Rugby

Hansen to extend All Blacks stay

ABs frustrated by go-slow

Adjusting to madcap officiating at next year's World Cup will be crucial if the All Blacks are to defend their world title.

Wales spoil the spectacle

OPINION: It was a sad reflection on ref Wayne Barnes that Wales' time-wasting was allowed to carry on.

Haka happiness for All Blacks

A roaring haka rang from the changing rooms in Cardiff honouring Richie McCaw and Keven Mealamu.

Pumas drop kick to victory

Four drop goals, three from Nicolas Sanchez, steered Argentina to a third straight win over France in Paris.

Lessons learned on the job

Beauden Barrett offered a far from perfect performance at first five-eighth, but he did enough to book a ticket to the RWC.

Delicate political game

Samoan rugby spat is even more serious than many from outside the islands might realise.

Wales unlikely to upset ABs

'A game' missing from B players

Reds will embrace O'Connor

Australian halfback says former Wallabies bad boy James O'Connor will be welcomed into Queensland set-up.

Kiwi after Waratahs job

NSW assistant coach and ex-AB Daryl Gibson throws his hat in ring to succeed Michael Cheika as head coach.

Canes' to train in Gisborne

Highlanders to play down south

Japan, Argentina welcomed

It's official. Tokyo and Buenos Aires based franchises are joining Super Rugby, extended to 18 teams from 2016.

Six rookies for Sevens squad

Coach Gordon Tietjens names six rookies in New Zealand Sevens squad for the 2014-15 season.

Willison gets sevens call-up

HGHS student impresses NZ women's sevens coach Sean Horan enough to gain selection to 16-strong training squad.

Scanlan ready for sevens post

NZ women's sevens squad named

Rookies added to NZ Sevens

Gordon Tietjens has named two rookies in his New Zealand squad for the Gold Coast Sevens this weekend.

England pray with Samoa

England and Samoa stand united at Twickenham in protest at political rugby turmoil in the Pacific nation.

England too strong for Samoa

England have warmed up for next weekend's clash against the Wallabies with a 28-9 victory over Samoa at Twickenham.

All Blacks not 'rattled'

Retallick wins player of the year

Wales cop flak for loss

Number 61 gets a going over in the British media as Wales’ winless run against the All Blacks stretches to 61 years.

Lessons learned on the job

Beauden Barrett offered a far from perfect performance at first five-eighth, but he did enough to book a ticket to the RWC.

Wales cop flak for loss

Number 61 gets a going over in the British media as Wales’ winless run against the All Blacks stretches to 61 years.

All Blacks not 'rattled'

Retallick wins player of the year

How the All Blacks rated

Toby Robson and Richard Knowler deliver their verdict on the men in black after their 34-16 win over Wales in Cardiff.

Scott sacked as coach

Chester Scott South Canterbury Heartland rugby coach Chester Scott has been sacked.

Everything went to plan

Taranaki became the NPC Premiership champions for the first time in 2014. Rugby writer Glenn McLean looks at their season.

Many contributors share credit

Halaholo reaches Super level

Stags ready to get physical

The building blocks for next year's Stags campaign will start being put in place from next month.

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Which All Black deserved man of the match in the Wales test?

Wyatt Crockett

Dane Coles

Owen Franks

Brodie Retallick

Sam Whitelock

Jerome Kaino

Richie McCaw

Kieran Read

Aaron Smith

Beauden Barrett

Julian Savea

Sonny Bill Williams

Conrad Smith

Charles Piutau

Ben Smith

Keven Mealamu

Joe Moody

Charlie Faumuina

Patrick Tuipulotu

Liam Messam

TJ Perenara

Colin Slade

Ryan Crotty

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