McCaw ruled out of Canes clash video

Richie McCaw tries to clear his head after being knocked out tackling the Blues' Lolagi Visinia on Saturday night.

3:14 PM  The Crusaders rule All Blacks captain out of Saturday's clash with the Hurricanes after a head knock against the Blues.

NZ sevens named for Glasgow

Teen sensation Reiko Ioane is in the best condition of his life after being off his game in Hong Kong and Tokyo.

4 min ago  Bruised and battered following a shocking defeat to Canada in Tokyo, NZ had some soul searching to do.

1st5R: New ace in Super deck video

Hurricanes playmaker Beauden Barrett is top of the 1st5R standings for the first time this season.

The cards have shuffled and Beauden Barrett has risen to the top of New Zealand's Super playmaking deck.

Ref Review: Super's best video

Referee Angus Gardner checks a tip tackle from Ian Prior of the Force during their match against the Chiefs in Hamilton.

OPINION: He takes stick from fans and repeatedly reaches for red cards - but this Aussie best in the Super business.

'I will always put my hand up'

Adam Ashley-Cooper runs out onto Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane last year for his 100th Wallabies test.

Wallabies veteran Adam Ashley-Cooper may be off to play in France, but he will always be on call for Australia.

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Super Rugby's burning questions: Is McCaw done?

Richie McCaw found the going tough against the Chiefs, but can he find form when it really counts?

OPINION: In our regular Friday segment, Stuff.co.nz's leading rugby scribes tackle the hot topics of the Super Rugby week.

Hansen has big calls to make on elder statesmen

OPINION: Can the All Blacks coach rely on Richie McCaw and Dan Carter at the end of the year?

Knowler: Blackadder is really feeling the heat now

Strang: Time to test Sopoaga in ABs jumper

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McCaw ruled out for Crusaders' clash with Canes video

Richie McCaw tries to clear his head after being knocked out tackling the Blues' Lolagi Visinia on Saturday night.

3:14 PM  The Crusaders rule All Blacks captain out of Saturday's clash with the Hurricanes after a head knock against Blues.

Ref Review - the best Super's got video

OPINION: He takes stick from fans and repeatedly reaches for red cards - but you can't go past this Aussie for best in the Super business.

Hurricanes playmaker Beauden Barrett is top of the 1st5R standings for the first time this season.

1st5R: New ace in New Zealand's Super deck video

The cards have shuffled and Beauden Barrett has risen to the top of New Zealand's Super Rugby playmaking deck.

sevens

NZ sevens named for final two rounds

Teen sensation Reiko Ioane is in the best condition of his life after being off his game in Hong Kong and Tokyo.

3 min ago  Bruised and battered following a shocking defeat to Canada in Tokyo, the NZ sevens team had some soul searching to do.

Bill Pulver dashes Bernard Foley's sevens dream

ARU boss Bill Pulver has scuppered Bernard Foley'sbid to represent Australia at next year's Olympic Games.

Hamilton Girls High School head to Japan on Sunday for the Sanix World Rugby Youth Tournament.

Hamilton Girls contest sevens world champs

Hamilton Girls High School head to Japan on Sunday to contest the Sanix World Rugby Youth Tournament, and hope to bring home a world title.

international

Ashley-Cooper: 'I will always put my hand up'

Adam Ashley-Cooper runs out onto Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane last year for his 100th Wallabies test.

Wallabies' undisputed king of consistency Adam Ashley-Cooper may be off to France, but he'll always be on call for Australia.

Pan-American Six Nations competition planned

American rugby unions to launch an annual championship based on the successful European model.

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has much to ponder for his team with the up-and-down fortunes of the New Zealand Super Rugby franchises in 2015.

Super report: Let's play Hansen

It's mid-season report time and the All Blacks coach has much to ponder on the good, the bad and the ugly of Super Rugby in RWC year.

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Super report: Let's play Hansen

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has much to ponder for his team with the up-and-down fortunes of the New Zealand Super Rugby franchises in 2015.

It's mid-season report time and the All Blacks coach has much to ponder on the good, the bad and the ugly of Super Rugby in RWC year.

All Black legend Kirwan backs selection policy

Blues coach says New Zealand doesn't need to follow Australia's lead just yet on its policy of picking only home-based All Blacks.

New Zealand Rugby chief executive Steve Tew.

No All Black eligibility changes on the horizon

Picking overseas based players would create far more problems than it solved, says Steve Tew.

provincial

Wellington Lions lose first-five Tiatia to BOP

Talented young first five-eighth Chase Tiatia has signed a two year deal with Bay of Plenty.

Wellington rugby has lost one of its most talented young players with Chase Tiatia leaving.

Film puts focus on rural rugby

Documentary about Kiwi rural rugby has it world premiere on Saturday.

Rugby Southland life member Donald Hay.

Rugby Southland announces $174k profit at AGM

Rugby Southland has announced an unaudited surplus of $174,523 for 2014.

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