All Blacks deny special treatment after typhoon row

2019-10-11 06:14

New Zealand have rejected accusations of preferential treatment over their cancelled final Rugby World Cup pool match as Typhoon Hagidis steams towards Japan.

Mallett: Ref missed 'street-smart' Whitelock infringement

2019-07-01 06:30

Former Springbok coach Nick Mallett says Australian referee Nic Berry missed a vital infringement late in the Super Rugby semi-final in Christchurch.

Whitelock back to lead Crusaders at Newlands

2019-05-16 12:20

Crusaders coach Scott Robertson has named his side for their Super Rugby encounter against the Stormers at Newlands.

Whitelock extends Crusaders, All Blacks contract

2019-04-30 20:46

Crusaders and All Black lock Sam Whitelock has extended his contract with New Zealand Rugby for another four years.

Whitelock returns to lead Crusaders

2019-03-14 07:55

Crusaders coach Scott Robertson has named his side for Saturday’s Super Rugby derby against the Highlanders.

Smith to become most-capped All Blacks No 9

2018-11-15 10:14

New Zealand's Aaron Smith will become the most-capped All Blacks scrumhalf when he takes to the field against Ireland in Dublin.

Whitelock set to play 100th Test in strong All Blacks side

2018-08-16 08:30

All Blacks lock Sam Whitelock will play his milestone 100th Test as New Zealand stick with their strongest possible unit to play Australia.

All Blacks told to sharpen up against vengeful French

2018-06-22 13:01

Captain Sam Whitelock urged the All Blacks to rediscover their cutting edge in the final Test as improving France look to end their contentious tour on a high.

Whitelock returns to captain Crusaders

2018-04-26 08:09

Crusaders head coach Scott Robertson has made seven changes to his team to take on the Brumbies in Canberra.

Whitelock, Crotty return to battle Bulls

2018-03-21 08:43

Crusaders head coach Scott Robertson has made five changes to his starting line-up to take on the Bulls in Christchurch on Friday.


All Black' Whitelock has focus firmly on Springboks

2019-09-16 11:08

New Zealand's Sam Whitelock says his focus is firmly fixed on Saturday's "pretty cool" World Cup opener against South Africa.

Forward pass call overshadows Stormers-Crusaders draw

2019-05-19 17:30

A couple of debatable decisions went against the Crusaders at Newlands as they drew with the Stormers.

Whitelock woes and a mercy dash - five things from Super Rugby

2019-05-02 18:52

We look at five talking points ahead of this week's games in Super Rugby

Crusaders say grieving more important than name change talk

2019-03-19 13:25

Crusaders duo Sam Whitelock and Kieran Read say grieving the Christchurch mosque attacks is currently more important than a name change.

All Blacks quartet head home

2018-11-19 14:20

The All Blacks will be without the services of Sam Whitelock, Liam Squire, Sonny Bill Williams and Joe Moody when they face Italy in Rome on Saturday.

All Blacks wary of dead rubber repeat v Wallabies

2018-10-23 09:49

Memories of a Bledisloe Cup loss to Australia in last year's dead rubber are a factor for the All Blacks as they prepare for this year's third outing in the series.

We were spot on - Sam Whitelock

2018-07-28 13:01

Crusaders captain Sam Whitelock praised his side's hunger and desire as they booked a place in this year's Super Rugby final on Saturday.

All Blacks look for fast start against France

2018-06-15 08:57

The All Blacks are focused on an improved start in the second Test against France in Wellington on Saturday as they trial their World Cup strategies.

Bulls skipper: We showed we have the talent

2018-03-23 16:34

Bulls captain Burger Odendaal remains upbeat despite the Pretoria franchise finishing their Australasian tour without a victory.

Crusaders lose captain Whitelock to concussion

2018-03-16 08:28

The Crusaders were dealt a blow ahead of Saturday's clash with the Highlanders when their captain, Sam Whitelock, was ruled out due to concussion.

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