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.

Aust, South Africa lose teams?

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

9:32 AM  Chops in new 16-team Super Rugby model presented to the Australian Rugby Union board.

ABs' blackout partially lifted video

All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen, right, with New Zealand Rugby chief executive Steve Tew.

Lunch guests will be allowed to see part of training run - but team deny they're paranoid about bugging.

New 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 ...

9:03 AM  Options thin for Warren Gatland as Scotland's new mentor Gregor Townsend latest to rule himself out of touring NZ next year.

Otago power to NPC victory

Otago's Jack Wilson and Wellington's Jackson Garden-Bachop compete for the ball.

Otago outscored Wellington five tries to three in the second round match in Dunedin.

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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.

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.

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.

Cooper: Composed, defiant video

Quade Cooper can't wait to face the All Blacks on Saturday.

"It's not me against the All Blacks. It's about the Wallabies against the All Blacks."

An alternative All Blacks take video

All Blacks' Anton Lienert-Brown & coach Steve Hansen during the All Blacks team Naming & Training. Wellington, New ...

What happens when you send two non-sporty journos to an All Blacks presser? Well, the story that comes from it is a little unorthodox.

Referee's anxious return

Rugby referee Paul Van Deventer suffered a broken nose and concussion after he was punched by a player.

A Manawatu rugby referee says his assault by a player will always be at the back of his mind.

Rugby Southland act after backlash

Rugby Southland general manager Andrew Moreton.

Rugby Southland will absorb booking fee costs for children tickets for remainder of 2016.

Salvation at hand for Savea

All Blacks wing Julian Savea impressed during his 40 minutes of action last Saturday.

Steve Hansen confident Julian Savea can rediscover the form of old.

Halaholo committed to Cardiff

Willis Halaholo starred for the Hurricanes as they won their first Super Rugby title.

Waikato midfielder keen to play for Wales in three years time after his super form for the Hurricanes.

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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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Dan Carter still has gas

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

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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.

Cooper: Composed, defiant video

Quade Cooper can't wait to face the All Blacks on Saturday.

"It's not me against the All Blacks. It's about the Wallabies against the All Blacks."

An alternative All Blacks take video

All Blacks' Anton Lienert-Brown & coach Steve Hansen during the All Blacks team Naming & Training. Wellington, New ...

What happens when you send two non-sporty journos to an All Blacks presser? Well, the story that comes from it is a little unorthodox.

Salvation at hand for Savea

All Blacks wing Julian Savea impressed during his 40 minutes of action last Saturday.

Steve Hansen confident Julian Savea can rediscover the form of old.

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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.

Salvation at hand for Savea

All Blacks wing Julian Savea impressed during his 40 minutes of action last Saturday.

Steve Hansen confident Julian Savea can rediscover the form of old.

Halaholo committed to Cardiff

Willis Halaholo starred for the Hurricanes as they won their first Super Rugby title.

Waikato midfielder keen to play for Wales in three years time after his super form for the Hurricanes.

Wallabies for win? Don't bet on it video

Will Genia dejected in Sydney last weekend.

Here's a tip - back the Wallabies in Sydney, not here.

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Rugby Southland act after backlash

Rugby Southland general manager Andrew Moreton.

Rugby Southland will absorb booking fee costs for children tickets for remainder of 2016.

Halaholo committed to Cardiff

Willis Halaholo starred for the Hurricanes as they won their first Super Rugby title.

Waikato midfielder keen to play for Wales in three years time after his super form for the Hurricanes.

Waikato's Ranfurly changes

Iliesa Ratuva Tavuyara will make his NPC debut on the right wing.

Injury and McKenzie's ABs call-up sees a shuffle in the backline.

Six changes for Turbos

Tim Cadwallader will get another chance to start at hooker.

Callum Gibbins, Chris Eves, Otere Black added to Turbos' starting XV for match against Southland.

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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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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.

Rennie signs with Glasgow

Chiefs coach Dave Rennie will join Scottish club Glasgow after next year's Super Rugby season.

With the ABs coaching road blocked, Chiefs coach opts to join Scottish club after next year's Super Rugby season.

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