Sonny Bill Williams out of Steinlager Series

All Blacks and Blues midfielder Sonny Bill Williams has been ruled out of rugby for several weeks with a knee injury. Williams aggravated an old knee injury this week and Blues medical staff said an x-ray yesterday showed a loose...

Sam Cane and Anton Lienert-Brown support emotional bucket list game

All Blacks Sam Cane and Anton Lienert-Brown flew to Southland to support a dying man's last wish. The pair attended a bucket list rugby match on Saturday for Winton man Blair Vining, 38, who is dying of terminal bowel cancer. A...
Six Nations should have relegation, says Bernard Lapasset of World Rugby

Six Nations should have relegation, says Bernard Lapasset of World Rugby

Romania and Georgia should be given a chance to play in a revamped Six Nations, says outgoing World Rugby chairman Bernard Lapasset.     The Frenchman wants promotion and relegation to be introduced in the tournament - a suggestion backed...
Dan Carter training with Racing 92 (Getty Images)

Highlanders book date with Carter’s club

Dan Carter's new club Racing 92 will face Super Rugby champions the Highlanders in Hong Kong in February. The Paris based Top 14 side replaces European champions Toulon in the one off game. Racing will be playing in Hong Kong for...

All Blacks’ Dan Carter to miss first four weeks of Rugby Championship

The All Blacks’ Dan Carter has a cracked calf bone and is likely to miss the first four weeks of the Rugby Championship, including the Bledisloe Cup opener against the Wallabies.

Highlanders crowned 2015 Super Rugby Champions

The Highlanders won their first Super Rugby title by beating the Hurricanes 14-21 in a frenetic Super Rugby final at Wellington's Westpac Stadium.

Dan Carter and Sonny Bill Williams dumped for All Blacks’ clash with Springboks

The All Blacks selectors' juggling act ahead of the World Cup  continues, with Dan Carter and Sonny Bill Williams among those  to miss the Rugby Championship Test in South Africa.

Six Nations: Who and what to look out for and where to watch in...

The 2015 Six Nations will kick off at the Millennium Stadium with the roof firmly open on Friday night as Wales and England do battle once again.

Boks get All Blacks scalp

Pat Lambie kicked a 79th-minute penalty to give the Springboks a 27-25 win against the All Blacks at Ellis Park on Saturday.

World Rugby Statement: Match officials’ performance review (Australia v Scotland)

Following a full review of match officials’ performance, the World Rugby match official selection committee has clarified the decision made by referee Craig Joubert to award a penalty to Australia for offside in the 78th minute of the Rugby...

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