The Southern Steel has lost a tight game against the Mainland Tactix in Dunedin this afternoon.
Steve Hansen has called on World Rugby to take ownership of the decision-making by referees in an increasingly complex game.
Wellington ice hockey fans have been left out in the cold after organisers announced the cancellation of the planned USA v Canada clash in Westpac Stadium today.
The Kiwis have failed in their first assignment under Michael Maguire, going down 36-18 to England in Denver.
A dramatic stoppage-time goal has given holders Germany a 2-1 win over Sweden to keep alive their hopes of qualifying for the World Cup last 16.
England ended their five-match winless run with a deserved 25-10 victory over South Africa in the third and final test at a wet and windy Newlands.
Ireland earned a landmark 20-16 win over Australia on Saturday as Jonny Sexton's boot helped them secure their first away series victory over the Wallabies in 39 years.
All Black coach Steve Hansen says he is ''pretty happy'' with his side after they swept the three-test series against France.
Mexico built on the momentum from their win over Germany by overpowering South Korea 2-1 to take a giant step towards the last 16 of the World Cup.
The White Ferns suffered a 54-run loss to England in their Twenty20 Tri-Series match on Sunday morning.
The All Blacks took their selection risk and having dispatched France with room to spare and been given answers to the test readiness of a few fringe individuals, they will feel they got their reward.
The race for the Citizens Shield has been thrown open after a topsy-turvy round today.
Otago Boys' High School first XV made an impressive start to the top six of the premier school competition with a 53-0 win against Mt Aspiring College in Wanaka.
It's been a cool day but the atmosphere is warming up as fans get ready for tonight's test between New Zealand and France in Dunedin.
Green Island has pulled off the upset of the season with a 42-10 win against University at Miller Park.
A thunderous strike by Granit Xhaka and a last-minute breakaway goal by Xherdan Shaqiri have given Switzerland a 2-1 win over Serbia.
All Blacks lead France 21-14 at half-time after another controversial refereeing decision went against the men in blue.
A first-half blitz helped the Otago Gold Rush to a fourth consecutive win last night.
Damian McKenzie is the Energizer bunny.
The Highlanders provided the French Barbarians with a set-piece lesson in the game in Invercargill last night.