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Match verdict: England 22-30 New Zealand

After 17 minutes England were 17-3 down and it was looking like a long afternoon for the near 82,000 Twickenham faithful. A sucker-punch try after only 108 seconds from Julian…

Break up the rhythm: England kicking well could slow the ABs

Five ways England can beat New Zealand

The All Blacks are unbeaten in 2013 but they are not unbeatable. This is not a flawless side and has areas which can be exploited if the opposition is up…

Apprentice: Tales has kept a close eye on Wilkinson

Tales wants French revenge on New Zealand

By Gavin Mortimer  AS TEST debuts go, they don’t come much tougher than the one endured by Remi Tales. The French fly-half replaced Frederic Michalak 64 minutes into the second…

All Blacks: the haka through the years

All Blacks: the haka through the years

That was the haka as it used to be. In December’s Rugby World, a study of the haka and how it is used by New Zealand turns up a few other…

Union Chief: Williams in 2012

Could Sonny Bill Williams return to Union?

Sonny Bill Williams has missed out on selection for New Zealand’s Rugby League World Cup squad having dithered over his desire to play for the team, saying he probably shouldn’t…

Wax on, wax off: Marcell Coetzee

Rugby Championship: Round 4 is a big one

The spot as number one in the world is up for grabs while two winless warriors do battle. Some coaches It can only be Round 4 of the Rugby Championship,…

Phelan down: A glum looking Santiago Phelan

Rugby Championship: Here comes Round Three

New Zealand versus Argentina; Australia versus South Africa. It can only be Round Three of the Rugby Championship. Here's a short preview of the teams involved.