Paul Cully When the Brumbies lost to the Stormers at the weekend, they did so obviously hindered by the lack of the booming left boot of their exciting fullback Jesse Mogg, a name already mentioned as a...
Richard Shute Join RugbyHeaven as the Queensland Reds seek to break the Dunedin hoodoo against the winless Highlanders.
Westpac Stadium, Wellington, Saturday 5.35pm (AEDT)
Liam Napier AS THEY move out of the shadows and back into the limelight, the Hurricanes must cope with renewed external pressure in 2013.
LONDON: All Blacks veterans Dan Carter and Keven Mealamu are set to return from injury to face England at Twickenham on Saturday, as the world champions look to end their 2012 season undefeated.
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has named his strongest starting line-up for Saturday's one-off Test against Wales, restoring skipper Richie McCaw and star fly-half Dan Carter to the side.
Georgina Robinson FLORENCE: Coach Robbie Deans has every reason to believe the Wallabies learnt the lessons of that dark night in Paris and will save themselves the pain of another disappointment against Italy on...
Paul Cully No one has ever claimed it wasn't a cruel game: for most of the match Italy's five-eighth Luciano Orquera had outplayed his opposite, Kurtley Beale, yet it was left to him to hit a 79th-minute...
All Blacks No.8 Kieran Read will captain New Zealand for the first time in the Test against Italy at Stadio Olimpico in Rome on Sunday (AEDT).
A dominant second-half display by a largely experimental New Zealand team ended Italy's hopes of causing a monumental rugby upset in a 42-10 reverse at the Olympic Stadium on Saturday.
George Berry All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has one eye on the future after selecting a new-look midfield partnership for the Test against Scotland at Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh on Sunday.
Toby Robson Tim Visser looks like a lock, speaks like a Dutchman and once dreamed of emulating Jonah Lomu and Tana Umaga.
David Kelso Scotland suffered at the hands of New Zealand on Sunday with the hosts competitive for the bulk of an enthralling tussle at Murrayfield, yet paying the price for defensive lapses at crucial moments...
Georgina Robinson THE Wallabies have spent the week analysing All Blacks five-eighth Dan Carter's game in an effort to prepare themselves for an onslaught of pressure in Brisbane tomorrow night.
Matt Burke With the last domestic international of the year behind us it would seem only fit to give some thought to the best of the best this year.
Uncapped players Tawera Kerr-Barlow and Dane Coles were called up in world No.1 New Zealand's 32-man squad named on Monday for their four-Test rugby union tour of Europe.
Paul Cully There was a wonderfully expressive look on the pained face of Argentina's Patricio Albacete in the 71st minute against the All Blacks.
Paul Cully There's no doubt about it, the All Blacks dominate the Wallabies in every department.
Hooker Keven Mealamu will on Saturday become only the third player to win 100 caps for the All Blacks when he starts against Australia in the Bledisloe Cup clash in Brisbane.
WELLINGTON: New Zealand will take three five-eighths to the Rugby Championship matches in Argentina and South Africa.