New Zealand

Deadly: Wilkinson in full-flow

RW Icons calendar: Why we made our choices

WHEN PUTTING your name to any definitive list, you open yourself up to, at best healthy debate, at worst widespread ridicule, so when RW came up with the Icons calendar…

England v New Zealand - QBE International

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…