New Zealand

Graham Henry has stepped down as Head Coach of the All Blacks after a successful World Cup campaign

Graham Henry steps down as All Blacks Coach

2011 Rugby World Cup–winning coach Graham Henry has announced he is stepping down as All Blacks Coach. Henry made the announcement at a media conference at his rugby club, Auckland…

The curse of the All Black #10

Cruden avoids surgery

All Blacks replacement #10 Aaron Cruden will not require surgery on his knee injury, sustained against France, during the Rugby World Cup final in Auckland on Sunday. The All Black…

Despite his team coming second, Thierry Dusautoir has been named the IRB Player of the Year

Thierry Dusautoir named IRB Player of the Year

France captain Thierry Dusautoir has been named the IRB Player of the Year at the 2011 IRB Awards in association with Emirates Airline, during a star-studded ceremony at Vector Arena…

Tony Woodcock

World Cup Final – The Verdict

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor at Eden Park NEW ZEALAND’S wait is over. They are world champions once again and Richie McCaw is the first All Black to…

New Zealand team for the World Cup final

New Zealand team for the World Cup final

All Blacks Coach Graham Henry and his Assistant Coaches Steve Hansen and Wayne Smith have today announced the All Blacks team for the 2011 Rugby World Cup Final against France…

Three Kiwis shortlisted for Player of the Year

Three Kiwis shortlisted for Player of the Year

The International Rugby Board has announced the shortlist of nominees for the IRB Player of the Year 2011 Award in association with Emirates Airline. The winner of the prestigious individual…

Craig Joubert to take charge of World Cup final

Craig Joubert to take charge of World Cup final

Craig Joubert will take charge of his first Rugby World Cup Final after the International Rugby Board (IRB) announced that the South African has been appointed to the New Zealand…

Weepu and Cruden

Australia 6 New Zealand 20 – The Verdict

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor at Eden Park SO THE omens of 1987 continue and New Zealand have made it through to the World Cup final after comfortably…

New Zealand 20 Australia 6

New Zealand 20 Australia 6

New Zealand will meet France in the RWC 2011 final after beating Australia in the second semi-final on Sunday 20-6. The All Blacks dominated vast tracts of the semi-final and…