The last two Bledisloe Cup tests in Sydney and Auckland have taken a physical and mental toll on the All Blacks and their coaches.
Beauden Barrett scored a record four tries as the All Blacks withstood a tense first half before running away with the second in a 40-12 victory over Australia at Eden Park on Saturday, ...
Beauden Barrett is barely touching his potential, according to Steve Hansen in a warning that should send ripples of dismay through New Zealand's test rugby rivals.
Michael Cheika has launched a furious defence of his Wallabies coaching job, saying it's "naive" to think he's worried about his future.
It just isn't fair. The Wallabies got themselves all revved up, fixed plenty from last week, gave everything they had and still took a royal thumping.
The All Blacks' preparation for a test in which they could retain the Bledisloe Cup has been hampered slightly by a knee injury to flanker Sam Cane.
The All Blacks learned the hard way last year that the Wallabies will respond to an opening Bledisloe Cup loss with a bit of fire and brimstone in the return game.
Wallabies props Tom Robertson and Sekope Kepu have been dropped to the bench for the second Bledisloe Cup clash with New Zealand in Auckland on Saturday.
The All Blacks have gone for a battering ram approach to their midfield for the second Bledisloe Cup test on Saturday, giving Ngani Laumape the No 12 jersey in the absence of Ryan Crotty.
Former All Black Jeff Wilson is questioning the Wallabies' fitness level after they struggled to keep pace with New Zealand during last weekend's test loss in Sydney.
The All Blacks were determined to draw a "line in the sand" against the Wallabies in the Rugby Championship opener after being impressed by their forwards during the June series against Ireland,...
All Black Ryan Crotty's terrible run of misfortune continues. With six concussions in less than 18 months, his immediate future in the game may be in doubt.
The Wallabies were desperate for a new beginning but the first Bledisloe of the year ran into a familiar and well-worn script.
All Blacks lock Sam Whitelock has lauded the big engines of his Wallaby counterparts, as he prepares to enter the record books when he runs out against Australia this weekend.
There's some hidden signals within the prevailing mood of the All Blacks that they expect to encounter a genuinely rather than superficially physical Wallabies team on Saturday – which hasn't...
In a world of uncertainties the All Blacks probably feel one thing almost guaranteed not to happen in the opening Bledisloe test is for there to be any hint of panic in their midfield.
Utility back Reece Hodge will fill the Wallabies' troublesome centre position for Saturday's Rugby Championship clash with the All Blacks in Sydney.