Lions tour

Hansen: Gatland 'a bit desperate' video

Coach Steve Hansen rejected accusations his players tried to injure Lions halfback Conor Murray.

Lions coach says ABs "diving blindly" at Conor Murray risked his career, Hansen disagrees.

Hurricanes vow to be physical video

Forwards coach John Plumtree likes what he sees, during the Hurricanes' Captain's Run.

It's up to the Hurricanes' pack to stand up and beat their Lions opposites.

No lineout fears for Riccitelli

Hurricanes hooker Ricky Riccitelli has a huge lineout job to do against the Lions on Tuesday.

The Hurricanes are confident their lineout will function well against the Lions.

Concussion worry for Ben Smith

All Blacks vice captain Ben Smith leaves Eden Park for a concussion test during the first half of Saturday's test match ...

Frequency of All Black star's head knocks "concerning" and retirement might be best, expert says.

Itoje, Warburton may start

Sam Warburton (L) could be brought into the Lions starting lineup to beef up the breakdown after the first test loss to ...

Warren Gatland has indicated he will make changes to a forward pack who were "bullied" by the All Blacks.

Lions can win - Davies video

Jonathan Davies says the second test against the All Blacks is 'do or die' for the Lions.

Lions midfielder says they can beat the All Blacks, with a "do or die" effort in Wellington.

Lions fans 'too quiet'

A Lion fans looks dejected during first test loss to the All Blacks.

Former Lion says touring fans were "like Victorian children - seen and not heard" at Eden Park.

No regrets for Dan Carter

Dan Carter on his way to his 33-point haul against the Lions in the second test in 2005. But he has no regrets he's not ...

Retired All Black great Dan Carter is quite happy to be watching the Lions from the stands, not playing against them.

Pressure ramps up on Lions video

Lions coach Warren Gatland may need to majorly mix things up to snag a win in the second test.

OPINION: Injuries will force the All Blacks to change their team, but it's the Lions who must overhaul their game-plan.

Barrett makes right moves video

All Black Beauden Barrett takes a moment to catch his breath in an intense opening test against the British and Irish Lions.

An early shift to fullback didn't deter the world's best rugby player against the Lions.

How the All Blacks won video

Despite the loss, the Lions still put up great defence at times.

It was a ripper of a weekend for NZ rugby. Here's what the All Blacks did well, and what they have to work on.

Gatland: Leave Murray alone video

Lions halfback Conor Murray kicks under close attention from the All Blacks in Auckland.

Close All Blacks attention on Lions halfback Conor Murray verged on dangerous, says coach Warren Gatland.

ABs bench difference maker

TJ Perenara celebrates helping to create Rieko Ioane's second try against the Lions.

The Lions were confident of matching the All Blacks' impact off the bench but once again it proved a major point of difference.

Dream night for Dagg

All Blacks wing Israel Dagg carries hard in the first test against the Lions.

All Blacks wing makes his mark in long-awaited first crack at the Lions.

All Blacks part the red sea

Lions fans were silenced, eventually.

OPINION: I see red, I see red, I see red - but black wins.

Stop the gloating, AB fans

A diet of success has seen some All Blacks fans become too smug, writes Mark Reason.

Opinion: Far too many people in New Zealand need to learn how to win, and ditch the all the crowing.

Laumape 'pumped' for Lions

The blockbusting Ngani Laumape has returned bigger and better than his last appearance for the Hurricanes, says ...

Julian Savea, Jordie Barrett among awesome All Blacks foursome to bolster the Hurricanes on Tuesday.

Lions tour diary

Rieko Ioane touches down against the Lions.

Hansen on tight five, Warrenball hurts the Lions, and All Blacks winger excels during first test start.

McKenzie called into ABs video

Chiefs utility Damian McKenzie has been added to the All Blacks squad as cover for the injured Ben Smith.

All Blacks call up Damian McKenzie and are worried about a third recent head knock for Ben Smith.

Armed robbery at Eden Park

Armed robbers made off with money from a cash-in-transit van at Eden Park early Sunday morning.

Staff threatened, cash-in-transit van robbed after ABs vs Lions match in Auckland.

SBW's random shorts giveaway video

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Sonny Bill Williams has given another young rugby fan a moment they'll never forget.

Audacious tap all done on maths

Aaron Smith was sharp in the first test.

Play what you see, Steve Hansen says, so Aaron Smith did just that.

Gatland defiant in defeat video

The Lions expected to dominant up-front but found the All Blacks pack too much to handle.

Lions coach defiant in defeat, but admits he was surprised and disappointed to see his forwards dominated.

Praise heaped on ABs

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - JUNE 24:  Codie Taylor of the All Blacks celebrates after scoring a try the Test match between ...

The All Blacks were considered clinical in their 30-15 win over the Lions at Eden Park.

All Blacks counting injury toll

An injured Ryan Crotty.
leaves the field for the All Blacks.

Concern for Ben Smith and Ryan Crotty, after on-field injuries forced a mid-game reshuffle.

Punters win big with All Blacks

Codie Taylor's opening try netted one punter a six-figure sum.

The first tryscorer market proved lucrative for one punter. Then as the All Blacks' lead grew, so did the wins.

ABs v Lions: Player ratings video

Lock Brodie Retallick was a colossus for the All Blacks against the Lions.

Who starred and who stumbled: our rugby writers rate the players from Saturday night's match.

Hansen: 'Job only half-done' video

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen isn't reaching for the champagne just yet.

All Blacks coach lauds his captain and star wing, but calls for quick refocus for second test in Wellington.

Stephen Jones: Lions 'mauled'

Rieko Ioane scores his second try.

'Warrenball' was used against retreating Lions as All Blacks ruthlessly mauled them, UK media says.

All Blacks dominate Lions video

Codie Taylor celebrates his try - the first of the match.

Visitors can't keep up, as All Blacks outclass the Lions at Eden Park.

How the All Blacks won it

All Blacks wing Rieko Ioane is congratulated after scoring one of his two tries against the Lions.

Where it turned: We explore the five key moments from Saturday night's match.

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