Bledisloe Cup stays put

The All Blacks swamp right wing Israel Dagg, after he'd scored the second of two first-half tries against Australia in ...

The All Blacks crush the Wallabies in the Cake Tin to keep the Bledisloe Cup.

Cheika fires at officials

Australian coach Michael Cheika wasn't pleased with the refereeing by Romain Poite.

The Wallabies are in bad shape, but their coach has turned the attention to officials following heavy defeat.

Owen Franks under scrutiny

All Blacks tighthead prop Owen Franks might be in some strife.

All Blacks prop Owen Franks is in hot water as footage shows him grabbing at the face of Wallabies' Kane Douglas.

ABs chuffed with trouncing video

Left wing Julian Savea scored a cracking try in Saturday's Bledisloe Cup win over Australia.

Hansen predicting team growth after second test's smashing success.

Aussies bring niggle, little else

Dane Coles and Quade Cooper exchanged heated words at one point. It seemed a Wallabies ploy.

The Wallabies had to find a way to get under the All Blacks' skins, so they turned to niggle. It didn't work.

620x1 pixel white space
more top stories

All Blacks produce the magic

Anton Lienert-Brown and Beauden Barrett of New Zealand rush in to celebrate an Israel Dagg try last night.

OPINION: Wallabies face huge problems with a rebuild required.

All Blacks player ratings

All Black wing Israel Dagg crosses for his second try in the Bledisloe Cup victory over Australia in Wellington.

How the All Blacks measured up in the Bledisloe clincher at the Cake Tin.

Coach proud of Waikato players

Waikato's players battled back to win the arm wrestle and hold on to the Ranfurly Shield.

North Harbour's challenge came to life but Waikato's resilience saw them retain the Ranfurly Shield.

Audio surfaces from ABs bug

Steve Hansen can be heard in the audio.

Audio reveals Steve Hansen's conversation with team.

First XV semi-finalists decided after regional playoffs

260816 NEWS Photo: Joseph Johnson
Mitchell Taylor, from left Ben Pope and Jay Renton of Southland Boy's High celebrate ...

The final four contenders for the national boys' 1st XV rugby championship have been found, following a day of regional playoffs up and down the country.

Wanganui sound warning

South Canterbury wing Maxx Miller goes in untouched, under the uprights, in his side's comeback 28-26 win over Buller.

 

Taranaki give Bay a head start then roar past them

Taranaki fullback Marty McKenzie is sandwiched by two Hawke's Bay defenders during their national championship match in ...

Taranaki turn poor first half into excellent second.

Waikato retain Ranfurly Shield

Loni Uhila waltzed over for Waikato's second try against North Harbour.

Blitz of early tries does the job as Waikato's 100th shield game finishes with victory over North Harbour.

Gatland's Lions to the slaughter

Warren Gatland is set to be unveiled on September 7 as head coach for a second straight Lions tour.

There's a reason the incumbent British and Irish Lions coach faces few challengers for the top job, writes Marc Hinton.

Were the Stags robbed? video

Stags first five-eighth Wharenui Hawera.

Stags fans call foul on late-game penalty in match against Manawatu.

Ad Feedback
opinion

Gatland's Lions to the slaughter

Warren Gatland is set to be unveiled on September 7 as head coach for a second straight Lions tour.

There's a reason the incumbent British and Irish Lions coach faces few challengers for the top job, writes Marc Hinton.

Burning questions: Bledis-woe, Quade & new laws

Stuff's rugby scribes tackle a the burning questions of the rugby week.

Don't blame the old guys video

NZ 7s coaching options for 2020

Video

ABs chuffed with Aus trouncing

Hansen predicting team growth after second test's smashing success.

all blacks

All Blacks produce the magic

Anton Lienert-Brown and Beauden Barrett of New Zealand rush in to celebrate an Israel Dagg try last night.

OPINION: Wallabies face huge problems with a rebuild required.

All Blacks player ratings

All Black wing Israel Dagg crosses for his second try in the Bledisloe Cup victory over Australia in Wellington.

How the All Blacks measured up in the Bledisloe clincher at the Cake Tin.

Audio surfaces from ABs bug

Steve Hansen can be heard in the audio.

Audio reveals Steve Hansen's conversation with team.

Are the Wallabies really rivals?

There is nothing for the All Blacks to fear in Will Genia and the Wallabies.

Is it a level playing field between NZ and the Aussies? The stats would suggest not.

international

Are the Wallabies really rivals?

There is nothing for the All Blacks to fear in Will Genia and the Wallabies.

Is it a level playing field between NZ and the Aussies? The stats would suggest not.

Piutau shines on home debut

Forme All Blacks utility back Charles Piutau was in fine form as Ulster proved too good for Northampton in a pre-season ...

Former ABs utility back scores try and sets-up two others as his Irish club Ulster overcome English side Northampton.

Wallabies 'need a culture change' video

David Pocock  doesn't jump, pass or run.

OPINION: There's so much that requires fixing with the Wallabies - starting with their culture of denial.

Wallabies deluded, not that good

The Wallabies players spent plenty of time in Sydney waiting for the All Blacks to convert tries.

Clyde Rathbone has no soothing words for the Wallabies, just hard truths.

provincial

Coach proud of Waikato players

Waikato's players battled back to win the arm wrestle and hold on to the Ranfurly Shield.

North Harbour's challenge came to life but Waikato's resilience saw them retain the Ranfurly Shield.

Wanganui sound warning

South Canterbury wing Maxx Miller goes in untouched, under the uprights, in his side's comeback 28-26 win over Buller.

 

Taranaki give Bay a head start then roar past them

Taranaki fullback Marty McKenzie is sandwiched by two Hawke's Bay defenders during their national championship match in ...

Taranaki turn poor first half into excellent second.

Waikato retain Ranfurly Shield

Loni Uhila waltzed over for Waikato's second try against North Harbour.

Blitz of early tries does the job as Waikato's 100th shield game finishes with victory over North Harbour.

sevens

Women's tournaments added

New Zealand's Huriana Manuel crashes over to score a try against Australia in the women's sevens gold medal final at the ...

Two new venues for latest women's world series where NZ seek revenge on Australians.

Matilda, 7s strut for Jockey gallery video

Matilda Rice made her catwalk debut alongside NZ Sevens stars.

Wearing just her undies, The Bachelor winner Matilda Rice made her catwalk debut on Thursday night.

NZ 7s coaching options for 2020

Who will lead the likes of Gillies Kaka and the New Zealand Sevens team into battle in future?

OPINION: Sevens reporter Ben Strang looks at five coaches who could lead the New Zealand Sevens team into the future.

Tietjens plays waiting game

New Zealand men's sevens coach Gordon Tietjens said the loss of Sonny Bill Williams and Joe Webber with injury in the ...

Sir Gordon Tietjens has coached the NZ men's sevens team for 22 years. After Rio his future is uncertain.

super rugby

Spectre of Super Rugby cuts

Pulver also refused to offer any assurances that sections of Australia's modest but devoted rugby community would not ...

Australian Rugby Union boss admits he's not sure how many Super Rugby teams will exist beyond next season.

Stark Super Rugby warning

Former NZ Rugby chief executive David Moffett, pictured in 2012, says reducing Super Rugby to 12 teams and playing two ...

Competition "dead in five years" unless team numbers reduced - and that could include a NZ side.

Australia, South Africa lose teams?

It is understood the ARU board spent time at its meeting last Thursday discussing the possibility that the preferred ...

Chops in new 16-team Super Rugby model presented to the Australian Rugby Union board.

Ryan in line up for Crusaders scrum job

Canterbury assistant coach Jason Ryan is in contention to continue his association with Scott Robertson at Super Rugby ...

Canterbury assistant coach Jason Ryan is in contention to join the Crusaders as forwards coach.

Ad Feedback
special offers