New Zealand

SANZAAR to review Rugby Championship schedule after trans-Tasman travel suspension

SANZAAR announced that they will be reviewing the Rugby Championship schedule after New Zealand government's decision to suspend travel between New Zealand and Australia.
23 July 2021

Patrick Tuipulotu commits to New Zealand and Auckland Blues until 2025

All Blacks lock Patrick Tuipulotu has committed his immediate future with New Zealand Rugby and Auckland Blues after signing a new contract until the end of 2025 season.
21 July 2021

The Rugby Championship: A brief history

Have you ever wondered why rugby is among the most popular sports in the world?
20 July 2021

Competition format still a sticking point for New Zealand and Australia

New Zealand and Australian rugby have finally come to an agreement over the Pacific Island franchises.
19 July 2021

New Zealand recall TJ Perenara for Bledisloe Cup and Rugby Championship

New Zealand head coach Ian Foster has recalled Hurricanes scrum-half TJ Perenara for the upcoming Bledisloe Cup Tests and the Rugby Championship.
19 July 2021

Sevu Reece hat-trick powers New Zealand to 60-13 win over Fiji

Sevu Reece scored a hat-trick as New Zealand completed their July internationals with a 60-13 win over Fiji at FMG Stadium Waikato on Saturday.
17 July 2021

Dane Coles to miss from New Zealand's second Test against Fiji due to calf injury

New Zealand hooker Dane Coles will miss the upcoming second Test against Fiji to be played at FMG Stadium Waikato on Saturday.
16 July 2021

New Zealand make nine changes for second Test against Fiji

New Zealand head coach Ian Foster has made nine changes for the starting line-up for the second Test against Fiji to be played in Hamilton on Saturday.
15 July 2021

New Zealand assistant coach John Plumtree expecting intense challenge from Fiji in Hamilton

New Zealand assistant coach John Plumtree believes a stiff challenge awaits them in Hamilton when they face Fiji on Saturday.
14 July 2021

Ireland to host Japan, New Zealand and Argentina in autumn series

Irish Rugby has announced the fixtures for Ireland's autumn international series to be played later this year.
13 July 2021

Dane Coles scores four as New Zealand beat Fiji 57-23 in Dunedin

Dane Coles scored four second half tries as New Zealand went on to defeat Fiji 57-23 in the first Test at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin on Saturday.
10 July 2021

Aaron Smith to lead New Zealand against Fiji

New Zealand head coach Ian Foster has named Aaron Smith as the captain for the first Test against Fiji to be played at Forsyth Barr Stadium on Saturday.
8 July 2021

Chiefs hooker Samisoni Taukei'aho added to New Zealand squad

New Zealand have called-up Chiefs hooker Samisoni Taukei'aho as an injury cover in the squad for the first Test against Fiji to be played in Dunedin on Saturday.
5 July 2021

New Zealand trounce Tonga 102-0 with a 16-try performance

New Zealand made a strong statement as they started their July series with a dominating 102-0 win over Tonga at Mount Smart Stadium on Saturday.
3 July 2021

Brodie Retallick returns to New Zealand squad for Tests against Fiji and Tonga

New Zealand head coach Ian Foster has has named a 36-man squad for the upcoming Tests against Fiji and Tonga.
21 June 2021

Fiji announce 33-man squad for series against All Blacks

Fiji head coach Vern Cotter has named a 33-man squad for the upcoming two-match series against New Zealand to be played in July.
15 June 2021

Richie McCaw suggest Sam Whitelock to captain New Zealand in absence of Sam Cane

All Blacks legend Richie McCaw has backed his former team-mate Sam Whitelock to take over New Zealand captaincy in the absence of regular skipper Sam Cane.
24 May 2021

South Africa to make Rugby Championship return in 2021 edition

South Africa will return to Rugby Championship later this year as SANZAAR unveiled the schedule for the 2021 edition.
21 May 2021

New Zealand to face Tonga and Fiji in July Tests

New Zealand Rugby has confirmed that the All Blacks will be hosting Tonga and Fiji during their July Test series.
17 May 2021

Former All Blacks skipper Kieran Read announces retirement

Former New Zealand skipper Kieran Read has announced his retirement from professional rugby bringing an end a stellar 15-year career.
16 May 2021