Jeremy Thrush the unlucky one as national selectors gamble on just three locks for World Cup.
Dan Carter's emphatic Eden Park statement dealt the final blow to Lima Sopoaga's World Cup hopes.
Nehe Milner-Skudder was in a state of shock as he received word of his inclusion in the All Blacks' World Cup squad.
All Blacks coach's men won't be defending their World Cup title, they'll be going north to win it back.
The Waisake Naholo storyline seems too crazy to be true.
Politicians are scarce in Parliament on a Sunday, but this was no ordinary Sunday.
Daniel Halangahu penalty helps North Harbour steal a dramatic 26-25 NPC win over Southland.
Former AB Joe Stanley's nephew becomes first English rugby union professional to come out as gay.
OPINION: Lima Sopoaga's non-selection in the All Blacks World Cup squad is hard to fathom.
Social media lights up after the All Blacks' World Cup squad in unveiled in Wellington.
Auckland coach feels for unlucky Piutau after the in-form wing misses out on World Cup selection.
Crusaders fullback tweets his disappointment after missing chance for second shot at RWC winner's medal.
Auckland utility must be questioning what more he could have done to make the All Blacks World Cup squad.
Steve Hansen names his 31-man All Blacks squad for the Rugby World Cup.
Visitors put their exciting backline to good use in Tauranga to take out 43-10 NPC win.
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.
D-Day has arrived for possibly the most eagerly awaited All Blacks squad naming in history.
Encouraging signs weren't hard to find at Westpac Stadium, on Saturday night.
Taranaki's NPC title defence appears to have drowned on a sodden Yarrow Stadium.
All Blacks great reveals his major ambition is to live long enough to see his two sons turn 21.
Israel Dagg and Cory Jane could be the All Blacks' biggest World Cup selection casualties.
Winger Waisake Naholo talents thought to have swayed national selectors for All Blacks World Cup spot.
All Blacks wing Waisake Naholo could be set for a remarkable comeback with a spot in the RWC squad.
Israel Dagg only wants his wife around him when he receives the most important phone call of his career.
Wales hung on to beat Ireland 16-10 in an intense Rugby World Cup warm-up match in Dublin.
Scotland ran in six tries to overwhelm Italy 48-7 in a one-sided World Cup warm-up game at Murrayfield.
Wellington remain unbeaten in the national provincial championship after seeing off Northland 29-0.
Homecoming of Beauden Barrett was not enough to help Taranaki to first win of NPC season.
Coasters celebrate jubilee in style with upset win over Heartland neighbours.
NZ prop Charlie Faumuina proves he’s fit enough to go to World Cup in hit out for Auckland.