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Crusaders should look outside

Crusaders CEO Hamish Riach, pictured here with Richie McCaw, will help decide Todd Blackadder's successor.

OPINION: Tabai Matson at shortest odds to take over from Blackadder.

Reason: 'Agent of change' Jones

OPINION: Blood to drip from English rugby's red rose by next Christmas, be it coach's or the Machiavellian clubs'.

Lomu: An unstoppable force

'I am a devil and an angel'

all blacks

Medicos no fans of SBW cupping

Sonny Bill Williams undergoes hijama cupping therapy.

Sonny Bill Williams may swear by hijama cupping treatment but it offers little medical benefit, medicos say.

All Blacks one-test wonders XV video

Stuff sports writers Aaron Goile and Ben Strang select their team of one-test All Blacks.

Good mates and great players Richie McCaw and Dan Carter continue to be recognised for their rugby deeds.

Carter and McCaw hot in UK

All Blacks stars join superstars of world sport Messi, Bolt, Mayweather and more as likely finalists for coveted BBC award.


Welsh doping 'off the scale'

The famous Welsh rugby colours have been stained by an underbelly of sports-enhancing drugs according to a new investigation.

Grave warning as performance-enhancing drugs problem reportedly escalates in domestic game.

Southern Kings to be rescued

The cash-strapped franchise should be ready for Super Rugby campaign.

Janice Byford-Jones captains the junior England women's rugby side in a match again Scotland in 1997.

From English rose to hospice chief

 How a bucket of Hawke's Bay mussels won over an England women's rugby player.


White to coach Auckland rugby

Nick White's extensive assistant coaching career sees him earn the head coaching role with Auckland rugby.

Forwards coach and former prop steps up to head coaching role for the next NPC campaign.

Makos' stint highlight of coach Keane's career ... so far

Kieran Keane, the Tasman Makos' most successful coach, chats about his time in the top of the south.

Rugby Southland general manager Andrew Moreton.

Interviews for Stags assistants to start

Rugby Southland after a part-time and full-time assistant coach.


SBW's NZ 7s 'look and learn'

Sonny Bill Williams' offloading skills will be a huge asset in sevens.

11:36 AM  ABs star going to world series opener with NZ team to school himself as he starts his Olympics dream.

Pulu realising dream with sevens call video

All Black halfback is making a swift transition into the game of sevens as he pushes his case for the Rio Olympics squad.

A festival before the World Rugby Sevens Series in Wellington aims to recreate the excitement of the Cricket World Cup.

Seven days of sevens festival

Wellington hosting a 'seven days of sevens' festival on the waterfront and civic square.

super rugby

Private investors take control of Highlanders

Co-captains of the Highlanders Ben Smith, left, and Nasi Manu hold the Super Rugby trophy after the franchise won their first title by beating the Hurricanes in Wellington on July 4

6 min ago  A group of four private investors have bought into the future of the Super Rugby champion Highlanders

Thorn keen to play again

He's 40, but Brad Thorn won't rule out playing for the Reds.

Highlanders co-captains Ben Smith and Nasi Manu hold the 2015 Super Rugby trophy aloft after beating the Hurricanes in Wellington. The champion franchise is expected to announce a private investor on Friday.

Highlanders eye private investment

The Highlanders may be on the brink of becoming the last NZ rugby franchise to embrace private ownership.

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