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Hansen: We respect Aussies

Steve Hansen says the All Blacks respect the heck out of the Wallabies after the tough tussle they gave them before ...

After Michael Cheika's blast, Steve Hansen added a voice of reason to the post-record breaking test press conference.

Resilience and brilliance

Julian Savea celebrates his try-scoring feats against the Wallabies at Eden Park.

OPINION: This was the All Blacks showing they can win with a stagger as well as a swagger.

Cheika lets rip at All Blacks

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika teed off at the post-match press conference after losing to the All Blacks.

Wallabies coach has a crack at officials, media and the All Blacks as trans-Tasman relations hit all time low.

All Blacks make history video

All Blacks centre Anton Lienert-Brown scores in his side's big win over the Wallabies at Eden Park.

Scoreline deceiving as All Blacks overcome Wallabies 37-10 to notch world record number of wins at Eden Park.

All Blacks player ratings

Julian Savea with a carry.

Matt Todd and Julian Savea led the way for the All Blacks as they set a new world record for consecutive test wins.

ABs best of past 50 years

Israel Dagg breaks Henry Speight's tackle on his way to score the All Blacks' first try.

OPINION: Record holders for successive test wins confirms current team as best of the last 50 years.

Black Ferns smash Wallaroos

Black Ferns prop Toka Natua on the charge in her side's big win over the Wallaroos at Eden Park.

In the first meeting for two years, Black Ferns ran rampant over Wallaroos to record

Buller upsets South Canterbury

Buller's  Penijamini Nabainivalu celebrates scoring a try with teammate Daniel Hytongue.

Defending champions Wanganui will take on the country's smallest union, Buller, in the final.

Oldest All Black passes away

Wally Argus pictured in 2012. The former All Black died on Saturday aged 95.

Wally Argus, who was the oldest living All Black, has passed away aged 95.

Big Lions bet goes horribly wrong

Wellington's Reggie Goodes shows his disappointment following the semifinal defeat to North Harbour.

Unlucky punter loses $94,000 bet on Wellington to beat Harbour.

Harbour to meet Otago

North Harbour's Tevita Li celebrates his try with team mates Michael Little and Sione Mafileo.

North Harbour edge Wellington to claim place in Championship final.

ABs love their midfield marvels

Anton Lienert-Brown has made every post a winner for the All Blacks this season.

Ryan Crotty and Anton Lienert-Brown have morphed into an unlikely answer to the All Blacks issues at 12 and 13.

All Blacks not model for much

All Blacks can tell you what underwear to buy but are not so great with lessons for business or life.

OPINION: The All Blacks don't have much to teach business and ordinary folks.

Wallabies dare to dream

Australia also have history to make - depending on how much they want it.

History is on the line - can the Aussies create one of the biggest boilovers in Test match history?

NZR fail to see social sensitivity video

A Fairfax Media request to interview Steve Tew was declined.

OPINION: As much as NZ Rugby wants to spin the fallout from months of controversy, the times, they are a changin'.

Why the ABs break the record video

Everything points to Kieran Read and the All Blacks racking up test win No 18 in a row on Eden Park tonight.

OPINION: Marc Hinton looks at the five reasons why history will be made in Bledisloe III on Eden Park tonight.

ABs primed for shot at history

Kieran Read's All Blacks are chasing history against the Wallabies at Eden Park tonight.

Don't expect the All Blacks to blow the chance to etch their names in the history book against the Wallabies at Eden Park tonight.

Punter riding ABs for windfall

One Kiwi punter is ready to cash in on the All Blacks.

Five All Blacks victories, including one in tonight's Bledisloe Cup, stand between one Kiwi and $50,000.

Kiwi coaches in Baltic battle

Aucklander Ray Dickson may live in Finland and coach the Estonia rugby team, but he's still a Blues man at heart.

Warren Gatland (Wales) and Jamie Joseph (Japan) are Kiwi coaches in charge of foreign nations. Add Estonia and Finland to the list.

Shark attack vs bullfight

The Makos will  be hoping for more action like this Kieron Fonotia try against Taranaki in a narrow Tasman win earlier ...

Ahead of the Makos/ Bulls national semi-final rugby showdown a proud Tasman fan and a one-eyed Taranaki lad give their views on the outcome.

Is rugby rotten? video

CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND - SEPTEMBER 15: A Rugby Ball is seen on the pitch during a New Zealand All Blacks training ...

Rugby has had a torrid year off the field. Is there a deeper problem with the institution?

Scandals can't harm NZ rugby

All Blacks' halfback Aaron Smith's teary media address after his bathroom romp in a Christchurch Airport has been seen ...

Aussie writer and former Wallaby laughs off the idea that any lasting harm has been done to NZ rugby.

ABs are role models - period video

New Zealand Rugby chief executive Steve Tew fronted a press conference to announce the findings of a review into the ...

Has sex, violence and misogyny turned New Zealanders off rugby? You tell us.

Where are the women on boards?

Liz Dawson is on the board of New Zealand cricket, the Hurricanes and the New Zealand Olympic Committee.

NZ Rugby and three Super Rugby franchises are the only major NZ sports organisations without women on the board.

NZ Rugby ups and downs

Chiefs coach and CEO, Dave Rennie (left) and Andrew Flexman (right), join NZ Rugby boss Steve Tew in releasing its ...

Here's a timeline of the ups and downs of New Zealand Rugby since the All Blacks beat Wales in June.

Otago beat BOP for final spot

Craig Millar of Otago tries to break the tackle of Jesse Parete of Bay of Plenty.

Otago hold off Bay of Plenty to progress to the national provincial championship final.

Meads: Why old men are tough

Former All Black Sir Colin Meads says his generation descended from war heroes who were stoic, and so many men aspired ...

Sir Colin Meads says there's still a place in NZ for stoic men who "get on with it".

Read goes on the record

All Blacks skipper Kieran Read thinks he knows what's coming from the Wallabies.

All Blacks skipper says they have to expect the best from a Wallabies outfit who will fancy themselves as streak-busters.

Naholo's name echoes around

Waisake Naholo was back at Taranaki training on Friday ahead of their semifinal clash with Tasman.

"I'm always keen to pull on the amber and black."

South Canty favoured in semi

South Canterbury halfback Nick Annear is back in form.

South Canterbury should sneak past Buller on Saturday to make the Meads Cup final.

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