Jim Kayes

Jim Kayes has been covering rugby since the late 1990s across print/online, radio and television with The Dominion Post,, TV3 and Newshub, Radio Live and Radio Sport.  He's been to five World Cups, covered almost 200 All Blacks Tests and was on safari with the Lions when the British and Irish side last toured New Zealand, in 2005.

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Super Rugby Form XV: Round 8

Sonny Bill Williams has to be at the World Cup and he needs to come off the bench for the All Blacks in the big games.
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OPINION: Kiwi influence looms large on World Cup

The Kiwi foreign legion is poised to have a huge impact on the World Cup in Japan with Six Nations champions Wales leading the charge.
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Super Rugby Form XV: Round 4

Steve Hansen says there always needs to be room for a bolter in a World Cup and Crusaders utility Braydon Ennor looms as a serious contender.
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A climactic final round awaits - Kayes

Sir Graham Henry told a story once, when he had taken the All Blacks to Britain, of a Six Nations match when he was coach of Wales.

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Wales deserve to be in World Cup conversation - Kayes

Warren Gatland does a bemused look better than most and the Wales coach has been wearing it often when the World Cup is brought up.
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England are a formidable side - Kayes

It’s a phrase coined in tennis but is equally applicable to rugby especially in this World Cup year where it matters not how you win, but that you do win.

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Six Nations shows World Cup is wide open - Kayes

The pressure of being favourites was always going to be a test for Ireland.
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