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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...

All Blacks steamroll Itay

New Zealand put last weekend's loss to Ireland behind them as they claimed an emphatic 68-10 win over Italy in Rome on Saturday, Reports...

Sam Cane to lead All Blacks against Italy

As expected, New Zealand have made a heavy investment in youth for their clash with Italy, selecting a side that could easily enough fit...

Chris Rattue: All Blacks pay for their arrogance

The All Blacks paid for their arrogance on a magnificent day for test rugby, as Ireland's historic victory made many of us wish that...

Tamanivalu replaces Moala

Chiefs and Taranaki centre Seta Tamanivalu has been called into the All Blacks tour to replace George Moala whose elbow injury in the 29-40...

Test Preview – Ireland v All Blacks

  It’s been three years since Aaron Cruden converted Ryan Crotty’s late try to secure a win for New Zealand and break Irish hearts in...

Ireland squad to face All Blacks

Ireland have confirmed the 27 players that will travel to Chicago on Monday to play against New Zealand at Soldier Field on Saturday, November...

Preview – Springboks v All Blacks

Nobody have been able to stop the All Blacks this year, in fact they have demolished everyone that dare came on the same field...

Dan Carter: Ex-All Black star’s drug test ‘showed anomalies’

Former All Blacks Dan Carter and Joe Rokocoko gave drug tests which showed "anomalies" before this year's Top 14 final, says French newspaper L'Equipe....

De Allende starts

(Photo credit MUJAHID SAFODIEN/AFP/Getty Images)   De Allende moves to inside centre, Faf de Klerk comes in and the shift of Juan de Jongh to outside...

Four changes for All Blacks to face Springboks

New Zealand All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen has named a team with four changes for this Saturday’s Rugby Championship match against South Africa...

Smith suspended

All Black scrum-half Aaron Smith has been suspended for one Test by the New Zealand coaching staff. The star New Zealand number nine was suspended...

All Blacks not taking Argentina lightly

This weekend we resume with the Castle Rugby Championship and with New Zealand already taken the championship, most teams will look to get the...

All Blacks on attack

After losing another match against the All Blacks, and joining the rest of the world in seeming wonder at how the All Blacks just...

Another disappointing test against All Blacks

Have always been the biggest in test rugby when the All Blacks and Springboks run onto the same field but this year the All...

Test Preview – All Blacks v Springboks

South Africa against the All Blacks is normally the match both countries supporters look forward to in the year but this time around it...

Could a NZ B team beat the Boks?

Justin Marshall recently stated that a NZ B team could probably beat any top 4 team. And while it would be difficult to argue with...

Savea gets start for All Blacks

All Blacks flanker Ardie Savea, a whirlwind of activity as a substitute in his previous five tests, will be given the opportunity to make...

How to beat the All Blacks…

How to beat the All Blacks? That is the question for so many coaches over the world these days. Most will say that they cannot...

Match Report – All Blacks thrash Argentina

TA slender half time lead from the All Blacks was enough to build on as they went into cruise control in the second half,...

Match Preview – All Blacks v Argentina

Contenders to earn their highest finish in the Rugby Championship, the Pumas will face their ultimate test this weekend, when they take on the...

Three changes for All Blacks to face Argentina

The All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has made just three changes to his 23-man team that secured the Bledisloe Cup in Wellington. We will see...

Mitre 10 Cup Round 3 wrap

Otago hold off brave Northland (Photo by Dianne Manson/Getty Images) Otago have secured maximum points for the third straight game but not without a fight against a never-say-die Northland side...

All Black players – Wallabies aggression a sign of weakness

Australia's attempt to impose themselves with physical aggression in the second Bledisloe Cup match in Wellington was a sign of "weakness" and a team...

Leon MacDonald to join BNZ Crusaders coaching team

The BNZ Crusaders are continuing to make progress on finalsing their new coaching team for 2017, today confirming another Assistant Coach to work alongside...

All Blacks squad members to Mitre 10 Cup

With the All Blacks not back in Investec Rugby Championship action until 10 September, a number of players have been released back to their...

NZ Rugby re-signs Beauden Barrett in major deal

The All Blacks star first five-eighth Beauden Barrett has inked a new deal across all levels of the game, in what is a major...

Franks escape SANZAAR citing

Here we go again...another New Zealand player not cited for illegal play, this time it was Owen Franks. Owen Franks has not been cited for...

Match Report – Bonus point win for All Blacks over Australia

Coming back from that huge first test defeat at home against the world number one team would never have been easy and it was...

Hansen has Cheika chasing fool’s gold

      Brendan Venter writes for Vodacom Rugby....       Much like Eddie Jones did during the June Test series against Australia, All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen is...

Match Preview – All Blacks v Australia

Not many will give the Aussie any chance to upset the All Blacks come Saturday when they meet in Wellington but then again, the...

Leinert-Brown get start for All Blacks

Chiefs centre Anton Lienert-Brown will win his first Test cap after he was named in New Zealand’s starting XV to face Australia in Wellington...

McKenzie called up to All Blacks sqaud

Blues wing Rieko Ioane is one of five injury replacements called up by the All Blacks for Saturday's Test with Australia in Wellington, writes...

Wobbling Wallabies

The Mighty All Blacks dismantled a hapless, directionless Australian side at the ANZ Stadium in Australia, writes Benedict Chanakira The All Blacks looked to not even...

Match Report – All Blacks humiliate awful Aussies

There was allot of talk of the Aussies taking away the Bledisloe Cup away from the All Blacks this year but they were humiliated by...

Preview – Australia v All Blacks

Every year we hear that this will be the year that Australia take back the Bledisloe Cup but every year they come up short against...

Australia team to take on All Blacks

Qantas Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has welcomed back 315 Tests of experience for the Bledisloe Cup and 2016 Rugby Championship opener against New Zealand...