All Blacks

Losing Robbie Deans to Wallabies hurt, says All Blacks Dan Carter

Darren Walton All Blacks superstar Dan Carter has admitted how shattered he was to learn that Robbie Deans was leaving New Zealand to coach the Wallabies.

Dane Coles to join All Blacks in South Africa

Hooker Dane Coles will rejoin the All Blacks squad ahead of their Test in South Africa following the birth of his first child.

New Zealand All Blacks take third successive Rugby Championship

Content: All Blacks coach Steve Hansen.

Liam Napier Steve Hansen is generally difficult to please but, other than a head knock to Brodie Retallick, the All Blacks coach cut a satisfied figure after his side clinched a third successive Rugby...

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All Blacks' dominance worthy of special praise

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Matthew Burke If there was to be a World Cup without the All Blacks, we would have a great chance of lifting the William Webb Ellis trophy. Unfortunately that isn't going to happen.

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Pumas change three for All Blacks Test

Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe will miss next week's Test against the Wallabies.

Argentina made three changes in the starting lineup to face New Zealand in the Rugby Championship on Saturday.

All Blacks win third successive Rugby Championship

Malakai Fekitoa of the All Blacks charges through the Pumas defence.

The All Blacks wrapped up their third successive Rugby Championship crown with a comprehensive 34-13 win over Argentina in La Plata.

Kurtley Beale incident is complicated, says Ewen McKenzie

Kurtley Beale

Georgina Robinson An in-flight slanging match between Kurtley Beale and a team official has thrown into turmoil the Wallabies' preparations for a must-win Test against Argentina this weekend. 

Rookie hooker Nathan Harris in line for All Blacks debut

Rookie hooker Nathan Harris is expected to make his test debut for the All Blacks when they face Argentina in the fifth round of the Rugby Championship in La Plata on Saturday after being named on...

Senior All Blacks 'disappointed' in Aaron Cruden

Conrad Smith.

Liam Napier In a version of the catch cry ''we are not angry but disappointed'', two senior members of the All Blacks leadership group have expressed their sense of being let down by Aaron Cruden.

All Blacks stand down Aaron Cruden after night out

Aaron Cruden on Saturday night.

Liam Napier All Blacks five-eighth Aaron Cruden will miss the Rugby Championship Tests against Argentina and South Africa for disciplinary reasons.

Richie McCaw's try gives All Blacks tense win over Springboks

Skipper's score: Richie McCaw scores the all-important five-pointer.

The All Blacks have a third successive Rugby Championship crown in their sights after beating South Africa 14-10 Saturday in a top-of-the-table clash involving the world's top ranked sides.

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Graham Henry says losing might be good for All Blacks

World Cup-winning coach Graham Henry has committed the ultimate sin in rugby-mad New Zealand, suggesting it would not hurt the All Blacks if they lose a game before they defend the Webb Ellis trophy...

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All Blacks accuse Boks of time-wasting

Richie McCaw.

Daniel Gilhooly The All Blacks say South Africa have returned to their time-wasting antics, at the same ground where they first accused them of feigning injuries eight years ago.

Uncapped Nathan Harris named in All Blacks squad

Uncapped hooker Nathan Harris is almost certain to make his Test debut during New Zealand's final two Rugby Championship matches in Argentina and South Africa after being named in Steve Hansen's...

More desperation needed to beat All Blacks, says former Wallabies coach Eddie Jones

Wake-up call: Eddie Jones at Coogee Beach.

Rupert Guinness Former Wallabies coach Eddie Jones is back to full health and has some opinions on how Australia can improve.

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Aaron Cruden returns as Steve Hansen makes three changes to All Blacks

Aaron Cruden.

Flyhalf Aaron Cruden has returned to the All Blacks' starting side after recovering from a chest injury to face South Africa in the fourth round of the Rugby Championship at Wellington Regional...

Springboks recall Handre Pollard for All Blacks Test

Wellington: South Africa have made one change to their team for the Rugby Championship Test against the All Blacks on Saturday, recalling Handre Pollard at five-eighth.

Bledisloe Cup: A chat with All Blacks mate breaks on-field silence for Wallabies star Nathan Charles

Friend among the enemy: Wallabies hooker Nathan Charles enjoys a friendship with All Blacks great Keven Mealamu.

Rupert Guinness It was brief, but their private on-field chat stood out amidst the relative silence among the Wallabies and All Blacks after their 12-12 draw at ANZ Stadium last Saturday.

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Union

Former Wallaby Owen Finegan says no such thing as Eden Park hoodoo against All Blacks

Owen Finnegan takes on the All blacks in 2001.

David Polkinghorne Wallabies World Cup winner Owen Finegan dismisses the existence of an Eden Park hoodoo - the All Blacks are just good everywhere, especially at home.

Julian Savea brace helps All Blacks to bonus point win over Pumas

Getting away: Beauden Barrett (L) runs with the ball.

Two tries to powerhouse winger Julian Savea propelled the All Blacks to a convincing 28-9 win over Argentina at a rain-soaked McLean Park in Napier on Saturday night.

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