Black and gold: New Zealand skipper Richie McCaw lifts the World Cup in 2015.

This book is the story of New Zealand’s All Blacks, told by players from every era, from Tom Ellison in 1893 to Richie McCaw in 2015. Their first-hand accounts take…

Do New Zealand run world rugby?

Eddie Jones rarely resists the chance to have a crack at opposition, or anybody else, and this week he was in typically combative mood in the gym at England’s base…

Kieran Read of New Zealand

Major teams: Canterbury, Crusaders Country: New Zealand
 Test span: 2008- New Zealand caps: 87 (80 starts) Test points: 105 (21T) * correct as of August 2016 Death, taxes and Kieran…

Major teams: Canterbury, Crusaders, Perpignan, Racing Métro Country: New Zealand Test span: 2003-15 Test caps: 112 (106 starts) Test points: 1,598 (29T, 293C, 281P, 8DG) As a kicker, he has…

Carl Hayman of New Zealand

Major teams: Otago, Highlanders, Newcastle, Toulon 

Country: New Zealand 

Test span: 2001-07 
Test caps: 45 (37 starts)

 Test points: 10 (2T) Carl Hayman made his Test debut from the bench…

Richie McCaw of New Zealand

Major teams: Crusaders, Canterbury Country: New Zealand
 Test span: 2001-15 Test caps: 148 (141 starts) Test points: 135 (27T) Even before he’d made a national age-grade team though, Richie McCaw…