All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has included two uncapped players but made no selection surprises in his squad for this season’s Rugby Championship.
Tue, 07 Aug, 2018
Beauden, Jordie, and Scott Barrett will become the first trio of brothers to start a Test together for the All Blacks when they line up in the series-opener against France at Auckland’s Eden Park on Saturday.
Fri, 08 Jun, 2018
Jordie Barrett will make his first New Zealand start in Saturday's Test series decider against the British and Irish Lions.
Wed, 05 Jul, 2017
Kieran Read has recovered from injury and will captain New Zealand in Saturday's first Test against the British and Irish Lions.
Wed, 21 Jun, 2017
Fri, 16 Oct, 2015
Rugby World Cup Pool C
Fri, 02 Oct, 2015
New Zealand 26 Argentina 16: World champions New Zealand got the defence of their crown off to a winning start, but not until shaking off a terrible opening period in front of a Rugby World Cup record crowd at Wembley yesterday.
Mon, 21 Sep, 2015
Rising star Teddy Thomas has been dropped for tomorrow’s Test against Argentina by France manager Philippe Saint-Andre for missing a training session by arriving two hours late.
Fri, 21 Nov, 2014
New Zealand 28 England 27
Mon, 16 Jun, 2014
New Zealand fly-half Dan Carter will start Saturday’s clash with England at Twickenham after winning his injury battle.
Thu, 29 Nov, 2012
Scotland 22 New Zealand 51
Mon, 12 Nov, 2012
After Saturday, it’s just as well Ireland are not coming back here for 12 years.
Mon, 25 Jun, 2012
It was always going to be a monumental challenge playing the world champions on their home turf, but any notions Ireland could catch the All Blacks cold on their first run-out of the season were quickly dispelled at Eden Park on Saturday.
Mon, 11 Jun, 2012
Ireland coach Declan Kidney has rung the changes for the first Test against New Zealand at Eden Park on Saturday, with debuts for Simon Zebo and Declan Fitzpatrick.
Thu, 07 Jun, 2012
It will be no comfort to Declan Kidney as he prepares for a three-Test series in New Zealand but Sky Sports analyst Stuart Barnes believes the Ireland head coach has the hardest job in international rugby.
Tue, 15 May, 2012
NEW ZEALAND coach Graham Henry today named an unchanged team for Sunday’s World Cup final against France at Eden Park.
Fri, 21 Oct, 2011
New Zealand coach Graham Henry has named an unchanged team for Sunday’s World Cup final against France at Eden Park.
Thu, 20 Oct, 2011
NEW ZEALAND head coach Graham Henry hailed the All Blacks’ 20-6 destruction of Australia in the Rugby World Cup semi-final as “outstanding”.
Mon, 17 Oct, 2011
MATCH-WINNING Australia flanker David Pocock has laughed off suggestions he is a cheat in the wake of his dominant World Cup performance against South Africa.
Fri, 14 Oct, 2011
A STONY-FACED Graham Henry drew a line under reports All Blacks had been drinking in the build-up to yesterday’s World Cup quarter-final, saying he had “dealt with it”.
Mon, 10 Oct, 2011
NEW ZEALAND rolled over Canada in their World Cup encounter in Pool A in Wellington but the performance of Dan Carter’s replacement gave the All Blacks cause for concern.
Mon, 03 Oct, 2011
PLAYING old rivals France in a World Cup clash at Eden Park is the perfect scenario to become the first All Black to win 100 caps, New Zealand captain Richie McCaw said last night.
Sat, 24 Sep, 2011
FIRST, something we expected — a New Zealand win.
Sat, 10 Sep, 2011
NEW ZEALAND coach Graham Henry has announced his 30-man squad for the Rugby World Cup with no place for quintet Sitiveni Sivivatu, Wyatt Crockett, Liam Messam, Jarrad Hoeata and Hosea Gear.
Wed, 24 Aug, 2011
New Zealand have restored hooker Keven Mealamu to their starting line-up for Saturday’s potential Grand Slam-clinching clash with Wales at the Millennium Stadium.
Thu, 25 Nov, 2010
New Zealand have made five changes from the side which inflicted a 49-3 humiliation on Scotland last week for Saturday’s clash with Ireland.
Thu, 18 Nov, 2010
WITH a year to go to Rugby World Cup 2011, tournament organisers in New Zealand says preparations are well on track, despite last week’s earthquake near Christchurch.
Fri, 10 Sep, 2010
Canterbury fly-half Colin Slade has won the battle to be Aaron Cruden’s back-up for New Zealand’s final Tri Nations match against Australia in Sydney on September 11.
Wed, 01 Sep, 2010
NEW ZEALAND have made three changes to the side that hammered Australia 49-28 in Melbourne on Saturday for this weekend’s return match in Christchurch.
Wed, 04 Aug, 2010
New Zealand have made three changes to the side that hammered Australia 49-28 in Melbourne on Saturday for this weekend's return match in Christchurch.
Tue, 03 Aug, 2010
SOUTH AFRICA lock Victor Matfield was yesterday despairing at the way Irish referees Alan Lewis and Alain Rolland have policed the breakdown, following his side’s second successive Tri Nations defeat to New Zealand in Wellington on Saturday.
Mon, 19 Jul, 2010
SOUTH AFRICA out-half Morne Steyn insists there will be no knee-jerk reaction to last week’s Tri Nations destruction at the hands of the All Blacks when the sides meet again in Wellington tomorrow (8.35am).
Fri, 16 Jul, 2010
SOUTH AFRICA lock Bakkies Botha has apologised to his team-mates after being banned for his head-butt on New Zealand scrum-half Jimmy Cowan.
Mon, 12 Jul, 2010
WHILE the Super 14 is more commonly associated with dazzling backs and fingertip handling, it’s the forward-oriented pursuit of the lineout that is the primary focus at international level as the 2010 Tri Nations hovers into view.
Fri, 09 Jul, 2010
Mon, 14 Jun, 2010
NEW ZEALAND yesterday filed an official complaint over what they believe was an eye-gouge on prop Tony Woodcock following their crushing win over France in Marseilles on Saturday.
Mon, 30 Nov, 2009
SOUTH Africa coach Peter de Villiers has described Morne Steyn as a match winner after calling up the fly-half to replace the injured Ruan Pienaar for Saturday’s Tri-Nations Test match with New Zealand.
Wed, 29 Jul, 2009
NEW ZEALAND were left to lament costly errors after going down 28-19 to South Africa in the Tri-Nations match in Bloemfontein on Saturday.
Mon, 27 Jul, 2009
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