Crusaders won't react: Robertson

No 8 Whetu Douglas returns to the Crusaders' starting XV for their Super Rugby match against the Waratahs in Sydney on ...

The Crusaders know the Waratahs got under their skin in 2015. They are determined to not let it happen again.

Sevens scheduling rules Dunedin out

Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium is out of contention to host next year's Sevens due to scheduling issues.

With the students out of town, Dunedin won't be chasing sevens hosting rights.

NZ Rugby shops for Sevens cities gallery

Poor ticket sales left vast sections of Westpac Stadium empty during January's tournament - a far cry from the ...

Handful of potential hosts in the running to snare tournament from capital after dismal ticket sales.

McKenzie's move brings Chiefs changes

Damian McKenzie will make the switch from fullback to first-five for the Chiefs when they meet the Rebels in Melbourne ...

The Super Rugby table-toppers have shuffled their backline for the trip to Melbourne.

ABs speedsters drop like flies

An injured Israel Dagg (right) sits on the bench alongside injured teammates Pete Samu (left) and Seta Tamanivalu during ...

Five backs likely to join Ben Smith on the sidelines for an extended time - all with leg complaints.

Sevens 'hung out to dry'

Westpac Stadium chief executive Shane Harmon at this year's Wellington Sevens.

Stadium boss says event was used as "poster child" for stricter alcohol laws.

Sevens D-day may be close

Attendance figures will be heavily scrutinised as the Wellington Sevens is reviewed.

Wellington could know within a month whether it will remain as NZ's host city.

Plea for women to save sevens video

The Black Ferns Sevens defeated Australia in the first round of the World Rugby Women's Sevens Series in Dubai last month.

Former star Karl Te Nana reckons a women's tournament would bring fans back.

No Cooper for Tens

Quade Cooper is fighting on the undercard of Anthony Mundine and Danny Green's long-awaited rematch at Adelaide Oval.

The Queensland Reds named four current Wallabies in their team for the Brisbane Global Tens.

'I feel like I failed Losi' video

An independent review into Wellington Rugby's handling of the Losi Filipo saga has made six recommendations.

Tearful Wellington Rugby boss faces questions over handling of Losi Filipo case.

Read undergoes wrist surgery

Kieran Read has had surgery on the wrist on his right hand and is planning to return to the Sam Whitelock-captained ...

All Blacks captain plans to make his onfield return just two months before the Lions tour of NZ begins.

Whitelock won't 'waste words' video

'It's a challenge I am looking forward to' – Sam Whitelock on being named 2017 Crusaders captain

New Crusaders captain embraces extra responsibility saying he'll lead with actions, not words.

Boxing eases pain for Drummond video

Mitchell Drummond wants to give the Crusaders halfback role his best shot after recovering from a serious leg injury.

Injured Canterbury and Crusaders halfback hits out to ease frustrations.

Kiwi contenders to rescue Springboks

Local knowledge: Hurricanes assistant coach John Plumtree has an extensive knowledge of rugby in South Africa as a ...

If SA Rugby issued as SOS to NZ rugby coaches, which Kiwi could salvage the Springboks?

Wallabies flanker Dean Mumm sidesteps ban

Dean Mumm has been cleared to play the Wallabies season-ending clash with England on Sunday [NZ time] at Twickenham.

Yellow card sufficient punishment for Wallabies flanker Dean Mumm

Woodman set for Black Ferns debut

Counties Manukau's Sharnita Woodman is in line to make her Black Ferns debut.

The Counties Manukau flanker has been named on the bench for Thursday's match against world No 2 Canada.

Board search for Filipo review leader

Losi Filipo, right, had his contract with the Wellington Lions terminated after he assaulted four people in central ...

Wellington Rugby hopes to appoint "independent person" by end of the month.

NZ Rugby to tackle 'cultural change'

New Zealand Rugby chief executive Steve Tew, whose handling of the Losi Filipo case prompted calls for him to step down.

Union lays groundwork for addressing rugby's treatment of women, after string of scandals.

Would North-South best test All Blacks?

All Blacks skipper Kieran Read would captain the North Island in our NZ Rugby State of Origin match.

Opinion: Would a North-South game represent the All Blacks' toughest 'test' of the year?

Riach to focus on Crusaders

Singular approach: Hamish Riach will concentrate on the Crusaders when a chief executive officer is appointed for the ...

Canterbury finally follow lead of other NZ Super Rugby bases and appoint separate CEOs.

Filipo Facebook posts pulled

Posts about the Losi Filipo case have been removed by administrators of Porirua's community Facebook page.

The 'negative nature' of posts on Porirua's community Facebook page prompts censorship.

Nathan Earle prolongs NZ rugby study

Hong Kong-born England age-group and Saracens wing Nathan Earle has boosted the Canterbury backline in this season's ...

Jet-setting wing enjoys extended exposure to New Zealand rugby with Canterbury

Wallabies send Naivalu SOS

New Wallabies squad member Sefa Naivalu in action for the Rebels against the Crusaders earlier this year.

Fijian-born winger who became eligible for Wallabies on Monday is selected on Thursday.

Good times for Goodhue

Crusaders debutant in waiting Jack Goodhue.

Crusaders re-sign talented midfield back Jack Goodhue through to 2019.

All Blacks their own harshest critics video

Senior All Blacks Jerome Kaino and Sam Whitelock discuss preparations for Saturday's Rugby Championship test with the ...

Ongoing review process underway after Pumas expose chinks in All Black armour.

All Blacks wary of Boks video

Jerome Kaino tackles Pumas No 8 Facundo Isa during the Rugby Championship match between the All Blacks and Argentina in ...

All Blacks elder statesmen underscore respect for Springboks despite their opponent's shaky form.

Thomas gains national recognition

Southland Boys' High School hooker Flynn Thomas playing against Kings High School from Dunedin.

Southland Boys' High School rugby captain Flynn Thomas has gained national recognition again.

Todd back to boost champions

Canterbury and Crusaders flanker Matt Todd returns to provincial duty after being involved in the All Blacks ...

Matt Todd and Tom Sanders return to strengthen Canterbury loose trio

Moala out of test

George Moala has a knee injury and is out of the Bledisloe Cup test in Sydney.

The All Blacks have lost George Moala for Saturday's Bledisloe Cup test in Sydney.

Highlanders' future bright: Joseph

Jamie Joseph heads for Japan confident the Highlanders will continue to be a force in Super Rugby.

Jamie Joseph believes he leaves the Highlanders in solid shape as Japan beckons

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