Rugby News


Lions tour: Full fixture list

All you need to know about when and where the British and Irish Lions will be playing.


Black Ferns win in Canada

Black Ferns have all but sealed the World Sevens Series with a win in Canada.

New All Blacks logo (Adidas NZ)

Adidas unveil new All Blacks logo

The new All Blacks logo includes a crest and year.

All Blacks assistant coach Ian Foster (Photosport)

Foster brushes off talk he will replace Hansen

The All Blacks assistant coach is not focused on replacing Steve Hansen.

Lions and England prop Dan Cole (Getty)

Lions quality enough to match All Blacks – Dan Cole

The England prop confident the Lions rugby style will test the world champions.

Jordan Taufua (Photosport file)

All Blacks form-based squad

What would an All Black side look like if it were selected based purely on Super Rugby form?

Julian Savea, Israel Dagg, Ben Smith and Waisake Naholo (Photosport and Getty)

Options galore for All Blacks back three

Who would you pick to play wing and fullback against the Lions?

Ben Smith

Ben Smith puts Highlanders before ABs

The fullback wants to play the Lions match instead of Samoa.

John Mitchell

John Mitchell takes the Bulls by the horns

John Mitchell will make a return to Super Rugby next season.

Hika Elliot

Chiefs' French exodus continues

Yet another Chief is on his way north at the end of the season.


Read re-signs, will return to where his 'heart lies'

Kieran Read has decided where his future holds, changing his provincial allegiance.

Steven Luatua

Bristol supporters hang hopes on Luatua

Steven Luatua won't arrive in Bristol until the end of the season but he already has their fans abuzz.


Inside the dark arts: All Blacks 'scrum doctor' and the ballet

Mike Cron opens up over his endless pursuit of forward perfection.


Warburton excited to be recognised in NZ

Noone even knew who they were in Australia in 2013, the Lions captain says.


All Blacks coaches recommit

The All Blacks have locked down two of the most valuable members of their back-room.

All Blacks

Cape Town or bust for the All Blacks

Newlands will host the All Blacks later this year, only if it improves it's safety.


Why the Sevens will be a bust in Hamilton

Too much of a crackdown on booze and not enough decent rugby has killed the Sevens for good, argues Brad Lewis.

(Getty file)

New sponsor confirmed for All Blacks

Communications giant Vodafone has signed a four-year deal with New Zealand Rugby.


Sevens moves to Hamilton

Get your party gear out Hamilton, the Rugby Sevens is on its way.

Bill Vunipola after re-injuring his shoulder for Saracens on the weekend (Getty)

Vunipola scratched from Lions tour

The barnstorming back-rower has succumbed to a shoulder injury.