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All Blacks loose forward Sam Cane set to make full recovery following surgery on...

All Blacks flanker Sam Cane has begun the road to recovery after suffering a neck fracture in Sunday's comeback win over the Springboks, reports...

Hansen change four

New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen has made four changes to his starting XV for Saturday’s Rugby Championship Test with South Africa in Pretoria. There are two changes to the...

Preview – Argentina v All Blacks

Now there are many who have suddenly started talking about an Argentina win this weekend when Argentina host the All Blacks in the early...

Peranara get 50th Test against Argentina

All Blacks scrum-half TJ Perenara will play in his 50th Test when they face Argentina in Saturday’s Rugby Championship clash in Buenos Aires. Perenara comes into the run-on side as...

The All Blacks game plan for the Springboks was on the money.

Analysis: Dissecting the All Blacks game plan – their Springboks blueprint was on the money By Ben Smith The All Blacks game plan for the Springboks...

Barrett masterclass sink Aussies

There is not other way to describe it as a proper hammering the Aussies got on Saturday from the All Blacks when they got...

Preview – All Black v Australia

It is the second week of Rugby Championship and as expected the All Blacks and South Africans won the first round of test against...

Bonus point win for All Blacks as Aussies fade in second half

Australia led at halftime just to fade away in the second half to give the All Blacks a bonus point win on Saturday. The Aussies...

Preview – Australia v New Zealand

The Rugby Championship kicks off in Australia again this year when the Aussies host the All Blacks on Saturday. The Aussies had a better lead-up...

Dan Carter backs Beauden Barrett over Richie Mo’unga

There has been a huge debate going on in New Zealand since coach Steve Hansen named his Rugby Championship squad this week.

Read back to lead the All Blacks

All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen and fellow selectors Ian Foster and Grant Fox have named a 33-man squad for this year’s Rugby Championship. A...

All Blacks announce wider training squad

An All Blacks wider training camp is being held in Christchurch over the next two days ahead of the Rugby Championship, without Crusaders players. The...

Hansen pick four uncapped players for France

With the series sealed after the two test played against the French Hansen has mixed it up for the third and final test match...

Messy All Blacks clinch series against France

It was a messy performance from the All Blacks as they beat France 26-13 on Saturday. With the win they also won the series against...

Hansen include three new faces in All Black squad

New Zealand have included uncapped trio Shannon Frizell, Jordan Taufua and Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi in their squad ahead of facing France. Also selected are Crusaders...

The stunning arrogance of New Zealand Rugby

I came across this piece from NZHerald which I found really interesting. Exodus of players is not just a South African problem but all...

Sopoaga’s exit signals new norm

Lima Sopoaga's decision to forgo a prized tilt at his first World Cup in favour of a lucrative overseas deal reflects the mindset of...

All Blacks to face England and Ireland next year

The All Blacks have not faced England since Eddie Jones took over after the 2015 World Cup but that will change when they will...

All Blacks best in the World for 8 years and counting

If you where living in space the last 8 years or been in a coma then it will be news to you that New...

New Zealand edge French XV

New Zealand managed to claim a 28-23 victory over a France XV in an entertaining contest at Parc Olympique Lyonnais on Tuesday. Crossings from Liam...

Barrett to captain All Blacks against Barbarians

They are not quite the baby blacks but the team Beauden Barrett captains for the first time this week has a distinct next generation...

Tragic news as Retallick loses unborn son

Our thoughts and prays are with All Black Brodie Retallick who will miss next weeks clash with the Springboks after the death of his...

Franks out for rest of the season

All Blacks prop Owen Franks has been ruled out for the remainder of the rugby season due to his ongoing Achilles injury. Franks, who had...

Savea drop out of All Blacks squad

Julian Savea has been dropped from the All Blacks squad for the Rugby Championship after the squad was announced by coach Hansen. Savea has been...

SBW cleared to play Aussies

All Black centre Sonny Bill Williams will be available to face Australia in their Rugby Championship opener following a suspension hearing. An appeal by Williams...

All Blacks get ready for Championship

With the Vodacom Super Rugby coming to the end this weekend the Rugby Championship nations are getting ready for what should be a very...

Sonny Bill Williams to miss first Bledisloe Cup clash

Sonny Bill Williams will miss the first Bledisloe Cup Test between Australia and New Zealand after World Rugby confirmed his ban would run until...

‘It’s great for rugby’ – Hansen

New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen expects his charges to be “sharpened” when they run out for the decisive third Test against the Lions. After...

Lions win second test to keep series alive

It was a nervous start for both teams as they try to settle down in the test match with the All Blacks with ball...

Preview: All Blacks v British & Irish Lions

To be brutally honest New Zealand should seal the series this weekend against the British & Irish Lions but would it not be great...

Naholo back at wing for All Blacks

All Blacks coach Hansen made two changes for the second test against the Lions with Naholo and Lienert-Brown starting the test. Naholo comes in for...

All Blacks still miles in front of the rest

I been told the last couple of weeks that the All Blacks are beatable, that the Lions will beat them and now the Aussies...

Brilliant second half gives All Blacks win in first test

It was the All Blacks that got first blood in the three test series with a good win over the Lions on Saturday when...

Preview: All Blacks v British&Irish Lions

The lines have been drawn in the sand and the time has come to see who will stand at the end of eighty minutes... It...

Action packed Rugby Weekend

We moving into the second week of the June Internationals and we have some great exciting test matches to look forward to as well. Last...

Kaplan reveals the challenges of controlling an All Blacks test

World Rugby's most experienced referee has opened up on the "challenges" of controlling All Blacks tests and warned match officials to be vigilant of...

Mark Reason: I have never known a time when there was so much sly...

A week or two ago I questioned the behaviour of Aaron Smith, which has not shown much sign of improvement, writes MARK REASON for stuff.co.nz The Lions...

No dickheads allowed! The All Blacks

A fascinating insight into the mentality the Lions will face from the All Blacks has been delivered from within the Kiwi camp. The world champions’...

Lions squad announced

Via Telegraph Dylan Hartley has been omitted from the British and Irish Lions squad for this summer's tour to New Zealand. Hartley is the third successive...

England test with All Blacks off the table

England's dreams of playing the All Blacks this year have been dashed, with the RFU now set to rubber-stamp the world champions' game against...

Jordie Barrett for All Black nr 15 spot

Hurricanes assistant coach Richard Watt believes that full-back Jordie Barrett could earn a New Zealand call-up, if he gets a bit of luck. Barrett has...

Hurricanes flanker Callum Gibbins signs with Glasgow

Hurricanes flanker Callum Gibbins is the latest Europe-bound Kiwi rugby player after signing a three-season deal with Glasgow. The openside specialist will work under current...

BNZ Crusaders team to play Hurricanes

The BNZ Crusaders have their final pre-season hit out this Friday evening before the season proper begins.  Head Coach Scott Robertson has named a...

Can of worms opened with Cruden leaving?

It took a bit longer but New Zealand is also now feeling the big wallets in Europe with the news that 28 year old Aaron...

Where have the All Blacks’ 60 tries in 2016 come from?

WITH 60 TRIES in their 10 Tests so far in 2016, the All Blacks have been a relentless attacking machine writes Links.com Clearly, these five-pointers...

All Black Charles Piutau gets engaged to Lineti Latu

A former All Black has proposed to his girlfriend in the city of love. A niece of Charles (Salesi) Piutau posted a photo of him...

All Blacks see off France

A 24-19 victory at Stade de France on Saturday night gave New Zealand their 10th consecutive win over France. The result means the All Blacks...

All Blacks get win over Ireland

New Zealand withstood a second-half onslaught from Ireland to grind out a 21-9 victory at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Saturday, Reports Planet...

Test Preview – Ireland v New Zealand

This one will be a classic when New Zealand take on Ireland in Dublin this weekend as there is a score to settle with...

Whitelock and Retallick back for All Blacks

The All Blacks have named the side that will run out in Ireland this weekend to take on the only team that were able...