The Waisake Naholo storyline seems too crazy to be true.
All Blacks coach's men won't be defending their Rugby World Cup title, they'll be going north to win it back.
Jeremy Thrush the unlucky one as national selectors gamble on just three locks for Rugby World Cup defence.
Even after two stunning tests, Nehe Milner-Skudder was in a state of shock about inclusion in All Blacks' 31-man squad.
Dan Carter's emphatic Eden Park statement dealt the final blow to Lima Sopoaga's Rugby World Cup hopes.
OPINION: Lima Sopoaga's non-selection in the All Blacks World Cup squad is hard to fathom.
OPINION: But at least the 2003 champs are likely to be competitive, which is more than we can say for sure about France.
As a number of Hurricanes prepare for World Cup duty, the Wellington franchise is on the hunt for a sponsor.
Crusaders going global in their search for a new off-field supremo to oversee Super Rugby franchise squad.
Craig Joubert switches focus from 15s to sevens with a dream of officiating at next year's Olympics.
SBW aside, it wasn't quite the star studded announcement NZ sevens coach Gordon Tietjens envisaged 18 months ago.
Former AB Joe Stanley's nephew becomes first English rugby union professional to come out as gay.
Scotland ran in six tries to overwhelm Italy 48-7 in a one-sided World Cup warm-up game at Murrayfield.
Liam Messam cradled his newborn son in one arm when he got the call to the World Cup.
Dan Carter's emphatic Eden Park statement dealt the final blow to Lima Sopoaga's World Cup hopes.
Daniel Halangahu penalty helps North Harbour steal a dramatic 26-25 NPC win over Southland.
Wairarapa Bush hosted a first-class rugby match on an artificial turf for the first time on Saturday night in Masterton, losing 18-16 to North Otago.