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Kim Ekin

Global Head of Content & Data at RugbyPass.

South African pundit puts the Springboks above Ireland and France on form

Former South African hooker Hanyani Shimange, also known as Shimmi, says that the Springboks demolition of Wales puts them now as …

Kim Ekin
Kim Ekin
21 Aug 2023, 20:49

'Rugby is bigger than all of us': Steve Hansen confirms why he is helping Wallabies

Former All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen has joined New Zealand radio personality Mike Hosking from Paris to clear up reports the…

Kim Ekin
Kim Ekin
21 Aug 2023, 19:49

England's Ben Earl has gone viral over another excessive celebration

The England openside collapsed to his knees, fists clinched, momentarily overwhelmed by delight over a mis-executed lineout by Ire…

Kim Ekin
Kim Ekin
19 Aug 2023, 20:23

'25-metre forward pass': Matt To'omua's welcome to Super Rugby moment

The veteran recalled the story with a laugh, claiming "It has to be (a record) mate." 

Kim Ekin
Kim Ekin
18 Aug 2023, 2:25

Black Ferns XV established with debut fixture against Samoa announced

New Zealand Rugby has taken another step in the development of the women's game, establishing a Black Ferns XV.

Kim Ekin
Kim Ekin
17 Aug 2023, 18:42

'I wouldn’t say it too publicly' - Warren Gatland on players who left Wales and why he returned

Wales Rugby Union head coach Warren Gatland insists the upcoming Rugby World Cup is an 'exciting' challenge due to numerous injuri…

Kim Ekin
Kim Ekin
17 Aug 2023, 6:34

'The halfback probably already knows': Ex-All Black not buying Nienaber's sob story

Two former All Blacks have rebuked Springboks head coach Jacques Nienaber's explanation over the conspiracy theory floating around…

Kim Ekin
Kim Ekin
16 Aug 2023, 20:43

'He knows he's not going to win this': South African pundits call Eddie Jones' bluff

South African rugby pundits have called Eddie Jones' bluff after four straight losses to start his second stint as head coach of t…

Kim Ekin
Kim Ekin
16 Aug 2023, 19:58

Former All Black George Moala suspended for tip tackle

The player accepted that foul play occurred and that the offending warranted a red card.

Kim Ekin
Kim Ekin
16 Aug 2023, 1:18

All Black prop eligible for Wallabies switch after signing deal with Reds

Former Blues prop Alex Hodgman, 27, and ex-Hurricane Jeff Toomaga-Allen, 32, will head to Ballymore in 2024 and for Hodgman the po…

Kim Ekin
Kim Ekin
14 Aug 2023, 18:32

'It's going to bite you in the rear': Jake White's message to current Springboks coaches

Former World Cup-winning Springbok coach Jake White has told current head coach Jacques Nienaber and Director of Rugby Rassie Eras…

Kim Ekin
Kim Ekin
14 Aug 2023, 18:10

France no longer favourites with the bookmakers after Ntamack injury

World Cup host nation France have lost the favourites tag with the bookmakers after a devastating double blow losing flyhalf Romai…

Kim Ekin
Kim Ekin
14 Aug 2023, 17:45

'Masters at tackle school': How the world reacted to Farrell's red

England captain Owen Farrell is set to miss the start of the World Cup after being sent off in Saturday’s 19-17 victory over Wal…

Kim Ekin
Kim Ekin
13 Aug 2023, 7:04

'He's not delivering': Ex-All Black calls for Quade Cooper to be axed

One ex-All Black believes that playmaker Quade Cooper is in the hot seat after failing to deliver enough over the first two rounds…

Kim Ekin
Kim Ekin
16 Jul 2023, 20:00

South Africa outmuscle England to secure third at World Rugby U20s

South Africa secured their ninth U20 Championship bronze medal by defeating England 22-15 in an intense encounter at Athlone Spor…

Kim Ekin
Kim Ekin
14 Jul 2023, 13:02

Seven capped players named in All Blacks XV side to face Japan for final run

All Blacks XV Head Coach Leon MacDonald has named his playing 23 to challenge Japan’s national team, the Brave Blossoms in their…

Kim Ekin
Kim Ekin
12 Jul 2023, 19:57

Eben Etzebeth in doubt for All Blacks Test after tragic passing of his father

Springbok captain Eben Etzebeth’s father Harry sadly passed away on Tuesday putting his availability in doubt for Saturday's cla…

Kim Ekin
Kim Ekin
12 Jul 2023, 18:31

'I have no regrets': Springbok veteran calls time on career

François Steyn has announced his immediate retirement from all forms of professional rugby after a 17-year career spanning three …

Kim Ekin
Kim Ekin
12 Jul 2023, 0:56

'Not to the same standard that we've got': Where the All Blacks are disadvantaged against Boks

South African rugby pundits have questioned the strength of the All Blacks bench after another second half fade in Mendoza which s…

Kim Ekin
Kim Ekin
11 Jul 2023, 20:17

Black Ferns name Super Rugby Aupiki MVP to debut against Canada

Anticipating a tight contest, Black Ferns coach Allan Bunting has rolled out a largely unchanged starting XV for the occasion.

Kim Ekin
Kim Ekin
06 Jul 2023, 18:18
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