All Blacks

Decisions soon for Whitelock

Sam Whitelock, pictured at training in Christchurch on Thursday, has been appointed as the Crusaders captain ahead of ...

The 28-year-old is off contract after the Lions tour New Zealand.

SBW makes 'Muslim 500'

Sonny Bill Williams is recovering from an Achilles injury from the Rio Olympics as he looks to debut for the Blues in ...

Multi-talented Kiwi sportsman in heavyweight company as he's listed among the world's most influential Muslims.

How Canberra raids NZ rugby

Nehe Milner-Skudder, who was lured to the Canterbury Bulldogs before making a successful return to rugby.

Peter Mulholland is the ultimate Canberra Raider. Trouble is, he raids New Zealand.

Boring truth about Hansen, Lam

Steve Hansen isn't afraid to trade verbal blows but he has become more circumspect since taking over the All Blacks.

OPINION: The north may regard Kiwis and the All Blacks as lacking in respect, but the reality is different.

Kieran Read talks gardening video

Andy Ellis, left, has interviewed his former Crusdaders and All Blacks team-mate Kieran Read on Seven Sharp.

All Blacks skipper shows off his ride-on mower on team-mate's current affairs show.

Welcome to the jungle, Lions

Lions coach Warren Gatland has expressed a desire for some tough lead-in games - and he'll certainly get his wish now.

OPINION: News that the ABs will be available for Blues, Crusaders makes the tourists' life even harder.

ABs let off leash for Lions

All Blacks captain Kieran Read and his counterparts will turn out for the Crusaders against the touring Lions.

Lions face a torrid start to NZ tour with top All Blacks to be released as the Crusaders and Blues soften them up.

Read in for the long haul

All Blacks skipper Kieran Read is in a good place after off-season wrist surgery has afforded him an extended lead-in to ...

The All Blacks captain has reaffirmed his commitment and desire to continue to lead the No 1 rugby side on the planet.

Smith a happy Highlander

Highlanders and All Blacks halfback Aaron Smith has plenty to ponder ahead of an important 2017 season.

Southern franchise expect their embattled halfback to revive his fortunes in Super Rugby.

Love for Sione Lauaki video

Sione Lauaki's wife Stephanie stands by the former All Black's casket at his funeral in West Auckland.

Mischievous, hard-hitting All Black with a big heart and "wee child-like giggle" mourned in Auckland.

Resurgent Crotty eyes Lions series

Ryan Crotty, pictured celebrating with a fan after the All Blacks played the Springboks in Christchurch last year, ...

Can Sonny Bill Williams knock Ryan Crotty out of his All Blacks possie for the Lions series?

SBW's South African friends

Sonny Bill Williams has caught up with a trio of South African cricketers in the country to face the Black Caps.

Proteas spinner says SBW is "wonderful human being" after reconnecting with ABs star.

Ex-Kiwi? No way, says Pat Lam

Former Blues and soon-to-be Bristol coach Pat Lam says he is, and remains, a proud New Zealander.

The former Blues coach has taken exception to being called an 'ex-New Zealander' by the All Blacks coach.

Bristol eye ABs duo - but Crotty mystified

TJ Perenara are Ryan Crotty are reportedly new targets for Bristol.

Pat Lam is reportedly hoping to lure Ryan Crotty and TJ Perenara to England.

Luatua opens up on move

Steven Luatua has opened up on why he is moving to English club Bristol next season.

Steven Luatua opens up on why he values providing for his extended family over staying with the Blues and All Blacks.

Hansen laments Luatua loss

Steven Luatua runs in for a try in his last test match for the All Blacks against Italy in Rome last November.

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen is frustrated he didn't get to discuss Steven Luatua's future plans with him.

Luatua leaves too soon video

A recall to the All Blacks last year wasn't enough to keep Steven Luatua in NZ beyond this season.

All Blacks and Blues flanker promised so much early on and will leave without fulfilled that potential.

Read going Lion hunting

Kieran Read made it clear at the Super Rugby season launch he's already anticipating the series against the British and ...

All Blacks skipper indicates he is keen for an early look at the touring Lions for the Crusaders.

Hansen's generous offer to Dagg video

Israel Dagg was the All Blacks' top try scorer in 2016, scoring 10 tries in 12 tests. He has re-signed with NZ Rugby ...

Steve Hansen pulled out all the stops to keep Israel Dagg in NZ - even offering to babysit.

NZR's expanding war chest

Ben Smith (left) and Israel Dagg have both re-signed new deals with NZ Rugby. Smith agreed terms to 2020, while Dagg ...

OPINION: Of the players staying until 2019, Dagg has arguably taken the biggest risk.

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