New Zealand

The world's greatest: Richie McCaw became the first player to reach 100 Test wins

The Rugby Championship Review: New Zealand

ALL HAIL the All Blacks. Six wins out of six and a 14 point gap between the champions and second placed Australia show just how far ahead of the rest…

Piri Weepu

Start for Weepu as Hansen makes four changes

DUNEDIN WILL play host to the first meeting in The Rugby Championship between the table-topping All Blacks and the traveling Springboks. The home side currently hold a three-from-three performance and…

Flip van der Merwe, seen here in training, comes in to replace

Springboks make two changes for All Blacks clash

AFTER TASTING defeat against the Wallabies last weekend in Perth, Heyneke Meyer has made two changes to the Springbok team who face New Zealand in the fourth Test in The…

Winning wonder: All Black's prop Tony Woodcock has signed a two-year deal with the Highlanders

Highlanders sign All Black prop Tony Woodcock

WORLD CUP winning All Black, Tony Woodcock, has signed with the Highlanders for a two-year period and will join the franchise for the 2013 Super Rugby competition. 31 year old…

All Blacks lose Woodcock for Bledisloe clash

All Blacks lose Woodcock for Bledisloe clash

THERE IS just one forced change from last week’s All Black’s starting XV, Crusaders prop Wyatt Crockett coming in for the injured Tony Woodcock at loosehead prop. All Blacks Coach…

Stuck in the box: Read's still out with a rib injury and will be part of the coaching staff

Crusaders without Read for Super semi

THE CRUSADERS team that beat the Bulls 28-13, in last weekend’s qualifier match will get another chance to prove they are finals quality this Friday. Only one change has been…

Is he right for the job?

John Kirwan returns home to coach the Blues

Former All Black Sir John Kirwan has been appointed the new Head Coach of the Blues, the New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU) and Blues Franchise announced today. The 47-year-old has…

Hosea Gear

New Zealand v Ireland: 3rd Test preview

IRELAND PRODUCED an incredible performance last week, one that few saw coming, but it seems New Zealand have finally learnt how set up a drop goal and so Brian O’Driscoll…