Tag: All Blacks
Coach Rassie Erasmus claims referees have so much respect for the All Blacks that 50-50 decisions often fall in their favour.
The two-time champions eager to get their Rugby World Cup campaign to a winning start.
It is the first time since 2012 and the eighth time overall that Australia have failed to score in a Test against New Zealand.
Assistant coach Ian Foster said that Dan Carter have joined the All Blacks squad at training in Auckland to offer advice to Barrett and Mo'unga ahead of this weekend's Bledisloe Cup decider against Australia.
Rookie number eight Isi Naisarani says he expects the All Blacks to come back stronger.
The Australian Wallabies shock the New Zealand All Blacks winning 47-26 in Perth.
Lochore captained New Zealand in 18 tests during their golden era of the 1960s.
The two-time World Cup winner endured an injury-plagued Super Rugby season as rivals for a midfield spot have flourished, raising doubts about whether he remains an automatic selection for the defending champions.
Although New Zealand were outplayed for most of the first half in Wellington they still managed to turn with a 7-6 lead, scoring their only try of the game just before the break.
Sam Cane’s return from a broken neck, suffered last October, has been nothing short of remarkable.
He will play two seasons with an unspecified team in Japan's Top League before returning to New Zealand in May 2021.
Damian McKenzie suffered a season-ending leg injury two weeks ago.
Dagg said he descended into a mental trough after missing out on New Zealand selection for the 2015 World Cup and suffering a serious injury soon after.
At least nine All Blacks are currently on the injured list.
The All Black's lost at the Hong Kong Sevens against France in its quarter-finals.
This is their second victory under New Zealander coach Joe Schmidt in four meetings with the All Blacks.
With the 2019 Rugby World Cup just a year away, the result has been seized upon as evidence that there is at least a chink in the all-conquering team's formidable armour.
The world champions perform the traditional Maori challenge before every Test match but former New Zealand prop Kees Meeuws said the foot-stomping, chest-thumping ritual had become too familiar.