Standout Laumape knocking on All Blacks door
NRL convert Ngani Laumape took a further step towards a first All Blacks start with yet another bullocking display for the Hurricanes on Tuesday night.
Gatland laughs off clown cartoon
Warren Gatland has insisted he "couldn't give a toss" about the New Zealand Herald mocking him up as a cartoon clown.
Injury set to end Henshaw's Lions tour
Robbie Henshaw's British & Irish Lions tour looks to be over after he was forced off with a shoulder injury against the Hurricanes on Tuesday.
Kaino: No intention to injure in Murray incident
All Blacks back-rower Jerome Kaino said he would never intentionally hurt an opposition player and that the weekend's incident involving British & Irish Lions scrum-half Conor Murray was more an issue of poor timing.
Hansen: Gatland claims 'desperate'
Just when it looked like the talking would happen on the pitch the war of words reignited between the two coaches after Steve Hansen bit back at Warren Gatland's allegations over the All Blacks targeting Conor Murray.
Lions ponder reshuffle for All Blacks Test
Warren Gatland is pondering "shaking up" the team selection ahead of the second Test with Maro Itoje and Sam Warburton pushing their claims for starting positions.
Gatland wants ref protection for Murray
British & Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland will ask the referees to clamp down on the All Blacks' "dangerous" harassment of Conor Murray's kicking game after Saturday's first Test defeat to New Zealand.
Lions face Savea, J. Barrett, Laumape vs. Canes
The Hurricanes have selected All Blacks backs Julian Savea, Jordie Barrett and Ngani Laumape to face the British & Irish Lions in the final midweek game of the Lions tour of New Zealand.
Ioane pounces to set path for All Blacks stardom
We should have known something was up when Julian Savea couldn't get a game. After a quiet first 40, Rieko Ioane repaid the faith of coach Steve Hansen with a second-half double to announce himself as the All Blacks' latest backline gem.
All Blacks park razzle-dazzle for route-one rugby
They're usually the kings of attacking wizardry but that wasn't the case in the first Test as the All Blacks took a leaf out of Warren Gatland's book with their crash and bash approach guiding them to victory over the Lions.
ABs captain Read 'a fierce warrior' - Hansen
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen heaped praise on the performance of captain Kieran Read in what was just his fourth game of the year in the 30-15 win over the British & Irish Lions.
Lions errors are 'fixable' - Gatland
British & Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland believes the errors which led to their first Test defeat to the All Blacks are "fixable".
All Blacks vs. Lions: Who said what
The British & Irish Lions were left to rue poor finishing after world champions New Zealand won a thrilling first Test 30-15 in Auckland.
Lions player ratings vs. All Blacks
The British & Irish Lions fell to a first Test 30-15 defeat against New Zealand, despite scoring a memorable first-half try. Here is how the players rated against the All Blacks.
All Blacks player ratings vs. Lions
The All Blacks defeated the British & Irish Lions 30-15 at Eden Park to take a 1-0 series lead against the British & Irish Lions. Here is how those in black rated in the first Test.
Clinical All Blacks take Lions series lead
New Zealand proved too strong for the British & Irish Lions at Eden Park as they took a 1-0 series lead on Saturday.
Fox preaches All Blacks 'triple-threat attack'
Former New Zealand fly-half Grant Fox has warned the British & Irish Lions of the All Blacks triple-threat attack led by Beauden Barrett ahead of the first Test at Eden Park.
Time for talking over as first Test looms
Bluff, counter-bluff, 'Warrenball' and suicidal schedules. The time for talking is almost over as the All Blacks host the British & Irish Lions at Eden Park on Saturday.
Murray: Lions not intimidated by Eden Park record
British & Irish Lions scrum-half Conor Murray says the Lions are 'excited about what we can do' as they look to end the All Blacks unbeaten run at Eden Park that's stretched 23 years.
Battle off the bench: Lions can match ABs for impact
It's one thing to rattle the All Blacks, another to finish the job. But where other teams have failed in recent times, the Lions look to have the impact off the bench to stay with the All Blacks for 80 minutes -- Sam Bruce writes.
Why the All Blacks adore Eden Park
on the eve of the first Test between the All Blacks and Lions, we've dug deep into the history books with the help of Opta Stats to bring you some of the incredible numbers that reflect New Zealand's love affair with Eden Park.
Carter: Lions series the pinnacle for All Blacks
Dan Carter savoured first hand the frenzy the British & Irish Lions engendered in his homeland the last time they visited in 2005 -- and still recalls the experience with palpable awe and wonder.
Williams cannot forget Lions who changed New Zealand
The names of the 1971 British & Irish Lions forever run through the great Bryan Williams' mind. They were the tourists who helped change New Zealand rugby.
The history of Lions stand-in captains
As anybody who managed a pre-tour bet on Peter O'Mahony leading the British & Irish Lions in the first Test against the All Blacks staggers out of their bookies we look at previous occasions where the Lions have been led by a stand-in captain.
Hansen no 'bully' but ABs will raise concerns with Peyper
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen says he won't open a dialogue on the laws of rugby in the media and will instead keep his pre-match conversation with referee Jaco Peyper private ahead of the first Test against the British & Irish Lions.
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