 Vodacom Super Rugby season.

Japan bid to end RWC with win

2011-09-26 11:15

Japan will seek to break a 20-year RWC winless streak when they take on fellow Group A minnows, Canada, in Napier.


Rugby legend Kirwan tackles Covid-19 mental health

2020-04-21 06:37

After years battling his own demons, All Black legend John Kirwan is attempting to help fellow Kiwis struggling through the Covid-19 lockdown.

Kirwan suggests pool format for Super Rugby

2018-10-26 13:42

John Kirwan has proposed a major shake-up to southern hemisphere rugby which would have a significant impact on Super Rugby.

Kirwan: Stout defence floored Bulls

2015-05-15 16:30

Blues coach John Kirwan has lauded his team for a sound defensive effort against the Bulls at Eden Park

Boshoff starts for BaaBaas

2014-11-04 07:51

Barbarians coach John Kirwan has picked seven South Africans in his starting line-up for their game against Leicester Tigers.

Kirwan banks on Saffers

2014-10-13 10:26

John Kirwan will give his international recruits the opportunity to stake a claim for Test spots when the Barbarians tackle Australia.

Kirwan to coach Barbarians

2014-09-25 13:55

John Kirwan has been appointed coach of the Barbarians for their showdown with Australia at Twickenham on November 1.

Kirwan wary of Bok trio

2014-03-20 11:52

Blues coach John Kirwan has warned his players not to write off the Cheetahs who he says boast a few classy players.

Kirwan fires Lions warning

2014-03-10 17:46

If the Lions ever needed a warning ahead of what they face from the Blues side , coach Sir John Kirwan delivered it.

Kirwan's selections queried

2011-10-29 10:21

All Blacks legend John Kirwan, due to quit as Japan coach, ha come under fire for his use of foreign-born players.

Kirwan eyeing Henry's job

2011-09-14 14:22

As Japan prepare to take on the All Blacks, coach John Kirwan contemplates what life would be like on the other side of the tunnel.

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