All Blacks captain Kieran Read has paid tribute to Australia for their 23-18 victory over the world champions on Saturday night.
Australia have produced a performance of huge character to secure their first victory over the world champion All Blacks in eight matches.
Otago has been beaten in the Mitre 10 Cup championship semifinal, going down 48-32 to Bay of Plenty in Tauranga.
Scotland flanker John Hardie has been suspended by club side Edinburgh and told he will not be selected for next month's autumn test series amid a Scottish Rugby Union investigation.
The last man to coach Australia to World Cup glory - Rod Macqueen - believes the Wallabies finally have a team to stand up to the All Blacks.
It was supposed to be a contest but the ones in the wool won easily.
Hugh Tait has been recognised for all the work he does for the oval ball game.
North Otago meets West Coast in a Lochore Cup semifinal this afternoon but North Otago coach Nigel Walsh believes his side should have made the Meads Cup playoffs.
The Otago Spirit is not booking its flights for next week’s final yet as it goes into its semifinal match against North Harbour today.
Otago will not get to face up to one of its old boys today.
It has been a season to remember for Tei Walden — but he does not want it to end yet.
New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and SKY will partner to livestream the All Blacks upcoming matches in a move designed to grow the global fan base for the teams in black.
Just last month, Lima Sopoaga faced the scariest moment of his life.
The Highlanders are looking around for a first five-eighth but it will not be Bay of Plenty pivot Mike Delany.
The four semifinals of the Mitre 10 Cup get under way tonight. Rugby writer Steve Hepburn looks at the chances of the eight teams.
Boom young Otago winger Jona Nareki will miss tomorrow’s semifinal against Bay of Plenty.
Step forward, Lima Sopoaga. The All Blacks will play their first test this year without Beauden Barrett at No 10.
The Wallabies must take every chance they get against the All Blacks or else another Dunedin-style dose of heartbreak could be in order, Karmichael Hunt warns.
With each passing day Beauden Barrett is less likely to feature against the Wallabies on Saturday, signalling a chance for Highlander Lima Sopoaga to be in the starting XV.
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has defended Sonny Bill Williams from criticism in New Zealand media, praising the midfielder's 'hard work' on the field after a long comeback from an Achilles injury.