Kiwis disappointed as World Rugby tournament plan fails

2019-06-20 12:06

New Zealand Rugby has lamented the failure of a plan to create an annual global tournament.

Australia, New Zealand welcome World Rugby shake-up plans

2019-03-15 06:51

The Australia and New Zealand governing bodies have welcomed World Rugby's contentious Nations Championship proposal.

SANZAAR to finalise latest Super Rugby revamp

2018-08-27 06:45

Plans for Super Rugby's latest format revamp should be finalised in November, New Zealand Rugby chief executive Steve Tew has said.

SA can count on NZ’s 2023 RWC vote

2017-11-03 07:17

New Zealand Rugby's CEO Steve Tew has indicated that they will support South Africa's bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

Review exposes alcohol, sexism in New Zealand

2017-09-07 07:20

New Zealand Rugby has committed to clamping down on antisocial behaviour by players.

NZ to keep lion's share of bumper tour profits

2017-07-10 08:30

NZ Rugby has revealed that the Lions series is set to deliver a bumper profit, but ruled out sharing more of it with the four nations whose players made up the touring team.

All Blacks plan to face Samoa before Lions

2017-04-05 06:21

The All Blacks hope to warm-up for the British and Irish Lions tour with a Test match against Samoa.

Review to tackle NZ's macho rugby culture

2016-11-09 07:52

New Zealand Rugby has named a high-powered panel to examine sexism in the game following recent scandals.

NZ fought lonely fight to change Super Rugby format

2016-09-23 08:31

New Zealand tried and failed to change next year's Super Rugby format after opposition from Australia and South Africa.

Tew confirms global season discussions

2016-07-01 12:54

New Zealand Rugby CEO Steve Tew confirmed that discussions are underway to create a global rugby calendar.


New Zealand Rugby boss Tew joins post-RWC exodus

2019-06-05 08:13

Long-time New Zealand Rugby chief executive Steve Tew announced he will leave his role at the end of 2019.

REVEALED: Ireland coach turned down All Blacks role

2018-12-13 14:13

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt reportedly turned down an offer to work under his New Zealand counterpart Steve Hansen last year.

NZ defend 'odd' 2023 RWC hosting decision

2017-11-16 07:16

New Zealand Rugby boss Steve Tew has defended a shock decision to stage the 2023 RWC in France.

Tew calls 2023 RWC bids 'compelling'

2017-09-22 10:43

New Zealand Rugby chief executive Steve Tew says all three bids to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup are "compelling".

‘Japan not ready for Rugby Champs inclusion’

2017-07-27 12:55

Japan may one day be considered for inclusion in the Rugby Championship, New Zealand's Steve Tew has said.

Japan to host All Blacks next year

2017-05-17 08:04

Japan are set to host the world champion All Blacks in a Test match next year as part of the build-up to the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

Super Rugby silence is frustrating but necessary - Tew

2017-03-23 10:41

New Zealand Rugby chief executive Steve Tew has conceded that the silence surrounding the proposed changes to Super Rugby is frustrating.

Knives out for NZ Rugby boss over scandals

2016-09-28 08:20

NZR boss Steve Tew faced calls to resign over off-field scandals that have damaged the sport's reputation in the rugby-mad home of the All Blacks.

Tew admits to mistakes in stripper case

2016-09-09 16:29

People from outside New Zealand Rugby should have been involved in the investigation of inappropriate behaviour by the Chiefs.

Tew hopes NZ would embrace a gay All Black

2016-05-31 14:30

New Zealand rugby chief executive Steve Tew believes the country is "absolutely" ready for a gay player to represent the All Blacks.

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