The ousted playmaker joined the squad during their Sydney camp.
Darren Shand wants no surprises when they chase a third straight title in Japan.
A female National leader? A tsunami close to home? Kerry-Marie Callander looks into the future.
A tough transition period awaits the departing All Blacks coach.
The veteran 76-test fullback has revealed he will join French club Pau.
Veteran back Ben Smith will announce his future on Thursday.
Rugby Australia is refusing to guarantee the Wallabies coach is out of the woods.
The NRL star's flirtation with rugby was a disaster for both him and England.
Ireland's coach is stepping away from rugby after the 2019 Rugby World Cup.
The Canucks secured the 20th and final spot for next year's tournament.
They would join the All Blacks in pool B at the 2019 tournament.
World Rugby chair Bill Beaumont said the World Cup was "coming home".
The former captain insists defeat might set the All Blacks up for the World Cup.
The winners will join the All Blacks' pool at next year's Rugby World Cup
Eight uncapped players will make their international debuts against Japan.
The movie will be centred around Japan's World Cup win over South Africa.
But coach Steve Hansen hints this is a dress rehearsal for next year's World Cup.
The former NZ coach said they'd take plenty of positives away from Wellington.