All Blacks keep faith with Hansen

2014-12-16 07:19

New Zealand have extended Steve Hansen's contract with the All Blacks to the end of 2017,vowing to stick with him regardless of results at the 2015 World Cup.

Fixtures: Sevens World Series

2014-12-15 00:00

Fixtures and winners for each leg of the 2014/15 HSBC Sevens World Series which starts in Australia and ends in England.

New Zealand level series

2014-11-30 15:18

An emotional New Zealand have completed an innings and 80 run win over Pakistan in the third and final Test.

Pakistan salvage draw in Dubai

2014-11-21 22:06

Pakistan salvaged a draw in the second Test against New Zealand in Dubai after being set a challenging target.

McCullum falls after strong start

2014-11-17 10:44

Captain Brendon McCullum succumbed to a rush of blood after he and Tom Latham gave New Zealand a strong start.

Pakistan favourites in test series

2014-11-15 11:54

Pakistan is favoured to capture its test series against New Zealand when it opens the second test on another slow-turning wicket after 248-run win in the first test.

McLaren needs to lift his game

2014-10-21 15:07

Lerato says that Ryan McLaren's performance in the first ODI against New Zealand left much to be desired.

Vettori named in NZ squad

2014-10-13 08:29

All-rounder Daniel Vettori has been named in a 12-man squad for New Zealand's one-dayer against Scotland.


The Springboks pulled off a remarkable 27-25 win against their old foes New Zealand at Ellis Park for the first time since 2011. Take a look at the best moments from the match.

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Barnes to ref Boks v All Blacks

2014-10-01 11:37

England's Wayne Barnes will take charge of the Springboks' Rugby Championship clash against the All Blacks.

Crotty shaves for charity - PICTURES!

2014-09-18 13:37

All Blacks centre Ryan Crotty has had his beard shaved off in aid of charity.

Stats don't lie! Or do they... ?

2014-09-16 13:30

The All Blacks v Springboks Test in Wellington was seen as tighter than a grasshopper's hamstring. But not according to the stats...

The 100-Test water boy - PICTURE!

2014-09-16 11:36

You know the All Blacks have incredible depth when they can call upon a 100-Test water boy...

All Blacks have title in sight

2014-09-13 14:37

The All Blacks had a third successive Rugby Championship crown in their sights after beating South Africa 14-10 Saturday in a top-of-the-table clash involving the world's top ranked sides.

As it happened: All Blacks v Springboks

2014-09-13 11:30

See how the action unfolded in the Rugby Championship Test between the All Blacks and Springboks.

SA lead at the break

2014-09-13 10:24

The Springboks held on to a slender lead at half time during the titanic battle against the All Blacks in Wellington.

Boks mark Read as danger man

2014-09-12 08:43

Victor Matfield has marked All Black No 8 Kieran Read as a key figure in their clash in Wellington.

Can Boks do ‘Lomu’ on Savea?

2014-09-11 15:03

Rob Houwing selects four possibly pivotal one-on-one battles in the All Blacks v Springboks Test in Wellington.

'Rip up rugby's rule book!'

2014-09-11 08:15

All Black coach Steve Hansen has called for rugby union to "rip up the rule book" after a string of officiating blunders.

Mehrtens labels refs muppets

2014-09-09 14:11

Former All Black flyhalf Andrew Mehrtens has lashed out at the standard of refereeing in international rugby.

NSFW: All the NZ streaker action!

2014-09-08 11:22

NSFW: Streaker Rose Kupa stole the show after her cameo performance in New Zealand's win over Argentina.

Hansen praises All Blacks pack

2014-09-06 17:24

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen praised his side's defensive work, scrum and willingness to play attack-minded rugby.

McCaw wants better All Blacks

2014-09-05 08:24

Rain, hail or typical Hawke's Bay sunshine, All Black captain Richie McCaw has told his team he wants an improved performance.

All Blacks wary of Pumas

2014-09-05 07:43

The All Blacks are wary of the rapid development of Argentine rugby heading into their Rugby Championship Test in Napier.

Weather to spoil NZ's party?

2014-09-04 11:01

NZ are downplaying their favouritism tag for their Test against Argentina, pointing to forecast heavy rain as a leveller.


Log: Sevens World Series

2014-12-15 00:00

Standings in the nine-tournament 2014/15 HSBC Sevens World Series which started in Australia and ended in England.

New Zealand look to bounce

2014-12-11 13:27

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson said his team had the capacity to bounce back against Pakistan in the second ODI.

Kiwis pin hopes on bowlers

2014-11-24 10:48

New Zealand hopes its seam and spin bowlers will once again prove a challenge for Pakistan's strong batting lineup.

Pakistan fight back in Dubai

2014-11-18 10:34

NZ lost three early wickets including that of centurion Tom Latham before reaching 295/6 at lunch in the second Test against Pakistan.

Hafeez out as New Zealand bat

2014-11-17 08:02

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum has won the toss and opted to bat in the second Test against Pakistan in Dubai.

Ryder gets CWC lifeline

2014-10-31 07:33

Troubled NZ batting star Jesse Ryder has been handed a CWC lifeline when selectors included him in the A squad to tour the UAE.

Parnell hasn't lived up to expectations

2014-10-20 15:08

Richardson says Wayne Parnell has failed to live up to his billing as a strike bowler.

'All Blacks supporter' says Boks deserved win

2014-10-06 10:26

All Black suporter Dean concedes the Springboks were the better team on Saturday in the Rugby Championship against New Zealand, but has some conspiracy theories regarding the World Cup....

All Black Cruden off the hook

2014-10-03 07:30

NZRU chiefs say All Black pivot Aaron Cruden has paid his dues after going out drinking and missing the team's flight to Argentina.

Bracewell returns for NZ Tests

2014-10-01 07:43

NZ bad boy Doug Bracewell was handed a career lifeline when he was named in the 15-man Test squad to face Pakistan next month.

Crowe suffers cancer relapse

2014-09-17 08:30

Former New Zealand cricket great Martin Crowe revealed his cancer has returned, 15 months after announcing it was under control.

Nonu presents De Villiers with jersey

2014-09-16 11:36

All Blacks centre Ma'a Nonu has handed over his jersey to Jean de Villiers after his 100th Test.

Kaplan praises NZ-Bok referee

2014-09-16 09:13

Retired referee Jonathan Kaplan has heaped praise on the performance of the referee during the All Black-Springbok Test.

McCaw relieved with 'desperate' win

2014-09-13 13:14

New Zealand captain Richie McCaw admitted that there were "desperate" times during his side's 14-10 win over the Springboks.

All Blacks hold on for win

2014-09-13 11:25

The All Blacks managed to hold on for victory in the Rugby Championship match against the Springboks in Wellington.

Laying down a RWC marker

2014-09-12 17:00

Victor Matfield says it's important for the Springboks to "get into the heads" of the All Blacks to prove they're not unbeatable.

ABs pledge physical battle

2014-09-12 06:52

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen says their Test against the Springboks will be like it always is: very physical.

Mixed emotions for ton-up Jean

2014-09-11 11:38

Springbok captain Jean de Villiers has mixed emotions heading into his 100th Test when the Boks tackle the All Blacks.

Cruden returns for All Blacks

2014-09-10 19:30

Flyhalf Aaron Cruden has returned to the All Blacks' starting side after recovering from a chest injury to face the Springboks.

Carter doubt for All Blacks

2014-09-09 07:32

Dan Carter is in doubt to play any part in the Rugby Championship as the All Blacks flyhalf battles to recover from a broken leg.

ABs duo out of Bok clash

2014-09-07 11:43

The All Black duo of Sam Whitelock and Liam Messam have been ruled out of their crunch Test against Springboks.

All Blacks too good for Pumas

2014-09-06 11:26

The All Blacks have claimed a bonus-point win over Argentina in their Rugby Championship Test in Napier.

Dagg at home in Napier

2014-09-05 07:46

Israel Dagg has enjoyed the last two weeks back home in Napier in preparation for his start at fullback against Argentina.

Barrett eager to pose dilemma

2014-09-04 11:01

For a fleeting moment Beauden Barrett thought his life as an All Black would be consigned to cameo appearances off the bench.

Pumas change 2 for All Blacks

2014-09-04 07:29

Argentina have announced two changes for their Rugby Championship Test against the All Blacks in Napier.

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