Could O'Driscoll be right?

Brian O'Driscoll swoops against the All Blacks.

2:46 PM  OPINION: Howling louder doesn't make you right.

New Zealand's got heaps more than the All Blacks. Doesn't it?

Bizarre run of head knocks

James Lentjes is one of five Otago players ruled out of tonight's game against Northland with concussion.

6 min ago  Otago lose five players with concussion for rugby match, soon after starting a study on head knocks.

Brian O'Driscoll v New Zealand

Brain O'Driscoll's tweet about New Zealand, which was quickly deleted, was captured by another Twitter user.

Is the rugby legend on to something with his dig? Figures show that more and more Irish are turning their noses up at NZ.

O'Driscoll puts spotlight on ABs

"Different rules for some!" said Brian O'Driscoll (pictured) after All Blacks tighthead prop Owen Franks wasn't cited ...

2:54 PM  OPINION: Brian O'Driscoll's inflammatory tweets highlight the need for All Blacks to keep a clean record. Everyone is watching.

Deans made to look good

Israel Folau and Robbie Deans share a laugh after a Wallabies press conference in Sydney in 2013.

His Wallabies reign is being put into context by the struggles of Ewen McKenzie and Michael Cheika.

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Women's rugby set to take off video

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 There was a time when women's rugby wasn't a career option, but things have changed as the sport grows.

Where's better? Ireland or NZ?

Irish rugby legend Brian O'Driscoll quickly deleted a tweet, but not before his comments about New Zealand were picked up.

Rugby great Brian O'Driscoll says we've got the ABs - and not much else. So Ireland or NZ? Where's better?

Teenage wing Manasa Mataele delighted to be with Uncle Seta

Manasa Mataele on his way to scoring a sensational try against Hawke's Bay.

Taranaki wing still getting a buzz out watching his try.

Tucker injury a 'massive blow'

Waikato are considering cover options after James Tucker suffered a serious knee injury.

Waikato may seek replacements for James Tucker after his season-ending knee injury.

MacDonald ready for the step up

Head coach Leon MacDonald stresses a point at a Tasman Makos training.

In a rugby sense, it was the easiest decision in the world.

Pumas lose De la Fuente

Jeronimo De La Fuente has been ruled out of the Argentina squad to play the All Blacks.

Centre replaced in squad by Gabriel Azcarate for Rugby Championship tests against All Blacks and Wallabies.

Richie doco a peek behind curtain

Richie McCaw acknowledges the crowd as he celebrates victory following the 2015 Rugby World Cup final match against ...

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O'Driscoll disses Kiwi rugby fans

Ireland's Brian O'Driscoll spoke his mind about the Owen Franks incident.

Brian O'Driscoll is less than pleased Owen Franks got off for an alleged eye-gouge against the Wallabies.

Prinsep signs with Hurricanes

Reed Prinsep has signed with the Hurricanes.

Defending champions sign explosive Canterbury loose forward.

Where's the real Richie? video

Yes there are moments of intimacy and insight, but Richie McCaw always seems to be the one in control in Chasing Great

REVIEW: Chasing Great is a slick production about the All Black great, but it feels like a piece of the puzzle is missing.

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Are the ABs ruining world rugby? video

Israel Dagg and the All Blacks are setting a standard right now that few can match.

They're ruining world rugby with their outrageous talent, unerring consistency and awesome collective ability. A bad thing?

I can't miss Richie McCaw video

OPINION: We see so much Richie, since he hung up his boots. So how can we miss him?

Hansen hands out hiding to Cheika video

Wallabies' stats embarrassing

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Pumas lose De la Fuente

Jeronimo De La Fuente has been ruled out of the Argentina squad to play the All Blacks.

Centre replaced in squad by Gabriel Azcarate for Rugby Championship tests against All Blacks and Wallabies.

Richie on the red carpet video

Richie McCaw and fiance Gemma Flynn at the red carpet premiere for Chasing Great at the Civic Theatre in Auckland.

Richie's back in black, albeit a tuxedo, for the premiere of Chasing Great in Auckland.

Singer's Argentine test

Marlborough singer and Springlands School teacher Elin Tomos will sing the Argentinian national anthem when they play ...

First it was for Wales, now it's for Argentina. The All Blacks will be getting a complex.

Franks is in the clear

Owen Franks has been cleared of eye-gouging, but international media are less than pleased.

World Rugby confirm they can't change Sanzaar's ruling not to cite ABs prop for alleged eye gouge.

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O'Driscoll disses Kiwi rugby fans

Ireland's Brian O'Driscoll spoke his mind about the Owen Franks incident.

Brian O'Driscoll is less than pleased Owen Franks got off for an alleged eye-gouge against the Wallabies.

Pumas team to face ABs named

Argentina's Tomas Lavanini has been ruled out for the season with a ligament injury.

Key lock Tomas Lavanini ruled out for season with knee injury.

Cold shoulder for southern hemisphere

Threats by New Zealand to go it alone beg the question: against whom will they play?

OPINION: With the European club scene on the up, maybe it is the southern hemisphere who need to make some adjustments, says Mick Cleary

Wallaby urges Aussie to quit Sanzaar

The faces and body language of the Wallabies after their Bledisloe Cup loss to the All Blacks sum up the state of ...

Brett Papworth says current model is flawed and wants a back-to-basics approach to fix Australia's struggling rugby scene.

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Teenage wing Manasa Mataele delighted to be with Uncle Seta

Manasa Mataele on his way to scoring a sensational try against Hawke's Bay.

Taranaki wing still getting a buzz out watching his try.

Tucker injury a 'massive blow'

Waikato are considering cover options after James Tucker suffered a serious knee injury.

Waikato may seek replacements for James Tucker after his season-ending knee injury.

Lions still battling at the breakdown

Wellington Lions captain Brad Shields was caught out by the new breakdown laws in his first game playing under them ...

Rugby's trial breakdown laws have created a couple of strange new roles.

Waikato lose Tucker for NPC

James Tucker was helped from the field in Waikato's win over North Harbour.

James Tucker will miss the rest of 2016 after suffering a serious knee injury.

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Women's rugby set to take off video

Kelly Brazier, Portia Woodman, Sarah Goss, and Ruby Tui are inspiring a generation of girls to get into rugby.

 There was a time when women's rugby wasn't a career option, but things have changed as the sport grows.

Land, chief's title for Fiji 7s coach

Ben Ryan and Ro Dakuwaqa celebrate Fiji's Olympics sevens gold medal success in Rio.

Englishman Ben Ryan lost for words as accolades flow in wake of Fiji's Rio gold medal success.

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.

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Prinsep signs with Hurricanes

Reed Prinsep has signed with the Hurricanes.

Defending champions sign explosive Canterbury loose forward.

MacDonald walks into Crusaders gig

Former All Blacks and Crusaders fullback Leon MacDonald will work under new Crusaders coach Scott Robertson for the next ...

Leon MacDonald will continue to coach Tasman next year, despite being appointed as an assistant coach for the Crusaders.

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.

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