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Tawera Kerr-Barlow, Aaron Smith and TJ Perenara in 2015

Competitive edge forces us to be better - Perenara 2 hours ago

The All Blacks halfback options push each other to the limits to ensure an elite performance.

Sebastien Chabal was joined by Jonah Lomu's children Brayley and Dhyreille to launch France's 2023 bid

Lomu's sons used in French RWC bid 3 hours ago

The All Black legend's two sons were on hand as France presented its case to host the tournament.

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee

Boks won't be defined by All Blacks hammering

Coach Allister Coetzee has remained defiant that South Africa in on the up-and-up.


All Blacks take centre stage at Argentine football game

The team were guests of football giants River Plate in Buenos Aires.

Canterbury boss Glenn Delaney.

Delaney to replace McLeod at Highlanders

The Canterbury boss has signed a two-year deal with the 2015 champions.

Joseph Parker

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Tyrel Lomax.

Australian Rugby U20’s player has black aspirations

Prop Tyler Lomax has signed for the Highlanders from next season in hopes to wear all black.

James Lowe.

Makos dispatch Southland in mismatch

Tasman dominated from the outset as they extended Southland's run of losses.

Augustine Pulu.

Counties grab late draw with Bay of Plenty

A try with only a few minutes remaining meant the teams would have to share the spoils.


ABs take to the streets of Buenos Aires

The players enjoyed some downtime after arriving in the Argentine capital.

Ricky Riccitelli.

Taranaki deal to the Magpies in huge win

The visitors outscored their opponents 34-7 in the second-half.

Michael Cheika.

Cheika puts poor record down to mental struggles

The Wallabies' coach believes their lack of success in South Africa isn't down to the physical challenges.

Thomas Umaga Jensen.

Wellington cement top position with Waikato win

The Lions found an extra gear in the second-half to romp home to victory.


Argentinian police escort for ABs

The world champions got the full VIP treatment on arrival in Buenos Aires.

Canterbury halfback Mitchell Drummond scored two second-half tries for his side

Cantabs bring Harbour down to earth

Trailing 21-10 at halftime, Canterbury announced their title credentials with a dominant second 40.

Lima Sopoaga celebrates scoring against the Springboks

Baby joy for All Black

The first-five has welcomed a new addition to his family.

Beauden Barrett

Barrett was ready for late call-up

The All Blacks pivot was an 11th hour addition for the Argentinian Test.

Warren Gatland.

Gatland upset by O'Brien's criticism

The Irish flanker criticised Gatland's training methods.

Newton Tudreu.

Turbos leave it late to seal win over the Taniwha

Manawatu scored two unanswered tries to clinch victory at home.

Australian Under 20's star Izaia Perese is one of three potential debutantes named in the touring squad.

Wallabies trim squad for tour

Queensland Reds flanker Adam Korczyk has been dropped from the Australian side.