23 Aug 2021

NZ Rugby under fire for Championship withdrawl

From Morning Report, 8:37 am on 23 August 2021

New Zealand Rugby has come under heavy fire across the ditch after the All Blacks were pulled out of travelling to Perth over the weekend, citing uncertainty over how the Rugby Championship would play out.

The move attracted anger from their Australian counterparts - most notably from Wallabies coach Dave Rennie - and from governing body Sanzaar, who accused the All Blacks of putting themselves first and leaving the other three nations hanging.

New Zealand Rugby Players Association boss Rob Nichol spoke to Corin Dann.