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Knowler: Boss should be cautious

Chiefs coach Dave Rennie said at "no stage was this talked about" when asked about Sanzaar's decision to introduce a new bonus-point system.

OPINION: Sanzaar boss Andy Marinos has wasted no time in having a dig at those who criticise his organisation.

Donaldson: Green jersey positive

The Highlanders have unveiled their alternative fluorescent jerseys, but could the franchise actually be onto something?

At sixes and sevens over Games quest

What future for Wellington 7s?

all blacks

Museum tackles All Blacks' haka history

All Blacks perform the haka before playing New South Wales at Athletic Park, Wellington on September 15, 1923. NZ won 38-11.

The All Blacks' haka history leaves plenty of holes for New Zealand Rugby Museum.

Cron confident in scrum depth

Maintaining the All Blacks' front row depth is key for assistant coach Mike Cron.

Victor Vito has signed a three-year contract with French club La Rochelle.

Vito a 'big loss' to NZ rugby

Wellington rugby commentator Ken Laban says departing AB made a major impact despite mixed international career.


DC backs 'fantastic' Eddie video

Former All Blacks first five-eighth Dan Carter is backing Eddie Jones to get the job done as England coach.

NZ rugby star believes England's new coach can turn the team around after a disastrous Rugby World Cup.

From Kaharoa to Twickenham

The new England rugby captain is a rough diamond, dug from deep in New Zealand.

Kiwi Jared Payne (pictured) will start at centre for Ireland against Wales, while countryman Nathan White will start at prop.

Stander handed Ireland debut

Ireland hand CJ Stander his debut in Six Nations opener as two Kiwis also set to start.


Firth joins Glasgow Warriors

Jarrod Firth has signed with Glasgow until 2018.

Former Chiefs and Counties Manukau prop Jarrod Firth signs with Scottish club.

Make rugby clubs show support

A former Rugby World Cup captain says Pacific nations should refuse to allow young stars to play in New Zealand.

Wellington Lions players Murphy Taramai, Lote Raikabula and Hayden Schrijvers wearing the Absolutely Positively Wellington logo at the national sevens in Rotorua.

Rates to fund rugby team

Wellington ratepayers asked to cough up $250,000 for provincial side's sponsorship deal.


Meeting changed Speight's career

Henry Speight scores a try for Waikato against Auckland at Eden Park in 2010.

Former Waikato winger is now eyeing the Olympics.

NZ make one change for Sydney

Sam Dickson is ruled out of the Sydney Sevens, with Waikato's Dylan Collier coming in for New Zealand.

Sonny Bill Williams made his New Zealand sevens debut last weekend in Wellington.

SBW wants to make Rio with sis

The cross-code superstar says Olympic gold would supersede anything he's achieved to date.

super rugby

The rise of Chiefs' Taleni Seu

Taleni Seu, a former basketball player, is looking to make a big impression for the Chiefs after rising the ranks quickly.

From packing shelves to a shot at Super Rugby - the unlikely tale of the Chiefs' latest prospect.

Firth joins Glasgow Warriors

Former Chiefs and Counties Manukau prop Jarrod Firth signs with Scottish club.

Ash Dixon of the Highlanders is tackled by the Crusaders' Jimmy Tupou at AMI Stadium last year.

Project Tupou's time to shine

Regular starts have been scarce for Jimmy Tupou in Super Rugby. Now he has been named captain of the Crusaders for a trial game.

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