Canty's Cocksedge stars in FPC final video

Kendra Cocksedge scores one of her two tries in the Farah Palmer Cup final.

3:28 PM  Kendra Cocksedge scores 27 points as Canterbury hammer Counties Manukau in final.

Live: Waikato v Northland

Waikato will be hurting in the semifinals after their last round loss of the Ranfurly Shield to Otago.

Hot off their loss of the Shield, the Mooloos host the Taniwha in their Mitre 10 Cup semifinal.

German teen chases ABs dream

New Zealand Schools rugby representative Anton Segner said he hoped his example would encourage other young Germans to ...

He may be from the other side of the world, but Anton Segner is right at home in a black jersey.

NZ Rugby's Japan plan? video

The NZ Rugby board took the highly unusual step of bending its own eligibility rules to allow openside flanker Matt ...

In an unusual move the NZ Rugby board had to end its own eligibility rules to allow Matt Todd to join the ABs.

Hansen has too much power video

Steve Hansen, left, has picked Kieran Read and 50 other All Blacks for their northern tour parties.

OPINION: Steve Hansen may be the greatest ABs coach but picking 51 players is a big mistake, writes Mark Watson.

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Waikato closer to promotion video

Sevu Reece celebrating his first try after returning for Waikato following last week's suspension.

Mooloos can bounce straight back after Sevu Reece scores four tries in semi-final win against Northland.

Play-by-play: Auckland v Wellington

Wellington's Matt Proctor.

The second Mitre 10 Cup Premiership semifinal a play-at-a-time in Auckland.

Live: Auckland v Wellington

Auckland's TJ Faiane.

Top of the table Auckland host Wellington in the second semifinal of the Mitre 10 Cup Premiership.

NZ Rugby's huge wage bill video

All Blacks players selected for the northern tour of Japan, England, Ireland and Italy will receive $7500 for each week ...

Nearly $1.8 million of assembly fees to be paid to players touring for NZ in Europe and America.

Recap: Farah Palmer Cup final

Canterbury halfback Kendra Cocksedge has been pivotal to the side's road to the FPC final.

Canterbury hammer Counties Manukau in Farah Palmer Cup final.

All Blacks doco sets high bar

All or Nothing, Amazon Prime's six-part documentary series, uses big-budget, long-form storytelling to take us right ...

The documentary that teaches non-rugby-versed viewers the haka is gorgeous glossy small-screen entertainment.

Steve Larkham retains job

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika, left, has been successful in his bid to keep his assistant coaches, including Stephen ...

Steve Larkham and Nathan Grey survive the axe, get World Cup backing from Rugby Australia.

Recap: Tasman v Canterbury

Canterbury back George Bridge carries the ball into contact in the Mitre 10 Cup semifinal against Tasman.

Canterbury too strong in the final quarter as they power into the Mitre 10 Cup Premiership final.

Play-by-play: Tasman v Canterbury

Canterbury lock Luke Romano.

Full scoreboard and play-by-play from the Mitre 10 Cup Premiership semifinal in Nelson.

World Cup on All Blacks' minds video

Steve Hansen says the All Blacks have to pull down the right balloon at the right time.

The All Blacks are on their way to Japan. Next time they do that, it'll be for the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

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Rugby, NFL aren't 'going soft' video

The NFL has changed its rules to protect the likes of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady.

OPINION: Both sports are trying to protect their athletes - and what's wrong with that?

Ireland can trouble All Blacks

OPINION: England may be the bigger test, but Ireland are the bigger threat, writes Paul Cully.

ABs need a reboot for tour video

Wrath of armchair fans

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Waikato closer to promotion

Mooloos can bounce straight back after Sevu Reece scores four tries in semi-final win against Northland.

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World Cup on All Blacks' minds video

Steve Hansen says the All Blacks have to pull down the right balloon at the right time.

The All Blacks are on their way to Japan. Next time they do that, it'll be for the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

Weber gunning for RWC video

Brad Weber called All Blacks assistant coach Ian Foster to discuss his omission from the wider All Blacks squad.

Halfback still positive after calling ABs assistant coach to "pick his brains" following tour squad omission.

Wallabies name three rookies

Samu Kerevi will add some power to the Wallabies' midfield.

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has named three uncapped players in his 31-man squad.

Lomax's surprise selection video

Tasman prop Tyrel Lomax, pictured playing against Auckland at Eden Park last month.

New All Black: 'It's a different sport to what my family would probably like, they're pretty into their league, but they're really happy.'

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Steve Larkham retains job

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika, left, has been successful in his bid to keep his assistant coaches, including Stephen ...

Steve Larkham and Nathan Grey survive the axe, get World Cup backing from Rugby Australia.

Pivac delays Thomson's Scotland debut

New Zealander Blade Thomson won't be released by his Welsh club to play Scotland in Cardiff on November 3 (file photo).

Scotland coach says 'it would nice of Wayne Pivac' to release Kiwi forward, 'but it's not going to happen'.

Why Warburton never sought McCaw's jersey

Sam Warburton tackles Richie McCaw in 2014 - with a little help from his Welsh friends - but he never asked for his jersey.

One Welsh flanker wouldn't ask All Blacks great to swap jumpers - but another practically begged him.

Vidiri to promote rugby health in Fiji

Joeli Vidiri, pictured scoring for the Blues in 1997, will promote a health message to young rugby players in Fiji.

Former Fiji and NZ wing says it 'will be good to give back to my country'.

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Recap: Tasman v Canterbury

Canterbury back George Bridge carries the ball into contact in the Mitre 10 Cup semifinal against Tasman.

Canterbury too strong in the final quarter as they power into the Mitre 10 Cup Premiership final.

Play-by-play: Tasman v Canterbury

Canterbury lock Luke Romano.

Full scoreboard and play-by-play from the Mitre 10 Cup Premiership semifinal in Nelson.

A win away from rugby final

South Canterbury coach Barry Matthews is wary of an inform King Country side they have not faced this season.

South Canterbury face a tough challenge from King Country in their Meads Cup semifinal.

Rayasi's rugby revival show

Salesi Rayasi has proven a handful for opposing defences in the Mirre 10 Cup with Auckland.

Star Auckland wing was nearly lost to basketball, but has found his love of footy again in his new home.

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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.

Tourist cleared of coward punch video

Sam Oliver told reporters 'nothing good happens after 2 o'clock' after he was cleared of king-hitting former Australian ...

"Nothing good happens after 2 o'clock," accused says after not guilty verdict over attack on Australia's sevens captain.

Coward punch vertigo lasting

Former Australian sevens captain James Stannard says he still suffers vertigo after an altercation outside a Sydney hotel.

Australian sevens star who was punched in the head still suffering ill-effects as court trial begins.

Not just girls Woodman's inspiring video

Portia Woodman says it's not only young girls who she has been able to inspire in rugby.

Black Ferns Sevens star Portia Woodman is now getting young boys saying they want to be like her.

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Olmstead having super time

Evan Olmstead is hoping to follow fellow Canadian Tyler Ardron into a Super Rugby gig.

Big Canadian hoping to play his way into a Blues contract on the back of a standout campaign with Auckland.

Crusaders CEO has big plans

Colin Mansbridge is the new CEO of the Crusaders.

New Cruaders CEO Colin Mansbridge says: "In my personal opinion, this business is a Man U business.''

World League ruins Fiji's dream

Fijian rugby star Nemani Nadolo plied his trade for the Crusaders with his homeland not part of Super Rugby.

Rugby powerbrokers' switch in focus and an increased price add up to zero chance for Fiji in Super Rugby.

Crusaders appoint new CEO

The Crusaders will have a new CEO in Colin Mansbridge from December.

New Crusaders CEO Colin Mansbridge played for Otago in 1983.

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NZ Māori welcome Ioane video

Akira Ioane has been named in New Zealand Maori's squad following his demotion from the All Blacks.

Auckland loosie's availability for America tour came as a surprise to NZ Māori coach Clayton McMillan.

Women's sport is full of Kate Sheppards

New Zealand's Erin Baker and her baby after her win at the NZ Ironman.

OPINION: Sportswomen have also had long walk to freedom.

Milestones on and off the field

Emma Jensen played 49 tests for the Black Ferns over 14 years. This included three successful world cups in the black jersey.

Farah Palmer Cup's most capped player Emma Jensen looks back on her career.

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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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