World Cup Highlights: New Zealand 26-16 Argentina

New Zealand opened their World Cup campaign with a hefty bonus-point win over Canada at the Millennium Stadium – here are the official World Cup highlights of the match. For the latest Rugby World subscription offers, click here.  …

New Zealand in Samoa

Rugby Rant: Respect the Islands

New Zealand’s historic trip to Samoa must herald a change in the tour mindset, says RW’s Alan Pearey


World Cup 2015: New Zealand 26-16 Argentina

New Zealand came through in the second half of this hugely enjoyable contest as a spirited Argentina ran out of steam just as the Kiwi substitutes changed the momentum of the…

The Kriel thing: Jesse Kriel has made a big impact with the Boks. (Photo: Getty Images)

Here come the (new) boys

Kriel, 21, played full-back for the Bulls in this year’s Super Rugby tournament, but switched to outside centre to make his Test debut against Australia on 18 July, and grabbed…

Stepping up: The current crop of All Blacks performing the famous haka

Graham Henry explains the haka

It would be a gentle understatement to say that Graham Henry is a deadpan fella. So when the World Cup-winning Kiwi coach tells you that he has gotten emotional watching…

John Smit

John Smit picks his top five hookers

John Smit played in three World Cups, winning 111 caps for South Africa and lifting the 2007 trophy after defeating England in the final in Paris. After two years in…