In something of a shock selection, Otago prop George Bower has been named in the All Black squad to travel to Australia for the Tri Nations.
All Blacks halfback and Hurricanes co-captain TJ Perenara has confirmed he will miss next year's Super Rugby season and head to Japan on a short-term playing contract.
The All Blacks have taken a big step towards retaining the Bledisloe Cup with a victory over the Wallabies at their fortress Eden Park during which wing Caleb Clarke announced himself on the world...
Wallabies coach Dave Rennie has made four changes to his team for the second Bledisloe Cup test against the All Blacks in Auckland on Sunday.
Rieko Ioane has been benched after his blunder against the Wallabies in favour of Caleb Clarke, as the All Blacks ring changes for the second Bledisloe match.
The All Blacks just have to look in the mirror to see who can make a difference this week. But is it that simple? Rugby writer Steve Hepburn ponders what happened last Sunday and what needs to...
All Black star George Bridge has injured himself at training, dealing the team another big blow as they prepare for the second Bledisloe Cup test at Eden Park on Sunday.
As has been the case throughout the sporting world in 2020, codes have had to adjust to the environment created by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Those demanding the All Blacks make mass changes in the wake of their drawn Bledisloe Cup opener are likely to be disappointed, though tweaks seem inevitable.
The All Blacks could be without veteran Crusaders lock Sam Whitelock for Sunday's Bledisloe Cup clash against the Wallabies at Eden Park.
The All Blacks had a chance to win the first Bledisloe Cup test but refused to go for a dropped goal. Jeff Cheshire says they were foolish to not look for the posts, while Steve Hepburn believes the try option should always win out.
The Ian Foster-Sam Cane All Blacks era started on a nervous note with a dramatic draw that stretched nine minutes into added time and could easily have gone either way.
The All Blacks' first Bledisloe Cup clash against the Wallabies will be the first time the NZ side will be on the field since the conclusion of the disappointing 2019 Rugby World Cup.
Compared to his previous 99 rugby test matches, Australia captain Michael Hooper says the build-up to his team's first Bledisloe Cup encounter with the All Blacks has been "strange."
From the Rugby Championship scheduling saga to Beauden Barrett's late scratching, there's no shortage of distractions and disruptions for the All Blacks to contend with before the opening Bledisloe...
All Blacks star Beauden Barrett has been ruled out of tomorrow's Bledisloe Cup opener against the Wallabies in Wellington, with Damian McKenzie getting the call-up.
Director-general of health Dr Ashley Bloomfield will be one of the 30,000 or so fans heading to the Bledisloe Cup test on Sunday - but he's warned anyone not feeling well to stay at home.
The All Blacks will finally take the field on Sunday when they play the Wallabies in Wellington. Rugby writer Steve Hepburn looks at some issues involved in the game and what might happen.