New Zealand

Dane Coles signs new deal with New Zealand Rugby and Hurricanes until 2023

All Blacks hooker Dane Coles becomes the latest player to commit his immediate future with New Zealand Rugby after signing a new deal until the 2023 season.
19 April 2021

Three reasons why ‘genius’ Perenara would make a ‘classic nine’ for Roosters

Former Wallaby Matt Burke believes TJ Perenara has all the qualities to be a ready-made “classic nine” in rugby league, as the Sydney Roosters target the union star to solve their issues at hooker.
17 April 2021

Charlie Faumuina Exclusive: "We will try to get to that final and win the thing”

Success is something which Charlie Faumuina knows all about and the former All Black and World Cup winning prop spoke to Joe Harvey ahead of Toulouse's Champions Cup quarter-final showdown with Clermont.
9 April 2021

Pectoral injury sidelines New Zealand captain Sam Cane for up to six months

New Zealand captain Sam Cane will miss the remainder of Super Rugby Aotearoa season following a pectoral injury.
1 April 2021

Sonny Bill Williams announces retirement from both rugby codes

Former All Blacks star Sonny Bill Williams has announced retirement from both rugby union or rugby league following a recurring knee injury.
10 March 2021

Aaron Smith pens new deal with New Zealand Rugby until 2023

All Blacks scrum-half Aaron Smith has committed his immediate future with New Zealand Rugby and Highlanders after signing a new deal through until 2023.
2 March 2021

All Blacks legend Dan Carter announces retirement

All Blacks legend Dan Carter has announced his retirement from professional rugby bringing an end to a 32-year illustrious career.
20 February 2021

Super Rugby Aotearoa to have goal-line dropout and captain's referral in 2021 season

New Zealand Rugby has announced two more new rules for the 2021 season of Super Rugby Aotearoa that will kick-off later this month.
10 February 2021

All Blacks hooker James Parsons announces retirement

New Zealand international James Parsons has announced his retirement from professional rugby on medical grounds.
28 January 2021

Exclusive: How the Wasps Academy are adapting to find players game time

Speaking to Wasps Rugby Head of Recruitment and Academy Kevin Harman, TRU learn about how he and his staff have adapted in order to find their academy players game time during the pandemic.
22 December 2020

New Zealand captain Sam Cane opens up on concussion concerns

All Blacks captain Sam Cane expressed confidence on rugby officials in New Zealand to limit the risk of head injuries keeping player welfares in mind.
18 December 2020

Sam Cane named All Blacks Player of the Year

All Blacks captain Sam Cane won the highest honour at the 2020 ASB Rugby Awards after winning the the Kelvin R Tremain Memorial award.
17 December 2020

New Zealand Rugby unveil schedule for 2021

New Zealand Rugby have unveiled the schedule for 2021 during which they are planning to feature in 15 Tests.
10 December 2020

Richie McCaw, Jessy Tremouliere named World Rugby players of decade

New Zealand legend Richie McCaw and France's Jessy Tremouliere have been named the World Rugby's Men's and Women's players of the decade respectively.
9 December 2020

Video Highlights: Rugby Championship Game 5 - Argentina v New Zealand

The fifth game of the Rugby Championship saw New Zealand blank out Argentina 38-0 at McDonald Jones Stadium.
29 November 2020

Match Report: Rugby Championship: Argentina 0-38 New Zealand

Will Jordan scored a double as New Zealand blanked Argentina 38-0 in the fifth round of the Rugby Championship at McDonald Jones Stadium on Saturday.
28 November 2020

Argentina rings the changes for game against New Zealand

Argentina head coach Mario Ledesma has made 10 changes to the starting XV for the upcoming Rugby Championship game against New Zealand to be played in Newcastle on Saturday.
26 November 2020

New Zealand make three changes for clash against Argentina

New Zealand head coach Ian Foster has made three changes to the starting line-up for the fifth round of the Rugby Championship game against Argentina.
26 November 2020

New Zealand slip to third place in World Rugby Rankings

New Zealand have dropped to the third position in the World Rugby Rankings following their recent defeat against Argentina in the third round of the Rugby Championship.
16 November 2020

All Blacks trio head back to New Zealand from Rugby Championship duty

New Zealand have confirmed that three players Ofa Tu'ungafasi, Du’Plessis Kirifi and Peter Umaga-Jensen will head back to the country from the ongoing Rugby Championship campaign.
16 November 2020