Ex-All Black Thomson out of Japan hospital
Former Rebels and Reds flanker Adam Thomson has been released from a Japanese hospital after overcoming a spinal infection.
Super Rugby: NZ conference preview
Super Rugby us is up an running for 2018 with play commencing in the South African conference over the weekend. The New Zealand franchises begin their seasons from Friday, so what can we expect?
Hansen: New Zealand coffers not bottomless
All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen has insisted that New Zealand Rugby's finances are not limitless when it comes to keeping their best homegrown players playing Super Rugby.
Defending champs South Africa gifted smooth Comm Games draw
Defending champions South Africa have been gifted what should be a smooth run to the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games finals, while Australia and England will face off in Pool B and New Zealand face Canada.
Yokohama confirmed as venue for Bledisloe III
The Bledisloe Cup is headed back to Japan with New Zealand Rugby confirming this year's third game will be played at Nissan Stadium in Yokohama, the venue for the 2019 Rugby World Cup final.
USA Rugby keen to stage Bledisloe Cup
USA Rugby is determined to make a showpiece of the Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco in a bid to lure more big events to the Bay Area, perhaps even a Bledisloe Cup Test.
Aussie men run riot in Sydney sevens final
Australia have claimed their first men's sevens World Series title since 2012, beating South Africa 29-0 in a brilliant Sydney 7s final.
Aussie women claim Sydney sevens title
Australia have broken a run of five losses to New Zealand, powering to a 31-0 victory in the final of the Sydney 7s.
Australia set up New Zealand clash
Australia have won a thriller against Scotland 24-21 to set up a mouth-watering Sydney 7s quarter-final against New Zealand on Sunday.
Super Rugby returns to Fiji
The Highlanders will take on the Chiefs in a New Zealand Super Rugby derby in June in Fiji.
Super Rugby 2018 preseason form guide
The start of the revamped Super Rugby competition is now just a month away. But what are the 15 teams doing for preseason fixtures? Check out the list of games, and match reports, here!
Wasps complete Sopoaga signing
Wasps director of rugby Dai Young hailed Lima Sopoaga as "world-class" after completing a deal to bring the All Blacks fly-half to the Aviva Premiership.
All Blacks fly-half Sopoaga to join Wasps
Lima Sopoaga has agreed a move to Aviva Premiership club Wasps for next season.
2017 international rugby in numbers
The British & Irish Lions dominated the Test arena this year, but the tourists weren't the only show in town. ESPN delves into the statistics behind another thrilling 12 months of international rugby.
2017 rugby awards: Player, moment & more
As 2018 comes into view, Greg Growden and Tom Hamilton delve into their collective short-term memory banks to dish out their awards for the year.
Savea considers switch to rugby league
With his All Blacks jersey securely in the hands of Rieko Ioane, Julian Savea has admitted a switch of codes has always been a consideration.
SBW hits back at critics of car photo
All Blacks centre Sonny Bill Williams has hit back at critics of a social media post that showed him and his wife driving with their eldest daughter Imaan not in a baby seat.
All Blacks skipper Read needs back surgery
All Blacks skipper Kieran Read will undergo surgery on Saturday on a prolapsed lumbar disc.
World Rugby announce simplified law book
World Rugby have announced they will release a new, more simplified law book from January 1, 2018 designed to make the laws easier to understand.
End-of-year Tests: Team-by-team review
The end-of-year Tests offered international coaches the chance to experiment but what did we learn? Our experts have their say.
Sending off never clouded Meads' greatness
It is 50 years since the late, great Colin Meads became only the second All Black to be sent off in a Test match.
Aussie women run rampant in Dubai win
Australia have got their 2017/18 women's sevens campaign off to a flying start, winning the series opener after thrashing the United States 34-0 in Dubai.
Ian Kirkpatrick: Prolific All Black back row
Ian Kirkpatrick, one of the most prolific back rows to ever play the game, made his All Blacks debut half a century ago.
Test review: Player of the week, flop & more
The All Blacks, England and Ireland rounded off a perfect autumn international period, while Australian and French woes continued with lacklustre performances.But who caught the eye and who had a weekend to forget?
Wallabies return to Gold Coast in 2018
The Wallabies will open their 2018 Rugby Championship home campaign in Sydney in August against New Zealand, followed by two Tests in Queensland.
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