StopPress has it on good authority that the dynamic creative duo of Josh Lancaster and Jamie Hitchcock will soon be leaving Colenso BBDO to set up their own shop.
An official release is expected tomorrow, but the rumour is all-but confirmed, leaving the Colenso ranks looking rather depleted after managing director Brent Smart announced his departure to San Francisco on Friday.
The pair are responsible for some memorable work, including the L&P campaign and Deadline courier's exploding billboard.
With the All Blacks vs Lions matches an occasion for both hardcore enthusiasts and fairweather fans alike, plenty of brands have been quick to grab a slice of the sport's lucrative commercial pie. In honour of this, we present to you our completely arbitrary set of awards for rugby mania in adland.