Foley happy to learn from master

Veteran Matt Giteau runs the ball during a Wallabies training session in Sydney ahead of the Bledisloe test.

Wallabies first-five "shocked" by veteran Matt Giteau's excitement at being back in camp ahead of the Bledisloe test with ABs on Saturday.

Boks release Steyn over tragedy

Frans Steyn's family circumstances have overtaken the Springboks' needs against Argentina on Saturday night.

Sudden death of his brother sees utility released from squad as Boks look for win to boost World Cup buildup.

Unions record annual surplus

Taranaki captain James Marshall celebrates after his side beat Tasman in the National Provincial Championship final last year.

10:39 AM  Belt-tightening has helped fatten the provincial rugby unions' balance sheets, a new Deloitte report shows.

Carter: Bledisloe win 'huge' video

Dan Carter of the All Blacks on the squat rack in a gym session ahead of this weekend's Bledisloe clash.

A highly motivated All Blacks outfit have no intention of taking for granted their long era of Bledisloe supremacy.

Horwill locked, loaded for ABs

James Horwill watches on during Wallabies training session in Sydney on Monday.

James Horwill has no qualms about being the Wallabies' lineout caller against the All Blacks on Saturday night.

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opinion

McCaw doing it his way till the end

Richie McCaw salutes Schalk Burger's Springboks after the All Blacks' win in Johannesburg on July 26.

If anyone has earned the right to play the exemption card in the All Blacks, their inspirational captain surely has.

Racism is no shrug off issue

OPINION: The ugly face of racism is usually expressed by three main groups, the drunk, the dumb, and the spotlight seekers.

TMO blight on the game

Ugliest voices always loudest

super rugby

Douglas set for Wallabies recall

Lock Kane Douglas has been capped 14 times by the Wallabies, and is eyeing a recall for the Rugby World Cup.

Former test lock paves way for an immediate international call-up by signing three-year deal with Reds and ARU.

Guildford set to join Tahs

Troubled former All Blacks wing offered Super Rugby lifeline in Sydney by former coach at Crusaders.

Zac Guildford scores a try against Mid Canterbury during last week's Ranfurly Shield challenge in Napier.

Guildford 'ready for Super Rugby'

Hawke's Bay chief executive throws his support behind Zac Guildford's proposed move to the Waratahs.

sevens

All Blacks game has Sevens mode

All Blacks Rugby Challenge 3 will be the first game to feature a Sevens mode.

Latest All Blacks Rugby Challenge in development by Aussie studio the first to adapt Sevens competition for gaming.

Speight signing shows intent

Australia's sevens programme receives mighty boost for Rio 2016 hopes with Fijian-born wing joining team next season.

DJ Forbes and the New Zealand Sevens team will play Australia in a six-match series.

Six-match series for NZ Sevens

High quality preparation lined up ahead of new world series season in form of six-match series against Australia in September.

international

Foley happy to learn from master

Veteran Matt Giteau runs the ball during a Wallabies training session in Sydney ahead of the Bledisloe test.

Wallabies first-five "shocked" by veteran Matt Giteau's excitement at being back in camp ahead of Bledisloe test on Saturday night.

Horwill locked, loaded for ABs

James Horwill has no qualms about being the Wallabies' lineout caller against the All Blacks.

Frans Steyn's family circumstances have overtaken the Springboks' needs against Argentina on Saturday night.

Boks release Steyn amidst tragedy

Sudden death of his brother sees the backline utility released from squad as Boks look for a win to boost RWC buildup.

all blacks

Cane - ready, willing and able

Sam Cane understands the challenges and demands of playing behind the best there's been in these All Blacks.

Richie's McCaw's understudy has the hardest job in sport, or the best one, depending how you look at it.

Hansen likes what SBW's doing

Sonny Bill Williams playing his best rugby, All Blacks coach Steve Hansen says.

Dan Carter of the All Blacks on the squat rack in a gym session ahead of this weekend's Bledisloe clash.

Carter: Retaining Bledisloe 'huge' video

A motivated All Blacks outfit have no intention of taking for granted their long era of Bledisloe supremacy.

provincial

Rugby unions record annual surplus

Taranaki captain James Marshall celebrates after his side beat Tasman in the National Provincial Championship final last year.

10:39 AM  Belt-tightening has helped fatten the provincial rugby unions' balance sheets, a new Deloitte report shows.

Gibson-Park ruled out for season

A season ending injury to halfback Jamison Gibson-Park overshadowed Taranaki's 35-10 pre-season rugby win over Counties Manukau in Otorohanga on Saturday.

Old Boys University wing Joe Hill stretches out for the first of his two tries in Wellington premier club rugby's Jubilee Cup final against Marist St Pats.

Hill earns Wellington recall

OBU wing Joe Hill earns Wellington recall after starring in Jubilee Cup final.

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