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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

Carter ready to go in France

Dan Carter holds the Racing 92 shirt with his teammate Henry Chavancy.

6 min ago  Former All Blacks play-maker is already charming the locals in Paris.

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.

All Black star Sonny Bill Williams uses hijama cupping as a form of "detox", but experts have questioned its value.

Medicos no fans of SBW cupping

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


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.


Mooloos youths dominate national under-20 camp

Waikato players dominate the list of trialists for the NZ under-20 rugby team.

Seventeen Waikato players are chasing a spot in the national under-20 side.

Interviews for Stags assistants to start

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

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

White to coach Auckland rugby

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


Canterbury warm up for national sevens champs at South Island qualifier

Former New Zealand rugby sevens representative Milford Keresoma in action for Canterbury during the National Provincial Rugby championship

Canterbury are ready for national sevens tournament qualifier in Timaru

SBW's NZ 7s 'look and learn'

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

Fiji celebrate winning the World Series title.

Fiji Sevens show generosity

The World Series holders were quick to offer their services when a fellow passenger fell ill on their flight.

super rugby

Blackadder minister of defence

Crusaders coach Todd Blackadder, third left, joins some squad members for a run up Rapaki Track on Friday.

Accepting the defence portfolio will be part of Crusaders coach Todd Blackadder’s brief next year.

Highlanders investment just the ticket

Canadian-born Dunedin-based businessman Matthew Davey heads a consortium that has assumed control of the Super Rugby champions.

Highlanders halfback Fumiaki Tanaka passes from a ruck during a Super Rugby match against the Crusaders.

Goddard defends Highlanders deal

New Highlanders stakeholder wants the Dunedin-based team to lose when they meet the Crusaders.

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