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Mother of all chokes!

Chris Rattue: The Springboks blew it more than All Blacks won it 7 Oct, 2018 12:18pm  4 minutes to read Play Video The All Blacks weigh in following...

Brendan Venter: All Blacks won’t disrespect Springboks a second time

Brendan Venter07:14, Oct 04 20188 After defeat in Wellington, the All Blacks want revenge against the Springboks in Pretoria on Sunday. OPINION: The reverse fixture between the...

Analysis: How the All Blacks have changed since the 2015 World Cup

By Ben Smith How ABs have changed v2 30 September, 6:51am With the four-year World Cup cycle inching closer to the showpiece event, the 2015 edition becomes...

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...

Preview : 2015 Rugby World Cup final

  The script could not have been set more perfectly. After the final whistle blew at Twickenham the rest of the rugby fans were left...

Can New Zealand be beaten?

The old enemies will be at it again and this time in the Rugby World Cup for the first time since 2003. In the...

Milner-Skudder retains spot

The All Blacks managed to make just three changes to their squad as they look to turn the tables on the Wallabies. The biggest...

Wallabies in World XV squad to face Japan

  Australia will have a number of their players playing a key role in their match fitness by being part of a fixture against the...

A few lessons and maybe some hope?

Argentina have reasons to be positive The brilliance that was the Pumas must be acknowledged. Their development side managed to dazzle in the Vodacom Cup...

Milner-Skudder heralds potent All Black side

Having shaken off the rib injury that had kept him off the field, Nehe Milner-Skudder has been afforded the opportunity to earn his test...

Lima Sopoaga to debut for All blacks

  The team is: 1. Tony Woodcock (112) 2. Dane Coles (27) 3. Owen Franks (69) 4. Brodie Retallick (38) 5. James Broadhurst 6. Liam Messam (41) 7. Richie McCaw - captain...

NZ squad to tour South Africa

Daniel Carter and Sonny Bill Williams among big players miss out on the squad to tour Africa, I mean South Africa. There will also...

Castle Rugby Championship Preview

  By: Jacques Nortier       In a World Cup year every tournament is important but no more so than tournaments that involve the players that will attempt...

All Blacks name XV for Argentina!

The defending Rugby Championship champions will get their campaign off and running against Argentina with a very strong side. Winger Waisake Naholo will make...

New Zealand edge Samoa!

  By: Benedict Chanakira (BC)     Both sides scored one try with George Moala touching down for the All Blacks on debut, while Dan Carter kicked the conversion and...

New Zealand name first squad

Steve Hansen has named the first of his All Black squads and featured in are a few new names in the form of Waisake...

All Black dream fading

"The Pacific Islands - The All Blacks have sucked them dry for years, giving virtually nothing back." NZ Herald - Chris Rattue Steve Hansen sounded like a...

Springboks name unchanged squad

South Africa will field the same starting 15 and the same bench as they did for their 38-12 humbling of Australia in Brisbane last...

McCaw becoming too big for the game?

It has been my view since December last year that the NZ Rugby Union are making the same mistakes the Boks did in 2009....

Springbok schedule for 2013

The Springboks will end off a busy international season with a tour to Scotland, Wales and France in Europe in November this year, while...

All Blacks looking ‘old and weary’

New Zealand rugby pundits on Monday blamed tiredness at the end of a long season for the All Blacks' shock loss to England, also...

Always the victim, never the perpetrator: All Blacks must own their acts of violence

Silence. For two days the world waited for Andrew Hore, Steve Hansen, Richie McCaw, Steve Tew or even the bloke who carries the bags to...

‘AB’s are not thugs’ – Hansen

All Blacks' coach Steve Hansen says his players are not thugs and claims they would not intentionally injure an opponent. Sport24 According to stuff.co.nz website, while Hansen was...

Higginbotham gets 2-match ban

Qantas Wallabies forward, Scott Higginbotham, has this evening accepted a two week suspension on both counts after pleading guilty to two counts of striking...

Australia 18, All Blacks 18

Rugby365 said Australia needs the perfect game... I reckon they need a miracle as the All Blacks march to the most consecutive test wins...

Desperate Aussies call on experience

Seasoned Wallabies Adam Ashley-Cooper and Wycliff Palu will return to the injury-depleted Australian side for this weekend's Test against New Zealand in a boost...

Ons identiteitskrisis

Ek kan vandag maklik skryf oor hoe bekakkenswaardig die Springbokke in Nasrec was teen die All Blacks gistermiddag, maar dit sal te maklik wees. Ek...

Springboks 16 v All Blacks 32

It is one of our most treasured rivalries, the Springboks v. All Blacks and it is being played in a stadium worthy of the...

Gear in for All Blacks

The All Blacks team to play South Africa in the Investec Rugby Championship match at FNB Stadium, Johannesburg, on Saturday 6 October has been...

Boks unchanged for All Blacks

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer on Wednesday named the same starting line-up that beat Australia last weekend for Saturday’s Test in The Castle Rugby Championship...

Coenie cleared to play

Springbok prop Coenie Oosthuizen has been cleared to play after an examination by a neurosurgeon in Durban on Tuesday. Oosthuizen injured his neck during his...

Argentina 15, All Blacks 54

It is highly unlikely, but can Argentina cause one of the biggest upsets in rugby history by beating the All Blacks in their debut...

Carter travels with All Bllacks

The 28-strong All Blacks squad for the team's next two away matches in the Rugby Championship against Argentina and South Africa has been named. Allblacks.com The...

All Blacks 21, Springboks 11

The Boks and Heyneke Meyer are under immense pressure. No-one is giving them a hope in hell to upset the World Champion All Blacks...

Weepu starts for All Blacks

The squad features an interchange of several starting XV and bench roles from last week. In the forwards, hooker Andrew Hore gets a start...

No Carter for AB’s

Ace flyhalf Dan Carter has pulled out of the All Blacks side for Saturday's Rugby Championship clash against Argentina, forcing a sixth New Zealand...

All Blacks team named

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen had at least three reasons to make just the one change to his team to take on the Wallabies...

Read back for Blacks, as is SBW

The All Blacks team to play Australia in the opening Investec Rugby Championship match at ANZ Stadium, Sydney, on Saturday 18 August has been...

Conrad Smith out for 6 weeks

The All Blacks' midfield stocks have taken a further blow with Conrad Smith sidelined for around six weeks following eye surgery. Sport24 According to the stuff.co.nz website,...

Carter out of revamped All Blacks

HAMILTON: All Blacks matchwinner Dan Carter is out of Saturday's third Test against Ireland in a revamped side that also features Richie McCaw moving...

SH Form XV

I thought I’d give this ‘team of the week’ thing a go, not so much to tell you who I thought stood out on...

Seven new caps in All Blacks squad

The All Blacks selectors have named a 30-man All Blacks squad featuring seven new caps for the three-test series against Ireland. June 3, 2012 -...

It’s just not fun anymore…

Following a similar trend of columns in the recent past, David Moseley, also reckons the fun has gone out of rugby in his recent...

Cory Jane commits to Canes/NZ

All Blacks, Hurricanes and Wellington fullback and wing Cory Jane is the latest high-profile player to re-sign with New Zealand rugby. 29-year-old Jane has extended...

Foster, Fox joins Hansen

Long-serving Super Rugby coach Ian Foster was on Friday named as All Blacks assistant coach to back newly-appointed head coach Steve Hansen in a...

All Blacks unchanged for final

All Blacks Coach Graham Henry and his Assistant Coaches Steve Hansen and Wayne Smith have today announced the All Blacks team for the 2011...

Bookie pays out on All Blacks

An online bookmaker has already paid out bets on New Zealand to win Sunday's Rugby World Cup final, declaring opponents France "the worst team...

Richie will captain the All Blacks

The All Blacks starting XV, which will again be captained by Richie McCaw, features just three changes to the team that beat Argentina 33-10...

Mils gets his ton

The highlight of the team announcement is the naming of 31–year–old fullback Mils Muliaina who will play his 100th Test. He is just the...

Now Guildford is crocked

The injury crisis in the All Black camp is mounting with news that Zac Guildford may have tweaked a hammie in training. NZ Herald Winger Zac...