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Rugby: Nonu signs on at French club

Rugby: Nonu signs on at French club

Veteran All Black centre back Ma'a Nonu will play for Toulon after next year's World Cup, the French club has announced.

Rugby: Super 15 holiday break begins

Rugby: Super 15 holiday break begins

The Highlanders have begun their two-week Christmas break, as the start of the serious stuff looms closer.

Sevens: Two key figures missing for Otago

Sevens: Two key figures missing for Otago

Otago will be missing two of its key players at next month's national sevens tournament.

Rugby: Carter move puts spotlight on McCaw, Nonu

Rugby: Carter move puts spotlight on McCaw, Nonu

Dan Carter's confirmation yesterday of a move to play in Paris following next year's World Cup has shifted the spotlight on to the plans of the All Blacks' other veterans including skipper Richie McCaw and Ma'a Nonu.

Rugby: On his day, he could do it all

Rugby: On his day, he could do it all

Dan Carter is off to France but what will be his legacy? Rugby writer Steve Hepburn asks three questions about the man from Southbridge.

Rugby: Carter confirms France move

Rugby: Carter confirms France move

World leading points scorer Daniel Carter will join French club Racing Metro on a three-year contract after next year's rugby World Cup, a move that will almost certainly bring an end to his storied international career.

Rugby: Ashley-Cooper to join Bordeaux

Rugby: Ashley-Cooper to join Bordeaux

Australia utility back Adam Ashley-Cooper has started an expected post-World Cup exodus by announcing he will join French club Bordeaux-Begles after next year's global showpiece tournament.

Rugby: Cunning plan, with a few hitches

Rugby: Cunning plan, with a few hitches

The winning pair in the Highlanders hitchhiking race from Dunedin to Alexandra may have had a cunning tactic, but there was no red carpet at the finish line.

Rugby: Hansen keen to break Cup coaching cycle

Rugby: Hansen keen to break Cup coaching cycle

Steve Hansen, the first All Black coach to be appointed beyond a World Cup cycle, hopes he has set a new trend.

Rugby: Highlanders thumbing their way to Central

Rugby: Highlanders thumbing their way to Central

They are paid to tackle, pass and run.

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