Latest New Zealand All Blacks news
Evan Pegden The All Blacks have never lost when Aaron Cruden has started at five-eighth. They will have to do without him to defend their World Cup crown.
Even Pegden All Blacks and Chiefs five-eighth Aaron Cruden is understood to have suffered a serious knee injury which could threaten his Rugby World Cup participation.
Marc Hinton All Blacks coach Steve Hansen may have won a significant battle, but the war is set to rage over the availability of key All Blacks for a 2016 season that will take a back seat to the quest for sevens gold at the Olympics.
All Blacks flyhalf Colin Slade has joined the exodus from New Zealand rugby after this year's World Cup by signing a contract until 2018 with French club Pau.
Former New Zealand lock Brad Thorn is retiring at the end of the season following a glittering 21-year career in which won the biggest prizes in rugby league and union.
Richard Knowler The clock is ticking for Dan Carter and Israel Dagg to be fit in time for Saturday's clash with the Chiefs.
All Blacks captain Richie McCaw has given the clearest indication yet that this rugby season will be his last after media reports in France suggested he may be headed there after the World Cup later this year.
Ben Strang The New Zealand women's side have beaten Australia to take out the Brazil Sevens title in São Paulo.
New Zealand's most capped centre Conrad Smith has joined the growing ranks of experienced All Blacks leaving to play abroad after this year's World Cup.
Toby Robson Ma'a Nonu will skip the Hurricanes' season-opener against the Lions as he stays home in Wellington to await the birth of his third child.
Brad Walter She may only be nine weeks old but Sonny Bill Williams daughter is the reason he is returning to the boxing ring on Saturday night and she will be a driving force in his bid to win back-to-back Rugby World Cup later this year.
All Blacks great Dan Carter will come off the reserve bench for the Crusaders in their pre-season game against the Hurricanes in Eketahuna on Saturday.
One-Test All Black Frank Halai to leave New Zealand after inking a deal at glamour British club Wasps.
Duncan Johnstone Ali Williams' battered body says "enough is enough" as he announces his departure from French giants Toulon.
Former All Black banned for six weeks after an ugly high tackle in European rugby competition.
Duncan Johnstone Versatile All Blacks prop Ben Franks is tipped to join British club London Irish after this year’s World Cup.
Richard Knowler All Blacks first five-eighth expected to announce today he has signed a multimillion-dollar deal with a French club.
It's a given that New Zealanders really, really love their world champion All Blacks but some Air New Zealand crew may have been a wee bit too demonstrative.