Rugby News

Taniela Tupou is a week removed from qualifying to play for the Wallabies.

Tongan Thor ready to be unleashed 39 minutes ago

Australia's Taniela Tupou will play his first Test match against Scotland.

The 95-Test veteran will become the 69th player to captain the All Blacks.

Why Sam Whitelock will lead the All Blacks

The 95-Test veteran will become the 69th player to captain the All Blacks.

The Wallabies coach escaped with a warning for his comments about an NZ referee.

Cheika avoids punishment for 'cheat' comments

The Wallabies coach escaped with a warning for his comments about an NZ referee.

Kieran Read will miss the final Test match of 2017 due to injury.

Read to miss Wales Test

The loose forward has been struggling with a hip flexor injury.

Alun Wyn Jones will lead Wales against the All Blacks on Sunday morning (NZ time).

Jones to lead Wales against NZ

Wales have made a number of changes to their squad for the clash against the All Blacks.

Ronan O'Gara will replace Leon MacDonald as the backs coach at the club.

Irish great joins Crusaders

Ronan O'Gara will replace Leon MacDonald as the backs coach at the club.

Tim Mikkelson will captain the side.

Laidlaw put faith in experience

The New Zealand sevens coach has lent on experience for Dubai.

The lock is hoping to feature against Wales in the former Test of the year.

Barrett leaps to his own defence

The lock is hoping to feature against Wales in the former Test of the year.

Wales have suffered a momentous blow ahead of their clash with the All Blacks.

Welsh duo out of All Blacks Test

Wales will be without two key outside backs for Sunday's (NZ time) clash.

The captain is struggling to overcome a hip flexor injury.

Read in doubt for Wales clash

The captain is struggling to overcome a hip flexor injury.

Mumps has struck the All Blacks for the third time.

Third All Black struck down by mumps

Mumps has struck the All Blacks for the third time.

Cane doesn't want an offseason with a feeling of regret.

ABs eager to finish on a high - Cane

The flanker is keen to go into the off season with a win and a clean sweep of their northern tour opposition.

Warren Gatland said he hated the British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand.

Gatland has no beef with Hansen

The Welsh coach has once again hit out at New Zealand media as he fronted a press conference in Cardiff.

Michael Cheika could face a disciplinary hearing if he is charged.

Cheika in the hot box

The Australian coach appeared to mouth 'f***ing cheats' after a decision went against his side.

Sonny Bill Williams' deft kick set up a try for Damian McKenzie

SBW's kicking game on point - Crotty

The All Blacks No.12 set up a crucial try against Scotland with a deft piece of skill.

Shields is expected to chase a berth with England.

Shields signs on with Wasps

The Hurricanes skipper has confirmed his move north for 2018-19.

Hansen and Gatland traded barbs throughout the Lions series in June.

'Don't go there' - Hansen not biting Gatland bait

The All Blacks coach is refusing to reignite a war of words with his ex-Lions adversary as the Wales Test looms.

Ioane was a stand-out for NZ against Scotland on Sunday (NZT).

Ioane ruled out of Wales Test

The star winger will play no part in the tour-ending Test due to a shoulder injury.

Barrett was one of three try-scorers for the All Blacks in their win over Scotland.

Barrett relieved after match-saving tackle

The All Blacks first-five thought he'd given Scottish star Stuart Hogg too much space.

McKenzie scored one three "meat pies" for the All Blacks in their win over Scotland.

ABs adapted well - McKenzie

The fullback has commended the way his teammates adjusted to Scotland's attacking pressure.