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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Jim Kayes: Many areas to be positive about

In the lead up to the All Blacks mauling of the Springboks assistant coach Ian Foster had a chat with star first five Beauden Barrett who was weary from the constant carping about his form.
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Jim Kayes: Young guns pushing for places

Once again in 2017 we have seen a new young star make his mark.
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Lions Memories: Richie McCaw

Richie McCaw admits he was “a bit naive” when it came to the Lions as a youngster.
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OPINION | Wallabies came out firing and didn’t wilt

The All Blacks kept the silverware but the Wallabies have at long last added some polish, restored a bit of the lustre to the Bledisloe Cup.
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