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South Africa coach says All Blacks get better treatment from refs

Coach Rassie Erasmus claims referees have so much respect for the All Blacks that 50-50 decisions often fall in their favour.

South Africa expect the unexpected from ‘evolving’ All Blacks

The two-time champions eager to get their Rugby World Cup campaign to a winning start.

All Blacks whip Wallabies to send out World Cup message

It is the first time since 2012 and the eighth time overall that Australia have failed to score in a Test against New Zealand.

Get Carter: All Blacks legend settles Bledisloe nerves

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.

Wallabies bracing for Black-lash at Eden Park, says Naisarani

Rookie number eight Isi Naisarani says he expects the All Blacks to come back stronger.

Australia stun 14-man All Blacks in Perth

The Australian Wallabies shock the New Zealand All Blacks winning 47-26 in Perth.

All Blacks great Lochore dies aged 78

Lochore captained New Zealand in 18 tests during their golden era of the 1960s.

Dropped Sonny Bill says no ‘pressure’ to reach World Cup

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.

‘Lucky’ S.Africans snatch last-gasp draw with New Zealand

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.

Cane to lead All Blacks against Pumas

Sam Cane’s return from a broken neck, suffered last October, has been nothing short of remarkable.  

Retallick to stay with All Blacks but will take Japan break

He will play two seasons with an unspecified team in Japan's Top League before returning to New Zealand in May 2021.

No McKenzie, no worries for All Blacks coach

Damian McKenzie suffered a season-ending leg injury two weeks ago.

Retired All Black Dagg: I hated rugby

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.

Injury shatters World Cup dream for All Blacks utility McKenzie

At least nine All Blacks are currently on the injured list.

France crushes New Zealand’s Hong Kong Sevens cup race

The All Black's lost at the Hong Kong Sevens against France in its quarter-finals.

Courageous Irish down All Blacks for historic home win

This is their second victory under New Zealander coach Joe Schmidt in four meetings with the All Blacks.

‘They can be beaten’: All Blacks defeat offers World Cup hope

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.

All Blacks coach defends “overused” haka

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.

New Zealand retains Rugby World Cup Sevens crown

All Blacks make historic magic as men and women's teams hold world titles in both 7-a-side and 15-a-side versions of the game.