New Zealand

Ardie Savea wins New Zealand's Player of the Year Award

All Blacks back-row Ardie Savea claimed the prestigious Player of the Year honour in the New Zealand Rugby Awards that was announced on Thursday.
13 December 2019

New Zealand appoint Ian Foster as head coach

New Zealand Rugby has confirmed the appointment of Ian Foster as the new head coach of All Blacks.
11 December 2019

Steve Hansen joins Toyota Verblitz as coaching consultant

Toyota Verblitz have hired the services of former All Blacks coach Steve Hansen as a consultant of the Japanese Top League side.
3 December 2019

New Zealand's home schedule for 2020 unveiled

The New Zealand Rugby has unveiled the home fixtures for the All Blacks in 2020 including the Rugby Championship schedules.
2 December 2019

New Zealand international Ardie Savea to be on sidelines for lengthy period

New Zealand international Ardie Savea is set to remain on the sidelines for a lengthy period following a knee injury.
2 December 2019

Scotland to face Argentina, Japan and New Zealand in 2020 autumn series

Scotland will line up against Argentina, Japan and New Zealand in their autumn international series that will be played in November next year.
19 November 2019

Jamie Joseph rules himself out of All Blacks role after committing to Japan

Former New Zealand international Jamie Joseph has ended speculation of his ambition to coach the All Blacks after committing to Japan until the end of the 2023 World Cup.
18 November 2019

Commitment to Chiefs and British and Irish Lions made Warren Gatland opt out of New Zealand chance

Warren Gatland has stated that his commitment to Super Rugby club Chiefs and British and Irish Lions made him opt out of the race for New Zealand coaching job.
12 November 2019

Beauden Barrett believes Ian Foster can succeed Steve Hansen as New Zealand coach

New Zealand international Beauden Barrett has backed Ian Foster to replace outgoing All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen.
7 November 2019

Pure VPN’s RWC XV of the Tournament

As the dust begins to settle on South Africa’s third Rugby World Cup title victory, Talking Rugby Union and Pure VPN have put together their XV of the tournament.
6 November 2019

Sonny Bill Williams switches code to join Toronto Wolfpack

Former All Blacks centre Sonny Bill Williams has returned back to rugby league after signing a two-year contract with Toronto Wolfpack.
5 November 2019

Highlights: New Zealand v Wales - World Cup Bronze Medal match

New Zealand signed off from the World Cup with a third place finish after defeating Wales 40-17.
2 November 2019

Rugby Rumours: SBW's record, All Blacks' future, Dombrandt switch and Sarries new no.9

SBW's record, All Blacks' future, Dombrandt switch and Sarries new no.9
1 November 2019

New Zealand beat Wales 40-17 to finish third in World Cup

New Zealand finished their World Cup campaign on a high as they defeated Wales 40-17 in the Bronze Medal game at Tokyo Stadium on Friday.
1 November 2019

Japan shortlisted in World Rugby Team of the Year

Japan's impressive performance in the World Cup has seen them shortlisted in the World Rugby Team of the Year.
1 November 2019

Wales rings the changes for New Zealand clash

Wales have made nine changes to their starting line-up for the World Cup Bronze medal game against New Zealand on what will be their final game under head coach Warren Gatland.
30 October 2019

New Zealand make seven changes for Bronze medal game against Wales

New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen has made seven changes in the starting line-up for the bronze medal game against Wales to be played on Friday in Tokyo.
30 October 2019

England's haka response could hand them punishment

England could face punishment from World Rugby for their response to New Zealand's haka before their semi-final clash at International Stadium Yokohama last weekend.
29 October 2019

Highlights: England v New Zealand - World Cup semi-final

England booked their place in the World Cup final by beating New Zealand.
28 October 2019

Magnificent England beat New Zealand to reach World Cup final

England beat champions New Zealand 19-7 to reach their first World Cup final in 12 years.
26 October 2019