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Sports Huddle: Brendan McCullum, Andrew Hore, Stateside Rugby World Cup

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Fri, 13 May 2022, 7:23pm

Sports Huddle: Brendan McCullum, Andrew Hore, Stateside Rugby World Cup

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 13 May 2022, 7:23pm

Brendon McCullum has been named test coach for England.

The former Black Caps captain will take up the role ahead of the Black Caps test series against England in June.

In other cricketing news, the Black Caps have announced their 20-man contract list.

The most notable omission was fan favourite Jimmy Neesham, while Michael Bracewell was offered a contract for the first time.

The Blues CEO has taken a crack at Super Rugby.

Andrew Hore has said the competition has got to have a balance from being a high-performance product that underpins the All Blacks back to a fan-centric model.

The Rugby World Cup is heading stateside.

The men’s edition will be held in 2031 while the women’s tournament will be held in 2033.

Jason Pine and Andrew Alderson joined Heather du Plessis-Allan to discuss the week’s sports news