Reason: How I hate the TMO video

Referee Jerome Garces rules out England's late try against the All Blacks after consulting the TMO.

12 min ago  OPINION: Referees used to set the on-field laws. Now they're toothless, thanks to the hopeless TV official.

Guildford: 'I was going crazy'

Zac Guildford ended up playing amateur rugby for Wairarapa Bush as he battled back from his struggles with depression.

1:33 PM  Former All Black wing Zac Guildford talks about the moment he hit rock bottom, and turned his life around.

Plenty on Plumtree's plate video

Ngani Laumape, right, made mincemeat of the Japan defence devised by his Hurricanes coach John Plumtree.

2:51 PM  Incoming Hurricanes head coach has been juggling his Super Rugby duties with working on Japan's defence.

Is this the end for SBW? video

Sonny Bill Williams lasted just a half-hour of the England test, only his fifth All Blacks outing of the year.

OPINION: As he battles Father Time and the youth movement, the All Blacks midfielder finds himself at a career crossroads.

ABs looked 'vulnerable' video

Chris Ashton scoring England's opening try in last weekend's Twickenham test.

Former All Blacks first-five believes England exposed NZ with their tactically superior performance at Twickenham.

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Joseph laughs off Jones jibe video

Joseph laughed off Jones' quip about Japan needing to find a temple to pray in.

Japan coach dismisses predecessor's warning about England's "ruthless" response after loss to All Blacks.

Wales angry at 'reckless' hit video

Halfpenny left the field with six minutes left.

Wales fuming that Wallabies centre has gone unpunished for late challenge that concussed Leigh Halfpenny.

Ireland wary of Barnes too video

English referee Wayne Barnes sends off Ireland No 8 Jamie Heaslip in the big loss to the All Blacks in New Plymouth in 2010.

English referee isn't loved in Ireland either where they have a shocking record under his whistle.

Coles: Shields down, now Aki video

All Blacks hooker Dane Coles locked eyes on England No 6 Brad Shields during the haka last weekend and the pair never ...

All Blacks hooker stared down Brad Shields in the haka, now he hopes it'll be Bundee Aki's turn.

Ireland lose star power video

Conor Murray's neck injury won't allow him to play for Ireland against the All Blacks.

Conor Murray and Robbie Henshaw won't play ABs, but Kiwi Bundee Aki expected to front in Dublin.

Spark 'very confident' for RWC

New Zealanders will be glued to their screens - and devices- as the All Blacks try to win their third straight World Cup ...

Telco's head of sport assures Kiwis there will be no Optus-style debacle.

Genia: Players feel fans pain video

Wallabies halfback Will Genia cuts a disconsolate figure after his side's 9-6 loss to Wales in Cardiff.

Wallabies halfback launches a passionate defence of struggling team copping it from every angle.

All or nothing in Dublin video

All Blacks captain Kieran Read lifts the Sir Edmund Hillary Shield after his side's 16-15 win over England in London.

OPINION: The All Blacks and Ireland will treat their clash in Dublin as if it's the World Cup final, writes Richard Knowler.

Joe Schmidt's All Blacks agony

Joe Schmidt is chasing a second victory over the All Blacks since he has taken charge of Ireland.

Ireland's Kiwi coach reveals he's still hurting inside from loss to the All Blacks in 2013.

Hansen open to Schmidt chat video

New Zealander Joe Schmidt has yet to decide whether he wants to continue coaching Ireland after the 2019 World Cup.

All Blacks coach ready for a beer and a chat should his Ireland counterpart be plotting a return to NZ.

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England's loss 'self-inflicted'

England players Henry Slade, George Ford and Mark Wilson show their disappointment after the 16-15 loss to the All ...

OPINION: Forget that 'try', former great Brian Moore has the real reasons England lost to the ABs.

Sky's the limit for rugby interviews video

OPINION: Sky interviewers need to pose the big questions, writes Tony Smith.

Impressive England offer hope video

NZR: 'We're not bullies' video

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Reason: How I hate the TMO

OPINION: The referees used to set on-field laws. Now they're toothless, thanks to the hopeless TV official.

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All or nothing in Dublin video

All Blacks captain Kieran Read lifts the Sir Edmund Hillary Shield after his side's 16-15 win over England in London.

OPINION: The All Blacks and Ireland will treat their clash in Dublin as if it's the World Cup final, writes Richard Knowler.

Joe Schmidt's All Blacks agony

Joe Schmidt is chasing a second victory over the All Blacks since he has taken charge of Ireland.

Ireland's Kiwi coach reveals he's still hurting inside from loss to the All Blacks in 2013.

Hansen open to Schmidt chat video

New Zealander Joe Schmidt has yet to decide whether he wants to continue coaching Ireland after the 2019 World Cup.

All Blacks coach ready for a beer and a chat should his Ireland counterpart be plotting a return to NZ.

England blew it: Woodward video

The halftime benching of Dylan Hartley, right, left Owen Farrell to captain England.

Big chance to beat the ABs blown with England's leadership left wanting with Hartley off, ex-top coach says.

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Ireland lose star power video

Conor Murray's neck injury won't allow him to play for Ireland against the All Blacks.

Conor Murray and Robbie Henshaw won't play ABs, but Kiwi Bundee Aki expected to front in Dublin.

Genia: Players feel fans pain video

Wallabies halfback Will Genia cuts a disconsolate figure after his side's 9-6 loss to Wales in Cardiff.

Wallabies halfback launches a passionate defence of struggling team copping it from every angle.

Joe Schmidt's All Blacks agony

Joe Schmidt is chasing a second victory over the All Blacks since he has taken charge of Ireland.

Ireland's Kiwi coach reveals he's still hurting inside from loss to the All Blacks in 2013.

Going home a death sentence

Welsh rugby star Taulupe Faletau, left, with his cousin Amanaki Taimi.

International rugby players are raising money to keep a 21-year-old Aucklander alive.

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South Canterbury rugby names its best

South Canterbury Rugby's Heartland player of the year, Loni Toumohuni.

Blockbusting forward named South Canterbury rugby's Heartland player of the year.

Matthews to step down

Barry Matthews, right, has decided not to seek a fifth year at the helm of the South Canterbury rugby team. (File photo)

South Canterbury Heartland coach Barry Matthews is stepping down.

Strawbridge new Waikato coach video

Andrew Strawbridge has been appointed the next coach of Waikato.

Chiefs assistant appointed coach for 2019 after Jono Gibbes led the Mooloos back to the Premiership.

Super Rugby's unluckiest player

Hurricanes and Hawke's Bay lock Geoff Cridge is one more knee injury away from hanging up his boots.

Serious injuries have restricted Geoff Cridge to just eight minutes of Super Rugby in four years.

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'Sevens Idol' attracts future stars video

Auckland schoolboy Niko Jones, right, is among those players selected for New Zealand Rugby's Ignite7s talent ...

From 500 applicants, NZ Rugby have 96 players to take part in sevens tournament and documentary.

Woodman stars in NZ win video

Portia Woodman scored two tries in the semifinal of the USA Sevens against Canada.

Kiwi sevens star Portia Woodman says their fifth-straight tournament win was simply about doing the basics.

NZ off and running at USA sevens

New Zealand's Portia Woodman streaks away from the China defence, during day one of the Glendale Sevens.

New Zealand to meet Ireland in their quarterfinal in Glendale, Colorado.

NZ youth win sevens gold video

Iritana Hohaia running clear to score for New Zealand during the tournament in Buenos AIires.

Black Ferns lead celebrations as next generation beats France for gold at the Youth Olympics.

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Chiefs-Crusaders in Fiji again

The Chiefs and Crusaders will play one another in Fiji for a third time next year.

Chiefs and Crusaders to clash in Suva for a third time in 2019.

Canes' stars set to say cheese video

Beauden Barrett should be available for selfies during the Hurricanes' preseason games in Mangatainoka and Levin.

The Hurricanes' All Blacks are unlikely to play any preseason rugby, but they are available for selfies.

Hurricanes return to Mangatainoka

Beauden Barrett runs into the Chiefs' defence in the 2013 match at Mangatainoka.

After a break of six years, the Hurricanes are to return to Mangatainoka to take on the Blues.

Highlanders lose coach to Sunwolves

Cory Brown has left the Highlanders continue his coaching career in Japan.

Highlanders CEO Roger Clark concedes New Zealand rugby is in a battle in a "global market".

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NZ bids for World Cup hosting video

New Zealand and Australia are locked in a fight to see who will host the 2021 women's Rugby World Cup.

Eden Park's 'symbolic power' could help New Zealand's bid.

Black Ferns scrap to win video

First five-eighth Ruahei Demant and the Black Ferns eventually had reason to smile against France in Toulon.

After a 0-0 halftime scoreline, New Zealand put on two second-half tries to beat France.

Recap: Black Ferns v France

Black Fern Renee Wickliffe.

Late kickoff time for NZ as they play their first 9pm test, against France in Toulon.

Black Ferns sacrifices rewarded

Black Ferns coach Glenn Moore says all the talk is about pride in the black jersey

Black Ferns coach Glenn Moore talks more games for his team, ahead of French test.

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NZ bids for World Cup hosting video

New Zealand and Australia are locked in a fight to see who will host the 2021 women's Rugby World Cup.

Eden Park's 'symbolic power' could help New Zealand's bid.

ABs potentially 'vulnerable' video

All Blacks captain Kieran Read is set to return against the Springboks in Pretoria.

A second Boks win would mean ABs lose psychological edge for RWC, British commentator says.

WAGS dilemma for Eddie

Eddie Jones, the England head coach, has not decided whether players' wives and girlfriends will be invited to the RWC ...

England coach Eddie Jones is contemplating whether to allow players' wives and partners at the Rugby World Cup in Japan.

What it costs for RWC video

Being an All Blacks fan at RWC 2019 in japan is going to come at a premium.

If you're an All Blacks fan heading to Japan next year, attending matches will come at a high price.

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