What chance ABs will lose?

Nick Phipps (left), Adam Ashley-Cooper and the Wallabies will attempt to snap an 18-test losing streak against New ...

1:02 PM  Do the Wallabies have any chance of toppling the All Blacks in Wellington?

Burning questions: Bledis-woe

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika and his captain Stephen Moore ponder where it all went wrong in Sydney.

2:03 PM  Stuff's rugby scribes tackle a the burning questions of the rugby week.

Barrett hides light under bushel

All Blacks first five-eighth Beauden Barrett ran rings around the Wallabies last week.

12:41 PM  The spotlight probably isn't Beauden Barrett's natural habitat.

McCaw: I hope it's closer

All Blacks hooker Dane Coles tears through the Australian defence in Sydney.

Retirement softens AB legend who says Sydney Bledisloe Cup result "not healthy for world rugby".

Stark Super Rugby warning

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

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

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Bledisloe Cup mind games

No-one plays the mind games better than All Blacks coach Steve Hansen.

Winning the mental battle critical to Bledisloe Cup success.

"Experience I'll never forget"

Loni Uhila started the quarter-final, semi-final and final as the Hurricanes won the Super Rugby title.

Loni Uhila is back for Waikato's 100th Shield game with a wealth of experience from his memorable year with the Hurricanes.

Guildford cleared to play

Zac Guildford wearing his new team's strip outside the Sir Brian Lochore stand..

From professional rugby to Wairarapa Bush, Zac Guildford is happy to be back on the field.

Kainga quick to learn from coach's criticism

Mike Kainga is more than happy in his new province.

"He gave me a bit of a growling and it worked

Southland B to make trip to Blenheim

Matty Johnson will start at second five-eighth for Southland B against the Tasman Red Devils team in Blenheim.

Southland B to take on Tasman Red Devils in Blenheim.

McCaw's childhood footage

Richie McCaw insisted his soon-to-be released bio-pic could prove an inspiration for young New Zealand children.

"Normal Kiwi bloke" wants his movie to prove ordinary kids can live their dreams and become ABs.

Ex-schoolboy star Lienert-Brown now an AB

The selection of Anton Lienert-Brown in the All Blacks side to face the Wallabies in Wellington on Saturday night is one ...

When Anton Lienert-Brown was a schoolboy star in Christchurch in 2012 Dave Rennie and Wayne Smith were quick to get him locked into the Chiefs programme.

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.

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.

Another coaching blow for Lions

Warren Gatland might have to call on the services of his Wales assistant Rob Howley as coaching options thin for the ...

Options thin for Warren Gatland as Scotland's new mentor Gregor Townsend latest to rule himself out of touring NZ next year.

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Don't blame the old guys video

Dane Haylett-Petty, left, seen here getting the fend-off from Ryan Crotty, was probably culpable for at least two of the ...

OPINION: Blaming Europe-based Wallabies stars is confusing the issue, writes Paul Cully.

NZ 7s coaching options for 2020

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

All Blacks mix and match

How Wallabies can bounce back

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Burning questions: Bledis-woe, Quade & new laws

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

all blacks

Bledisloe Cup mind games

No-one plays the mind games better than All Blacks coach Steve Hansen.

OPINION: Winning the mental battle critical to Bledisloe Cup success.

McCaw's childhood footage

Richie McCaw insisted his soon-to-be released bio-pic could prove an inspiration for young New Zealand children.

"Normal Kiwi bloke" wants his movie to prove ordinary kids can live their dreams and become ABs.

Ex-schoolboy star Lienert-Brown now an AB

The selection of Anton Lienert-Brown in the All Blacks side to face the Wallabies in Wellington on Saturday night is one ...

When Anton Lienert-Brown was a schoolboy star in Christchurch in 2012 Dave Rennie and Wayne Smith were quick to get him locked into the Chiefs programme.

The return of Quade Cooper video

Quade Cooper of the Wallabies stretches during an Australian Wallabies training session.

Rugby's "public enemy No 1" is back in the Wallabies side at first five-eighth against the ABs.

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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.

Another coaching blow for Lions

Warren Gatland might have to call on the services of his Wales assistant Rob Howley as coaching options thin for the ...

Options thin for Warren Gatland as Scotland's new mentor Gregor Townsend latest to rule himself out of touring NZ next year.

Dan Carter still has gas video

Dan Carter has mad a fast start to the new french season.

The 34-year-old shows incredible speed with this try-saving tackle to start new French season.

The return of Quade Cooper video

Quade Cooper of the Wallabies stretches during an Australian Wallabies training session.

Rugby's "public enemy No 1" is back in the Wallabies side at first five-eighth against the ABs.

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"Experience I'll never forget"

Loni Uhila started the quarter-final, semi-final and final as the Hurricanes won the Super Rugby title.

Loni Uhila is back for Waikato's 100th Shield game with a wealth of experience from his memorable year with the Hurricanes.

Guildford cleared to play

Zac Guildford wearing his new team's strip outside the Sir Brian Lochore stand..

From professional rugby to Wairarapa Bush, Zac Guildford is happy to be back on the field.

Kainga quick to learn from coach's criticism

Mike Kainga is more than happy in his new province.

"He gave me a bit of a growling and it worked

Southland B to make trip to Blenheim

Matty Johnson will start at second five-eighth for Southland B against the Tasman Red Devils team in Blenheim.

Southland B to take on Tasman Red Devils in Blenheim.

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Aussie and Japan on 7s circuit

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.

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.

Secret to Royal's sevens act gallery

Princess Anne presents Gold medals to the Fijian Sevens Rugby Team at Rio.

OPINION: It was as good as a masonic hand shake, and the bowing Fiji sevens team knew it.

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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.

Hewett mulls switch to Canterbury

Dave Hewett didn't re-apply for the Crusaders' forwards coach's job, believing it is important to get head coaching ...

Often coaches use the NPC as a springboard to Super Rugby. Dave Hewett might try doing that in reverse.

Schmidt may succeed Rennie

Chiefs coach Dave Rennie has signed a two-year deal with Scottish club Glasgow.

Chiefs are in "well advanced" discussions with a replacement for Rennie after next year's Super Rugby season.

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