Dan Carter loses sponsorship deal
All Blacks great Dan Carter has lost a valuable sponsorship deal after being charged with drink-driving in Paris last week.
Gatland warns Lions of New Zealand 'stings'
British & Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland has warned his side of the possibility of negative stories or "stings" when the team travel to New Zealand to face the All Blacks this summer.
Lions to face Blues, Crusaders All Blacks
New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen has stated no Crusaders or Blues All Blacks will be prevented from lining up for their Super Rugby teams against Warren Gatland's British & Irish Lions.
Lam hits back at Hansen comments
Connacht head coach Pat Lam has hit back at All Blacks coach Steve Hansen's comments referring to the former Blues and and Auckland coach as an "ex New Zealander".
All Blacks' player retention issue turns personal
Irate former Blues coach Pat Lam has hit out at being called an "ex New Zealander" by All Blacks coach Steve Hansen as New Zealand Rugby's player drain continues to divide opinion.
Luatua: Bristol and NZ offers night and day
Steven Luatua stated the comparison between offers by New Zealand rugby and Aviva Premiership side Bristol was night and day, as he puts family ahead of his All Blacks ambitions.
Bristol sign All Black Luatua ahead of next season
Bristol have confirmed that All Black back-rower Steven Luatua will join them ahead of next season.
Dagg to remain with All Blacks until 2019 Rugby World Cup
Israel Dagg will remain with the All Blacks until after the 2019 Rugby World Cup, putting an end to speculation that he would follow Aaron Cruden to the northern hemisphere.
Former All Blacks back-rower Lauaki dies at 35
Former All Blacks and Chiefs back-rower Sione Lauaki has died aged 35.
Bug-gate just another 'Get Smart' rugby episode
For decades, Australian and New Zealand teams have been accusing each other of despicable deeds. The charging of a security guard over 'bug-gate' only adds to the list, Greg Growden writes.
Smith re-signs with All Blacks, Highlanders
All Blacks vice-captain Ben Smith has signed a long-term deal with his Super Rugby side the Highlanders and the All Blacks that will see him remain in New Zealand through to 2020.
Henry on Schmidt: Why the Ireland coach is driving standards
'I think he's a very special coach' -- Graham Henry talks to ESPN about Ireland's Joe Schmidt and why the struggle for coaching existence in New Zealand is driving worldwide standards.
Two All Blacks named in Brisbane Tens
Just two All Blacks who played on last November's northern hemisphere tour have been included among the five New Zealand squads for the inaugural Brisbane Tens.
Tietjens suggests Wellington Sevens moves to Fiji, Samoa
Former All Blacks Sevens coach Sir Gordon Tietjens has suggested the Wellington Sevens be moved to either Fiji or Samoa following another poor attendance at this year's event.
Milner-Skudder commits to All Blacks until 2019
The Hurricanes back-three was one of the stars of the 2015 Rugby World Cup with six tries.
Warren Gatland adds 3 to his Lions backroom team for New Zealand
Lions appoint Rhodri Bown as head analyst, Eanna Falvey as head of medical, and head of strength and conditioning Paul Stridgeon for the 10-match New Zealand tour.
Cruden signs three-year deal with Montpellier
All Blacks fly-half Aaron Cruden has reportedly given up his All Blacks jersey and signed a two-year deal with Montpellier, according to French media.
All Black Alby Mathewson joins Bristol
Bristol have completed the signing of All Blacks scrum-half Alby Mathewson on a deal until the end of the current season.
Jones searching for formula to beat All Blacks
The England coach believes losing key players to the British & Irish Lions tour this summer will only help build the squad depth needed to defeat New Zealand.
2016 in numbers: From a lack of drop-goals to the 110-year wait
It was the year of Eddie's England, of the Irish in Chicago and all of the All Blacks continuing to win, most of the time anyway. This was 2016, by the numbers....
Toulouse sign All Blacks prop Faumuina
Toulouse have announced the signing of 29 year-old All Blacks prop Charlie Faumuina, who will join up with the four-time European Cup winners after the Blues' 2017 Super Rugby season.
The 2016 ESPN Rugby Christmas Quiz
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Super Rugby 2017 preseason fixtures
Stay across all the preseason action as Super Rugby sides get their final preparations in before the 2017 season kicks-off, including the Brisbane Global Tens.
Munster not interested in Ben Smith
Munster have ruled out a move for All Blacks star Ben Smith.
Williams sisters to face Savea brothers in fundraiser
Serena and Venus Williams will face All Blacks brothers Julian and Ardie Savea in a charity doubles match to raise money for the Kaikoura earthquake fund.
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