Sports Huddle: Tights in rugby, second NZ-based NRL team

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 15 Oct 2021, 7:18PM
Aaron Smith runs through drills during an All Blacks training session. (Photo / Getty)
Aaron Smith runs through drills during an All Blacks training session. (Photo / Getty)

Sports Huddle: Tights in rugby, second NZ-based NRL team

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 15 Oct 2021, 7:18PM

World Rugby has allowed for men to wear tights and leggings while playing.

The move is in response to rugby players' grazes on artificial turfs in Europe, but Dane Coles is not keen on the idea.

New Zealand is hoping to get a second rugby league team in the NRL alongside the Warriors.

The Wellington Orcas are hoping to join the competition to stop more New Zealand players from joining Australian clubs.

Phil Gifford and Lavina Good joined Heather du Plessis-Allan to discuss the week's sports news