New Zealand

New Zealand skipper Kieran Read set for Crusaders comeback

New Zealand have received a much-needed boost ahead of the Rugby Championship tournament with skipper Kieran Read set to make a comeback for Crusaders this weekend after recovering from a long-standing back injury.
4 July 2018

Former New Zealand international Luke McAlister announces retirement

Former New Zealand international Luke McAlister has announced retirement from professional rugby with immediate effect.
1 July 2018

The perils of being an All Black winger

TRU's contributor Ben Mercer takes a look at the difficulty of being a winger for one of the greatest teams in world sport.
25 June 2018

New Zealand v France Third Test - Highlights

The All Blacks extended their dominance in the Test series against France as they completed a 49-14 victory in Dunedin in the third game. Here are the highlights from the encounter.
24 June 2018

New Zealand complete 3-0 series whitewash over France

Rieko Ioane scored hat-trick while Damian McKenzie contributed with 24 points as New Zealand completed a 49-14 victory over France in the third Test in Dunedin to complete a 3-0 series whitewash.
23 June 2018

Rugby Rumours: McCall on Call, Wane to the Scots, Rowntree a Wasp, Nonu tempted back

Rugby Rumours: McCall on Call, Wane to the Scots, Rowntree a Wasp, Nonu tempted back
22 June 2018

Morgan Parra to lead France for third Test against New Zealand

France have named scrum-half Morgan Parra as the captain for the third and final Test against New Zealand set to be played in Dunedin on Saturday.
21 June 2018

New Zealand hand Shannon Frizell debut

New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen has named four uncapped players in the squad for the third and final Test against France to be played in Dunedin on Thursday.
21 June 2018

Ireland's autumn international schedule revealed

?Ireland have confirmed the autumn international schedule this November that includes games against Argentina, New Zealand and the USA.
20 June 2018

France fullback Benjamin Fall's red-card rescinded

France fullback Benjamin Fall will be available for the third and final Test against New Zealand in Dunedin after his red-card was rescinded by World Rugby.
20 June 2018

New Zealand call-up Ricky Riccitelli and Jackson Hemopo for final Test against France

New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen has called-up Hurricanes hooker Ricky Riccitelli and Highlanders lock Jackson Hemopo in the squad for the third and final Test against France.
19 June 2018

Toulon confirm signing of New Zealand international Julian Savea

Toulon have confirmed the signing of New Zealand international Julian Savea for the upcoming 2018/19 season of Top 14.
18 June 2018

New Zealand ease past 14-man France to seal series

Jordie Barrett impressed with a double as New Zealand eased past a 14-man France with a 26-13 victory in the second Test at Westpac Stadium to complete a 2-0 series victory.
16 June 2018

France make five changes for second Test against All Blacks

?France have made five changes to the starting line-up for the second Test against New Zealand to be played in Wellington.
14 June 2018

New Zealand remain unchanged for second Test against France

New Zealand coach Steve Hansen has named an unchanged line-up for the second Test against France to be played in Wellington on Saturday.
14 June 2018

Second half dominance lead New Zealand to 52-11 win over France

?Beauden Barrett contributed with 17 points while Rieko Ioane scored a double as New Zealand came up with a dominating second-half performance to beat France 52-11 in the first Test at Eden Park.
9 June 2018

Jordie Barrett returns to New Zealand line-up for clash against France

New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen has recalled fullback Jordie Barrett in the line-up for the first Test against France to be played in Auckland on Saturday.
7 June 2018

New Zealand Rugby clears Pete Samu to play for Wallabies

Australia will have the services of Pete Samu for the upcoming season after New Zealand Rugby has agreed to release the loose forward.
5 June 2018

New Zealand U20 dominate Wales 42-10 despite losing three players to sin-bin

New Zealand continued to maintain their winning streak as they went on to beat Wales 42-10 in their Super Rugby encounter in Beziers on Sunday.
4 June 2018

New Zealand Rugby name first ever Black Ferns 15s contracted squad

New Zealand Rugby on Wednesday announced the first-ever Black Ferns contracts for 15s side with 17 players included from the 2017 Women's World Cup winning side.
24 May 2018