All Black turns back on Olympics chances

2015-04-15 07:07

Kieran Read has turned down the opportunity to play sevens rugby for New Zealand at the Olympics.

Chiefs prop forced to call it a day

2015-04-10 11:08

Chiefs prop Ben Afeaki has announced his retirement from rugby due to medical reasons.

Kaino to stick with All Blacks

2015-03-31 07:23

All Black Jerome Kaino has signed a new three-year contract with NZR, becoming the first player to commit to the country beyond 2017.

Hansen slams 'boring' rugby

2015-03-18 10:59

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has warned rugby union risks becoming "boring" unless steps are taken to make the game more attacking.

All Black Franks cops ban

2015-02-24 07:17

Owen Franks has received a two-match ban for striking an opponent during the Crusaders' win over the Highlanders.

McCaw to retire after RWC?

2015-02-19 07:24

All Blacks skipper Richie McCaw has dropped the strongest hint yet he will retire after this year's Rugby World Cup.

Emotional reunion for Lomu, Joost

2015-02-10 09:24

Two 1995 Rugby World Cup heroes, Joost van der Westhuizen and Jonah Lomu, have had an emotional reunion.


Ex-Wallaby Nathan Sharpe thinks the All Blacks are the best team going into the Rugby World Cup, but he’s not so sure they’ll win it. The former lock also offers his opinion on South Africa and Ireland's chances.

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Another All Black heading abroad

2015-01-19 12:21

Blues wing and one-Test All Black Frank Halai is set to join the exodus to Britain with a deal at London Wasps.

All Black prop to move abroad?

2015-01-13 14:06

Versatile All Blacks prop Ben Franks is tipped to join English club London Irish after this year's Rugby World Cup.


Slade signs for promoted Pau

2015-04-13 18:01

All Black flyhalf Colin Slade has signed a three-year contract with Pau, who have just won promotion to the Top 14.

Flyhalf poser for All Blacks

2015-04-10 10:01

The All Blacks face a flyhalf conundrum as New Zealand contemplates life after Dan Carter.

Great NZ v SA Eden Park clashes

2015-03-23 08:09

Eden Park, where New Zealand and SA meet in a CWC semi-final, has also played host to some memorable rugby clashes.

All Blacks victim suspected France on drugs

2015-02-25 11:40

"Buck" Shelford, whose scrotum was ripped open in a 1986 Test against France, is not surprised Les Bleus were on amphetamines at the time.

Fekitoa re-signs with All Blacks

2015-02-19 08:37

Emerging star Malakai Fekitoa has re-signed with the All Blacks through to the end of 2017, New Zealand Rugby has said.

Mehrtens expects best-ever RWC

2015-02-18 14:33

Former All Black flyhalf Andrew Mehrtens has predicted that Rugby World Cup 2015 will be the biggest and best tournament yet.

Smith joins NZ exodus to France

2015-02-05 20:31

Conrad Smith has become the third New Zealand player to switch to France after the RWC, by signing for Pau.

Fitzpatrick praises Burger

2015-01-20 09:15

NZ legend Sean Fitzpatrick has heaped praise on Schalk Burger, who's in line for the Laureus World Comeback of the Year Award.

All Black Ali Williams retires

2015-01-16 08:13

All Black legend Ali Williams vowed to spend his time fishing and hunting after announcing his retirement from rugby.

Ex-All Black's jerseys stolen

2014-12-22 13:03

Former All Black backline player Leon MacDonald is gutted after priceless rugby jerseys were stolen from his house.

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