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Ben Wylie

After five years as a chartered accountant in London, Ben changed careers and began to pursue journalism full-time at the end of 2020.Originally from Northern Ireland, he spent many Saturday mornings as a teenager watching Super Rugby and now writes regularly about rugby in New Zealand.

13 Articles
FEATURE

Where the All Blacks actually improved in 2020

Analysis: 2020 was supposed to be an easy transition year for the All Blacks. That wasn't the case.

Ben Wylie
Ben Wylie
01 Jul 2021, 19:11
FEATURE

How the Blues and Highlanders will approach their finals clash

Analysis: There may be similarities in how NZ's Super Rugby teams play, but they each have their quirks.

Ben Wylie
Ben Wylie
16 Jun 2021, 18:48
FEATURE

Battle for the back of the scrum

New Zealand has an excellent crop of young number 8s plying their trade in Super Rugby.

Ben Wylie
Ben Wylie
26 May 2021, 17:30
FEATURE

Chalk and cheese

It's been over a year since NZ and Australian Super Rugby sides clashed. What should we expect on Friday?

Ben Wylie
Ben Wylie
11 May 2021, 21:27
FEATURE

Case for the Crusader

David Havili is showcasing his wide-range of skills week after week and deserves an All Blacks call-up.

Ben Wylie
Ben Wylie
30 Apr 2021, 18:09
FEATURE

Room to move

Analysis: Greater policing of the offside line has helped attacks flourish in Super Rugby Aotearoa 2021.

Ben Wylie
Ben Wylie
13 Apr 2021, 17:16
FEATURE

Red zone shuffle

Law changes for Super Rugby Aotearoa have changed the way that teams attack inside the red zone.

Ben Wylie
Ben Wylie
29 Mar 2021, 21:03
FEATURE

Mac in the box

The game has evolved such that Damian McKenzie is no longer the threat he once was - but that could change.

Ben Wylie
Ben Wylie
16 Mar 2021, 17:06
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