Referees named for British and Irish Lions tour
Two French referees and a South African will take charge of the British and Irish Lions' Tests against world champions New Zealand this summer.
All Blacks set for warm-up ahead of Lions
New Zealand Rugby boss Steve Tew has confirmed the All Blacks will play at least one match before this year's Test series against the British & Irish Lions.
All Blacks confirm fixture against Barbarians
The Barbarians have confirmed they will meet the All Blacks at Twickenham on November 4, an announcement which ends any hope of England playing New Zealand this year.
England-ABs Test reportedly dead in the water
England's plan to set up a Test rugby showdown with the All Blacks in November is reportedly dead in the water, with the anniversary clash against the Barbarians set to go ahead instead.
Moving Baa-Baas for England-ABs 'a travesty'
If the Barbarians, celebrating 125 years of their rugby, are overlooked to make way for an England v All Blacks game in November it will be a travesty -- Craig Dowd writes.
New Zealand Team of the Week
The Crusaders and Chiefs remain unbeaten while the Hurricanes delivered an emphatic statement in the repeat of the 2015 Super Rugby final but which New Zealand players made our team of the week?
Jones: England want All Blacks test
Eddie Jones conceded England simply weren't good enough as their winning run was brought to an abrupt end by a brilliant Ireland performance, but the coach would love a crack at the All Blacks.
Jenkins, Rowntree join Lions coaching team
Harlequins forwards coach Graham Rowntree has been appointed as assistant coach for the British and Irish Lions ahead of their tour to New Zealand this summer.
World Rugby reveals details of new global calendar
World Rugby has released details of the post-2019 global calendar, which it says will increase matches between Tier One and Two nations by 39 percent.
Carter backs England Vs. All Blacks clash
Former All Blacks fly-half Dan Carter insists a New Zealand clash with England would be a classic if given the go ahead for November.
Jones backs England-All Blacks autumn Test - report
The Press Association has claimed that England are exploring the idea of facing New Zealand this autumn with coach Eddie Jones' approval.
Chiefs' Kerr-Barlow joins European exodus
All Blacks scrum-half Tawera Kerr-Barlow has joined Chiefs teammates Aaron Cruden and James Lowe in opting for a move to European rugby later this year.
Hansen insists England praise was genuine
New Zealand coach Steve Hansen insists his praise of England was genuine after being compared to fairytale predator the Big Bad Wolf by Eddie Jones.
How unbeaten England stack up against history
One way to get some perspective on the achievement of Eddie Jones's England in winning 18 straight international matches is to consider the record marks set by other rugby nations.
Super Rugby set to downsize to 16 teams
Cheetahs CEO Harold Verster insists his side will retain their Super Rugby status but that the competition will be reduced from 18 to 16 teams for next season.
Milner-Skudder's horror injury run continues
Luckless Hurricanes livewire Nehe Milner-Skudder will miss at least six weeks of Super Rugby after fracturing his foot against the Chiefs.
All Blacks still cast shadow over unbeaten England
England's pack would give the All Blacks something to think about, but New Zealand are still far more street-smart than Eddie Jones' side, writes Greg Growden.
Beale-Kerevi midfield offers respite from Aussie woe
Australian sides still boast just the one win against cross-conference opposition after Super Rugby Round 3. The outlook is glum, but there is some good news in a potential Wallabies midfield.
Carter booed off pitch in Racing 92 return
All Blacks great Dan Carter has been booed off the field in his first French rugby match since being caught drink-driving in Paris.
Hansen: Ford and Farrell are world class
An improved work ethic is the secret to England's 18-game winning run according to All Blacks boss Steve Hansen and he feels Eddie Jones' team do possess world-class talent in their midfield duo
NZ Rugby launch concussion blue cards
New Zealand Rugby is cracking down on concussion, introducing a new blue card initiative across all adult rugby games in its 14 largest provincial unions.
Dowd: Lowe's departure sours sweet Kiwi derbies
The New Zealand's derbies have been enjoyable, even only two weeks into the season. But James Lowe's announcement of a move offshore shows what the country is dealing with -- Craig Dowd writes.
Leinster sign Maori All Blacks star James Lowe
Leinster have bolstered their options on the wing with the signing of Maori All Blacks star James Lowe.
Injuries add to pain for Highlanders
Flankers and hookers continue to crumple at the Highlanders Super Rugby team, with James Lentjes and Adrian Smith both set to be out for long periods.
NZ women thump Aussies for Vegas Sevens crown
The Black Ferns Sevens have thumped Australia four tries to one for a 28-5 win in the final of the Las Vegas women's rugby sevens tournament.
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