Georgina Robinson All Blacks winger Cory Jane has taken a leaf out of his coach's book and dared Wallabies five-eighth Kurtley Beale to defend in the front line against New Zealand in the opening Bledisloe Cup Test.
Daniel Gilhooly Julian Savea racked up the big numbers but fellow All Blacks winger Cory Jane had as much reason for satisfaction in Hamilton on Saturday night.
Marc Hinton It was a no-brainer for Steve Hansen to pick Dan Carter to brings up his ton against the Poms at Twickenham, and almost as easy for him to restore Julian Savea to the left wing and give Cory Jane a...
Outside back Cory Jane has been included in the All Blacks' squad for the third Bledisloe Cup clash with Australia, just over a week after coming back from a long spell on the sidelines.
Daniel Gilhooly Cory Jane makes a rapid-fire return to the All Blacks wing while there are two unexpected changes in the forward pack to face Australia in Dunedin.
The All Blacks suffered a double blow on the eve of Saturday's Test against the Wallabies with captain Richie McCaw and wing Cory Jane ruled out after picking up injuries in training.
Liam Napier From the fringe to centre stage, Ryan Crotty will start his first test for the All Blacks in Saturday's rematch with the Wallabies at Eden Park.
Marc Hinton There is a spring in the step of the record-chasing All Blacks as they prepare for a Bledisloe Cup opener of monumental proportions – a situation assistant coach Ian Foster takes as a very good...
Former All Blacks wing Hosea Gear is returning to Super Rugby with the Waikato Chiefs, making him eligible to join New Zealand's World Cup defence in England next year.
Georgina Robinson Two days out from the opening Bledisloe Cup Test, All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has fired up on the Wallabies, training the crosshairs on Kurtley Beale.
Marc Hinton Steve Hansen has sprung a Bledisloe selection surprise of his own, picking the in-form Ben Smith at fullback and dropping a fully fit Israel Dagg for the first time since he became the first-choice...
Liam Napier No major injuries and a chance to blow out some rust; the All Blacks got exactly what they needed from a match against North Harbour and Northland in Albany on Friday night.
Georgina Robinson The Australian Rugby Union is confident it will be able to attract the best talent ahead of Australia's 2016 Olympics sevens campaign without tipping in any extra cash.
Marc Hinton Dan Carter is back, as is Charles Piutau, but it is the selection of Sam Cane ahead of unlucky Crusader Matt Todd that might be considered the chief talking point of Steven Hansen's Rugby...
Paul Cully The Wallabies were good, but only good. Cast your mind back just one year and it is clear that the Wallabies are in a better shape than they were.
Stephen Samuelson Five talking points from Australia's big win over the French in the third Test.
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Mick Cleary The shortest day yielded the longest night for England. This was a desperately dispiriting end to the tour, a rout in the first half, a troubling setback for England as they went down to their second...
Daniel Gilhooly England melted in the face of a merciless All Blacks first-half onslaught to lose the third Test 36-13 in Hamilton and suffer a 3-0 series whitewash.
Toby Robson Super Rugby's defending champions, the Chiefs, suddenly have some work to do after toppling out of the top six with a 45-8 loss to the Hurricanes in Wellington on Saturday night.