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 It was no consolation at all to All Blacks coach Steve Hansen that a post-game meeting with last week’s referee Jaco Peyper yielded a frank “mea culpa” from the South African...
Georgina Robinson All Blacks try-scoring machine Julian Savea hates losing to Australia.
Mark Reason Suddenly these All Blacks didn't look half the team that some people had assumed they were.
Bledisloe Cup: A chat with All Blacks mate breaks on-field silence for Wallabies star Nathan Charles
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.
Liam Napier No Tony Woodcock. No Dan Carter. Now, almost certainly, no Ma'a Nonu and Jerome Kaino. The All Blacks face possibly their greatest test of depth under Steve Hansen this weekend.
New Zealand may have missed out on setting a record for consecutive Test victories but its domination of the game is unlikely to stop soon, an academic study claims.
Rupert Guinness For Rob Horne the memory is not a scar, but it is certainly deep rooted: that being when he first played for the Wallabies in a Test against the All Blacks at Eden Park in Auckland.
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.
Andrew Mehrtens Despite a lot of talk about the All Black response at Eden Park, I see the Wallabies as an even bigger threat this week as they eye a great chance to snap a second win streak in as many weeks.
Paul Suttor Will captain Michael Hooper and a rejuvinated Wallabies side be able to tame the all-conquering All Blacks at ANZ Stadium?
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.
Paul Cully The writing off of the Wallabies tight five from Monday to Friday only for Saturday to make a mockery of those words has become so commonplace it is a pattern.
The All Blacks' preparations for tomorrow night's Bledisloe Cup test with the Wallabies struck a pregnant pause in Sydney early on Friday with Conrad Smith boarding a flight to Wellington to witness...
Rupert Guinness Wallabies captain Michael Hooper’s faith in his restructured forward pack was never clearer than in the last few minutes of the first half of Saturday’s Bledisloe Cup opener against the...
Matthew Burke Click on the Auckland city website and their catch cry is ‘‘The Show never Stops.’’
Georgina Robinson A scrappy band of mud-smeared Wallabies denied the world's best Test rugby dynasty a history-making, record-breaking 18th win on the trot in front of a rain-affected 68,627 fans in Sydney.
Spiro Zavos "I reckon Ewen McKenzie is trying to keep Kurtley Beale in rugby by selecting him as a starter against the All Blacks," Tony said to me when I made my usual morning purchases at his excellent deli...
Peter FitzSimons Oh come on you All Blacks. If the Wallabies do you on Saturday night in the first Test of the Bledisloe Cup like we hope they will, you must lie back and think of England. It might hurt less.
Rupert Guinness Ewen McKenzie believes the Wallabies are ready to show how far they have developed as performers and entertainers one year since their first game under him as their coach when they take on the world...