Cruden's '$1.2m' France offer

Aaron Cruden in action for the All Blacks during the Rugby Championship match against Argentina at Waikato Stadium ...

2 min ago  French rugby magazine claims All Blacks first-five could be poised for a big-money move.

Live: Wellington v Southland

Wellington Lions big man Mark Reddish.

7:15 PM  The Lions put the Losi Filipo incident aside for 80 minutes as they host the Stags in Wellington.

Schmidt next 'Landers coach?

Highlanders boss Roger Clark met with Joe Schmidt (pictured) when he was recently in New Zealand, but speculation ...

Highlanders will keep in touch with Joe Schmidt, but could choose next coach from within.

Chiefs re-sign Hames, Pulu

Kane Hames had a remarkable rise through Super Rugby to an All Blacks test debut this year.

Prop Kane Hames and winger Toni Pulu extend their stays at the Chiefs.

Smith-Barrett trade tricks video

Beauden Barrett and Ben Smith combine against Argentina in the Hamilton test.

All Blacks' lethal combo of Ben Smith and Beauden Barrett reveal what makes their game plan tick.

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Filipo protest organiser threatened

Aaron Hailwood cancelled plans to protest after Losi Filipo's playing contract was  terminated.

"Let's find out his address and then we'll turn up at his place," commenter wrote.

Wary Canterbury make changes

Ben Volavola has been named to start at first five-eighth ahead of Richie Mo'unga for Canterbury's match against ...

Key playmaker Richie Mo'unga rested for Taranaki match as Razor puts his trust in Ben Volavola.

Points at a premium for Taranaki against Canterbury

Seta Tamanivalu, who this week signed with the Crusaders, needs to get more involved for Taranaki against Canterbury.

"They have got depth, like we have, and it's going to be a battle and we're preparing for a big, hard battle."

English star lauds All Blacks

James Haskell starred in England's series victory in Australia.

Former Highlander James Haskell has high praise for two All Black legends.

Pumas sleeping rugby giant

Former Pumas halfback turned World Rugby vice chairman Agustin Pichot believes his country has endless potential.

They started behind everyone else but the Pumas are slowly making up ground on the rest of the rugby world.

Horowhenua Kapiti face uphill battle

England's sevens player Warwick Lahmert will play first five for Horowhenua Kapiti.

South Canterbury's expansive game is likely to leave Horowhenua Kapiti exposed.

Perenara not out to prove point

All Blacks halfback TJ Perenara played his best test against the Pumas in Hamilton and now gets the chance to repeat in ...

Unlike his four previous test starts, All Blacks halfback TJ Perenara doesn't feel the need to prove a point to anyone.

Smith's rise from Christchurch Boys'

Fletcher Smith has been in fine goal kicking form this season.

Four years after playing his last game for CBHS, Fletcher Smith is one of Otago's key NPC players.

Steve Tew's nursery rhyme learnings

SATIRE: With Nursery Rhyme Land being mired in scandal, we go straight to the top and speak to CEO Steve Tew.

NZ grew up - rugby didn't

Murdoch got a lot of sympathy in NZ media..

ANALYSIS: The All Blacks might be winning but NZ Rugby is having one of its worst PR years since the Springbok Tour.

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Steve Tew's nursery rhyme learnings

SATIRE: With Nursery Rhyme Land being mired in scandal, we go straight to the top and speak to CEO Steve Tew.

All Blacks get showy with depth video

OPINION: Nine changes show Hansen's lost his rag or a minnow's on the menu in Buenos Aires.

Boks there for Wallabies' taking

Rugby still doesn't get it

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Perenara not out to prove point

Unlike his four previous test starts, All Blacks halfback TJ Perenara doesn't feel the need to prove a point to anyone.

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Pumas sleeping rugby giant

Former Pumas halfback turned World Rugby vice chairman Agustin Pichot believes his country has endless potential.

They started behind everyone else but the Pumas are slowly making up ground on the rest of the rugby world.

Perenara not out to prove point

All Blacks halfback TJ Perenara played his best test against the Pumas in Hamilton and now gets the chance to repeat in ...

Unlike his four previous test starts, All Blacks halfback TJ Perenara doesn't feel the need to prove a point to anyone.

ABs make nine changes

Lima Sopoaga, left, and Damian McKenzie will be on the bench for the All Blacks for the test against Argentina on Sunday ...

Nine changes in Steve Hansen's team to take on Pumas with surprise restings and a potential debut for Damian McKenzie.

Squire ready to rumble

Liam Squire runs over the top of Quade Cooper. He'll be asked to do more of this against the Pumas this week.

Squire preferred over Highlanders team-mate Elliot Dixon to start at No 6 against the Pumas this weekend.

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English star lauds All Blacks

James Haskell starred in England's series victory in Australia.

Former Highlander James Haskell has high praise for two All Black legends.

Pumas make three changes

Halfback Martin Landajo has been recalled to the Pumas side to play the All Blacks.

Argentina coach brings in three new players to team that lost against Australia.

McMahon replaces Pocock

Sean McMahon will anchor the Wallabies' scrum in their Rugby Championship clash with South Africa in Pretoria.

Only one change to Wallabies starting lineup for South Africa clash in Pretoria.

Canterbury old boys school new generation

Canterbury's Australian lock Dave McDuling looks for support after making a break in the second half of the successful ...

Canterbury's Ranfurly Shield novices were not short of advice before their successful challenge

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Wary Canterbury make changes

Ben Volavola has been named to start at first five-eighth ahead of Richie Mo'unga for Canterbury's match against ...

Key playmaker Richie Mo'unga rested for Taranaki match as Razor puts his trust in Ben Volavola.

Points at a premium for Taranaki against Canterbury

Seta Tamanivalu, who this week signed with the Crusaders, needs to get more involved for Taranaki against Canterbury.

"They have got depth, like we have, and it's going to be a battle and we're preparing for a big, hard battle."

Horowhenua Kapiti face uphill battle

England's sevens player Warwick Lahmert will play first five for Horowhenua Kapiti.

South Canterbury's expansive game is likely to leave Horowhenua Kapiti exposed.

Smith's rise from Christchurch Boys'

Fletcher Smith has been in fine goal kicking form this season.

Four years after playing his last game for CBHS, Fletcher Smith is one of Otago's key NPC players.

sevens

Kiwi quartet in NZ 7s running

Sean Horan has knowledge of the New Zealand sevens programme from his time with the women's team.

 A strong group of Kiwi coaches look most likely to take over as New Zealand sevens coach.

Kenya chasing Tietjens

Sir Gordon Tietjens' sevens knowledge continues to be in demand after stepping away from the top New Zealand job.

African powerhouse keen to tap into knowledge of New Zealand sevens guru.

Inside the new-look Wellington Sevens

A fan at the Wellington Sevens 2016 at Westpac Stadium.

"Revitalised" tournament's plans include "rugby meets rave" zones, and its own food and beer festival.

NZ qualified for sevens world cup

New Zealand are defending sevens world cup champions in both the men's and women's game.

New Zealand's men and women are heading to the Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco in 2018.

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'A better kick than Beauden'

Willis Halaholo switched from Southland to play for Waikato in this year's Mitre 10 Cup.

Departing Hurricane Willis Halaholo joked that Jordie Barrett is already sharper with the boot than Beauden.

AB's power lured Crusaders

Seta Tamanivalu, who will play for the Crusaders next year, beats a tackle by Jonathan Davies during the All Blacks' ...

All Blacks midfielder Seta Tamanivalu has confirmed a one-year deal with the Crusaders.

Manu quits Chiefs for Blues

Pauliasi Manu returned to the fray for Counties-Manukau on Friday night after six months out injured.

Pauliasi Manu is returning to Auckland to play for the Blues in Super Rugby next season.

All Black jumps Chiefs' ship

Seta Tamanivalu, pictured in action for the All Blacks against Wales in Wellington on June 18, would add power to the ...

Arrival of midfielder Seta Tamanivalu at the Crusaders coincides with Robbie Fruean's departure.

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