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Dan Carter Chris Masoe

Former All Black whips Dan Carter into shape ahead of final season

The 35-year-old is in the final year of his contract with French glamour club Racing.

John Eales running out on Athletic Park in 1996.

Turning back on haka my greatest regret - Eales

Wallabies great reveals regrets about ignoring All Blacks haka

Damian McKenzie

Now's the time for McKenzie to cash in overseas

Not in the frame for the All Blacks, the 22yo should cash in on his great form writes Matt Tewhatu.

Karmichael Hunt in action earlier this month against Italy

Wallabies lose Hunt

The Rugby League convert has succumbed to an ankle injury.


Edgecumbe rugby team dedicates match to flood-stricken town

The raging floodwaters affected 90 percent of the team, in the middle of the season.

The likes of the talented Richie Mo'unga now have a chance to shine.

Rugby's player drain no cause for panic

Losing big names gives up-and-coming talent the chance to shine, writes Andrew Gourdie.

Malakai Fekitoa

Fekitoa confirms Toulon departure

After weeks of speculation, the Highlander has confirmed his departure via Instagram.

Sonny Bill Williams moments after he was red carded against the British and Irish Lions

SBW to play Bledisloe opener?

The All Blacks' midfielder is set to skip a couple pre-season games allowing his early return.

Malakai Fekitoa

Toulon boss confirms Fekitoa signing

The 25-year-old will join Ma'a Nonu and Luke McAlister in Toulon's backline.

All Blacks

All Blacks lock in French mid-week match

All Blacks will play a second Test against France on the end of season tour.

Incoming head coach Clark Laidlaw.

Coaching changes for All Blacks Sevens

New Aboss Clark Laidlaw has rejigged his coaching line-up for next season.

The William Webb Ellis Trophy paid Shanghai a visit before the 2015 Rugby World Cup in the UK.

NZ to compete in 'richest ever Sevens tournament' in China

All Blacks Sevens will feature in the 'Champion of Champions' tournament in October.

Roger Federer celebrates his Wimbledon title win.

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Ryan Crotty

Ryan Crotty re-signs for 2018

Crusaders have got their man, but probably not for as long as they wanted.

Damian McKenzie

McKenzie in talks for Leicester move - report

The Chiefs livewire could be in the UK as soon as next year according to reports.

Ben Smith

Smith set for sabbatical?

Ben Smith could be set for an overseas stint but there's good news for Highlanders fans.

Ngani Laumpe and Vince Aso in action for the Hurricanes

Aso inspired by Laumape

The electrifying Hurricanes centre wants to join his teammate in an ABs jersey.

Garces in action during the All Blacks' second Test against the Lions.

Garces back in charge of All Blacks

The Frenchman will referee two of the All Blacks' biggest Tests in the Rugby Championship.

French referee Romain Poite calls an end to the 2017 Lions v All Blacks Test series.

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Piri Weepu

Weepu returns to grassroots rugby

Piri Weepu will play for the Wairarapa Bush in this season's Heartland Championship.