1. SBW on ABs Tour at Hansen's Request

    Sonny Bill Williams will definitely be on the All Blacks' end-of-year tour even though he might not play in any games.....

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 5 hours ago 6 reads 0 comments

  2. 5 Biggest Concerns for New Zealand Coach Steve Hansen in Rugby Championship

    Most coaches would kill for the kind of problems Steve Hansen has. The All Blacks purred into top gear against Australia on Saturday to hit 50 points, playing some thrilling rugby in the process...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 1 day ago 766 reads 0 comments

  3. Sonny Bill Williams' Exemption Shows Hypocrisy of NZRU

    Sonny Bill Williams has not even returned to New Zealand rugby yet, but the predictable controversy has begun earlier than expected...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 1 day ago 345 reads 2 comments

  4. Ten All Blacks Released for ITM Cup

    New Zealand's coaching team have released 10 players from their squad to play in the third round of the ITM Cup.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 2 days ago 53 reads 0 comments

  5. Sonny Bill Williams Set to Play in End-of-Year Tour

    Cross-code star Sonny Bill Williams has been granted special dispensation to be included in the All Blacks' end-of-year tour squad...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 2 days ago 75 reads 0 comments

  6. NZ Suspend Matchday Fireworks

    New Zealand rugby chiefs on Monday suspended all pre-match fireworks as authorities investigate an accident at Eden Park on Saturday that left three people injured...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 2 days ago 54 reads 0 comments

  7. Crotty Blow Hits All Blacks

    New Zealand centre Ryan Crotty has been ruled out for four weeks after fracturing a facial bone during the weekend's win over the Wallabies...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Emilio Gonzales about 3 days ago 40 reads 0 comments

  8. McCaw Praises His Pack

    All Blacks captain Richie McCaw has hailed his forward pack, particularly his locks, after they thumped Australia 51-20 at Eden Park on Saturday.....

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 4 days ago 80 reads 0 comments

  9. Bledisloe Cup 2014: Score and Recap for All Blacks vs. Qantas Wallabies Game 2

    Australia were soundly beaten by New Zealand in Game 2 of the 2014 Bledisloe Cup. To be more accurate, the Qantas Wallabies received an almighty thumping from the fearsome All Blacks...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 4 days ago 3,720 reads 0 comments

  10. Bledisloe II Preview: All Blacks V Wallabies

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 6 days ago 374 reads 0 comments

  11. Kaino out for Up to Six Weeks

    All Blacks flanker Jerome Kaino is out for around four to six weeks with an elbow injury, according to coach Steve Hansen.....

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 7 days ago 565 reads 0 comments

  12. Tigers Sign World Cup Winner Thorn

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 8 days ago 120 reads 0 comments

  13. Richie McCaw Still World Rugby's Best Openside Flanker

    Richie McCaw has been under more scrutiny this year than at any other time in his career. The All Black captain has been one of the most talked about players after the weekend's ...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 8 days ago 835 reads 1 comments

  14. All Blacks to Work on Discipline

    All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has admitted that his team's record of conceding yellow cards in recent games requires attention ahead of the second Bledisloe Cup clash against Australia...

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 10 days ago 18 reads 0 comments

  15. Hollow Feeling for McCaw

    New Zealand captain Richie McCaw admitted to feeling "hollow" after his side drew 12-12 with the Wallabies in their Rugby Championship opener.....

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 11 days ago 23 reads 0 comments

  16. All Blacks Surprise Liverpool Junior Rugby Club with Visit, Teach Kids Haka

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 11 days ago 852 reads 0 comments

  17. Smith's Path Had to Be Taken

    Many haven't made the grade. Others with less competitive spirit have given up. Not Ben Smith. His third test start, at fullback in Sydney tomorrow, is a lesson in the value of perseverance...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 12 days ago 17 reads 0 comments

  18. Conrad Smith out of New Zealand Team for Bledisloe Cup

    Centre Conrad Smith has withdrawn from the New Zealand side for Saturday's Bledisloe Cup clash with Australia to be at the birth of his first child...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Emilio Gonzales about 13 days ago 61 reads 0 comments

  19. Australia vs. New Zealand: 5 Key Battles That Will Shape Bledisloe Cup

    New Zealand travel to Sydney to defend their Bledisloe title with both sides aiming to extend winning runs. Australia have not lost since the opening match of their November tour at Twickenham , with seven wins on the bounce...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 13 days ago 973 reads 0 comments

  20. All Blacks Name Strong Team to Play Wallabies in Bledisloe Opener

    The All Blacks have named a strong and largely predictable team to take on the Wallabies in the Bledisloe Cup and Rugby Championship opener in Sydney this weekend...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 14 days ago 539 reads 0 comments

  21. Smith In, Dagg out for All Blacks

    Steve Hansen has sprung a Bledisloe selection surprise of his own, picking the in-form Ben Smith at fullback and dropping a fully fit Israel Dagg for the first time since he became the first-choice All Black No 15 three years ago...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 14 days ago 223 reads 0 comments

  22. Who Should Be the All Blacks Starting Back 3 for Rugby Championship?

    There is currently a logjam in the All Blacks back three. They boast five quality options in Ben Smith, Israel Dagg, Cory Jane, Charles Piutau and Julian Savea. All would walk into any other international team...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 19 days ago 434 reads 0 comments

  23. Surgery Blow Rules out Woodcock

    New Zealand have suffered a blow ahead of the Rugby Championship after it was confirmed that prop Tony Woodcock needs shoulder surgery.....

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 19 days ago 253 reads 0 comments

  24. New Zealand: Full Report Card for Every Position Entering Rugby Championship

    New Zealand can set a new world record-winning streak as they go hunting for straight win No. 18 at the start of the Rugby Championship...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 20 days ago 1,157 reads 0 comments

  25. Injury Offers 'Valuable Time'

    All Blacks coach Steve Hansen appears resigned to losing test veteran Tony Woodcock for the rest of 2014 - though he believes there is a significant upside to the loosehead prop's likely season-ending injury...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Emilio Gonzales about 28 days ago 27 reads 0 comments