St Peter's: A class act video

The longest day is about testing the player's physical and mental endurance, and forcing them to work together to push ...

First XV is a commercial, essentially semi-professional competition rife with rumour and innuendo.

Kaino captains Toulouse to title

Jerome Kaino - pictured hoisting the World Cup in 2011 - has finally won a domestic honour after captaining Toulouse to ...

5 min ago  First domestic honour for veteran two-time Rugby World Cup winner.

Player of year: Savea just super

Ardie Savea has pointed the way forward for the Hurricanes in a virtuoso 2019 Super Rugby season.

There was only one player in the race when we sat down to nut out our top performer for 2019.

Cooper shocker in nightmare week video

Quade Cooper of the Rebels looks dejected after a defeat to the Chiefs dashed the Melbourne team's playoff hopes.

Wallabies pivot gifted two costly tries to the Chiefs, writes Paul Cully.

Canes' second stringers beat Blues

Hurricanes back Peter Umaga-Jensen celebrates with Danny Toala after scoring a try against the Blues on Saturday.

The Hurricanes put out a weakened team and trailed 24-5 at halftime, but still beat the hapless Blues.

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NZ romp into quarterfinals

New Zealand skipper Sarah Hirini said her side still had a few things to work on. (FILE PHOTO)

The world series leaders were untroubled in making the last eight.

Super Rugby finalists confirmed

Ben Smith's Highlanders career isn't over just yet.

There will be four Kiwi sides in the finals after the Bulls smashed the Lions to keep the Highlanders in a playoff spot.

The big three of St Peter's video

Naryan Strickland is the young man tasked with leading out the defending national champions, every week.

The three-headed monster leading the way at St Peter's College, home of the 1XV defending national champions.

Folau case bigger than World Cup

Israel Folau has appealed his sacking by Rugby Australia.

OPINION: Mob hysteria is the tone of the times but the legal system should be above that, writes Mark Reason.

How St Peter's changed my mind video

St Peter's College have 1300 students, the vast majority of whom would love to be in the 1XV.

OPINION: 1XV rugby seems like a lot of weight on teenagers' shoulders. But is it that different from other kids their age?

Pressured to miss World Cup

Samoa will be understrength at the Rugby World Cup.

Samoa and Tonga's chances of being competitive at the World Cup have suffered a blow.

Blues may lose SBW, Nonu

Blues midfielders Sonny Bill Williams, left, and Ma'a Nonu, centre, pose with family members after what could be their ...

Blues coach expects to lose a lot of experience in his midfield in the off-season.

Live: Brumbies v Reds

The Reds are looking to end their season on a high against the Brumbies.

The Brumbies face off against the Reds in Canberra, Australia.

Pocock set for early return

David Pocock is expected to play in the Rugby Championship after making a faster recovery from injury.

Star Wallabies flanker expected to feature in Rugby Championship.

Recap: Hurricanes v Blues

Sonny Bill Williams looks on as the Blues face the Hurricanes.

Blues' season ends in defeat after Hurricanes stage late comeback in Wellington.

opinion

What's going on at the Highlanders?

Jamie Booth of the Sunwolves spots a gap against the Stormers in Cape Town.

OPINION: The prospect of Ben Smith departing Super Rugby without appearing in the finals will anger Highlanders fans.

What went wrong for Baby Blacks?

OPINION: New Zealand couldn't even make the semifinals at the World Rugby under-20 championship. What went wrong?

Baby Blacks star in waiting

SBW needs Hansen's faith

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Cooper shocker in nightmare week

Wallabies pivot gifted two costly tries to the Chiefs, writes Paul Cully.

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NZ Rugby's grilling of Hansen video

All Blacks head coach Graham Henry (right), watches with Steve Hansen and Wayne Smith as the team celebrates the 8-7 win ...

How's this for a grilling? Steve Hansen spent 11 hours convincing NZ Rugby he was the right man for the job.

All Blacks knight has cancer

Sir Brian Lochore, with the Lochore Cup, trophy for the Heartland Championship.

One of the country's most revered rugby figures, Sir Brian Lochore, is to have treatment for bowel cancer.

Is Beaudy on the move?

Hurricanes first-five Beauden Barrett.

OPINION: Beauden Barrett to the Blues – is the ABs No 10 is seriously considering this?

Barrett decision after Super Rugby

Hurricanes first-five Beauden Barrett will wait until after the Super Rugby season to announce his future plans.

All Blacks first-five will wait until the Hurricanes' campaign is over before announcing where he is going next.

black ferns

Rugby journey the Alley way

Chelsea Alley says it's as competitive as it's ever been in the Black Ferns environment.

Glenn Moore's hard-working No 12 is relishing the chance to prove herself at the highest level in women's rugby.

Black Fern 'unstoppable' after bus crash

Stacey Waaka has overcome a bus crash to become a rugby world champion.

A badly gashed leg in a school bus accident has not stopped Stacey Waaka becoming a rugby world champion.

Black Ferns brace for challenge

Loose forward Les Elder takes over the captaincy of the Black Ferns for the 2019 season.

Coach Glenn Moore knows exactly what's coming for his world champions as they prepare for San Diego super series.

Elder new Black Ferns skipper

Openside flanker Les Elder succeeds  Fiao'o Faamausili as captain of the Black Ferns.

With a new leader and 10 uncapped players Glen Moore's latest national women's rugby squad has a freshness about it.

rugby world cup

Pressured to miss World Cup

Samoa will be understrength at the Rugby World Cup.

Samoa and Tonga's chances of being competitive at the World Cup have suffered a blow.

NZ Rugby's grilling of Hansen video

All Blacks head coach Graham Henry (right), watches with Steve Hansen and Wayne Smith as the team celebrates the 8-7 win ...

How's this for a grilling? Steve Hansen spent 11 hours convincing NZ Rugby he was the right man for the job.

Cheika speaks out on Folau

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika said something had to give in saga.

Wallabies coach goes public for the first time since rugby star's sacking.

Ardie: Fatherhood changed me

All Blacks and Hurricanes loose forward Ardie Savea has his own clothing line.

Ardie Savea talks about the man he has become, and the difference he is trying to make.

international

Pocock set for early return

David Pocock is expected to play in the Rugby Championship after making a faster recovery from injury.

Star Wallabies flanker expected to feature in Rugby Championship.

Cheika speaks out on Folau

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika said something had to give in saga.

Wallabies coach goes public for the first time since rugby star's sacking.

Wallabies chasing Kiwi NRL star

Queensland State of Origin star Kalyn Ponga is reportedly being sought by the Wallabies.

Queensland State of Origin fullback has previously said he wanted to be an All Black.

Wallabies lose their future

Samu Kerevi will be a massive loss for the Wallabies when he moves to Japan after the Rugby World Cup.

Samu Kerevi will leave a void in the Wallabies when he signs for Suntory in Japan.

super rugby

Blues may lose SBW, Nonu

Blues midfielders Sonny Bill Williams, left, and Ma'a Nonu, centre, pose with family members after what could be their ...

Blues coach expects to lose a lot of experience in his midfield in the off-season.

Live: Brumbies v Reds

The Reds are looking to end their season on a high against the Brumbies.

The Brumbies face off against the Reds in Canberra, Australia.

Recap: Hurricanes v Blues

Sonny Bill Williams looks on as the Blues face the Hurricanes.

Blues' season ends in defeat after Hurricanes stage late comeback in Wellington.

Play-by-play: Hurricanes v Blues

The Hurricanes' Ngani Laumape centre during the 2019 Super Rugby match between The Emirates Lions and The Hurricanes at ...

The Hurricanes v Blues, a play at a time in Wellington.

provincial

Five penalised for rugby match brawl

Five people have been sanctioned as a result of a brawl that followed the Tukapa and Spotswood United match at New ...

A Taranaki rugby club official and four players have been penalised for a post-match brawl.

WRU cut under-13 reps

The Wellington Rugby Union will follow other unions' lead and scrap their under-13 rep team.

Kids under the age of 13 will no longer play representative rugby in Wellington.

Super agent's special mission

Top rugby player agent Simon Porter says talent keeps getting pumped through the New Zealand system at an incredible rate.

New Zealand's most powerful player agency has changes its name, but not its game, says it's boss.

Nichol: We'll monitor Aussie review

Australia's rugby players want guidelines around expressing their faith in the wake of the Israel Folau saga.

As the Australian rugby players collective looks for clarity around religious beliefs, their Kiwi brothers watch with interest.

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Fiji champions, Kiwis runnerup

Jerry Tuwai and the Fiji sevens side notched the Paris Sevens title to clinch a fourth world series crown.

Fourth championship world sevens series title to Fijians as they cruise past New Zealand in French final.

Sevens star Kayla Ahki speaks out

Kayla McAlister on the run against the US.

'There was nothing in our contracts in terms of pregnancy. I wanted to sort it for other girls', sevens star says.

NZ Sevens revenge way into quarters

Scott Curry reached 50 tournaments for New Zealand's men's sevens team in Paris (FILE PHOTO).

Kiwis make the quarters in Paris after their controversial quarter-final loss in London last weekend.

France stun NZ in sevens

Regan Ware, left, and Andrew Knewstubb celebrate during New Zealand's win over Ireland.

Controversy as referee rules deliberate knock-down and penalty try to see NZ beaten in quarterfinal.

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