Wyatt Crockett is set for one final international swansong when he captains the Barbarians against the Pumas at Twickenham this weekend.
Scott Robertson has expressed interest in the All Blacks head coach job as speculation mounts about Steve Hansen's future.
Otago lock Tom Rowe said it was simply a no-brainer when he was offered the chance to play Super Rugby.
He's the most in-demand coach on the planet and his decision to seemingly turn his back on an All Blacks coaching role has sent shockwaves through world rugby.
The All Black season has come to an end. While not a vintage year, it was far from the disaster many are painting. Rugby writer Steve Hepburn hands out a few awards.
World Rugby's awards in Monaco turned green as Ireland's Johnny Sexton and Joe Schmidt led a treble of player, coach and team of the year triumphs. Try of the year went to the All Black's Brodie Retallick.
New Zealand smashed Italy 66-3 in Rome on Saturday, finishing its European tour with a 10-try romp and leaving coach Steve Hansen with plenty to consider as he looks to settle on a squad to defend...
Fiji have pulled off a remarkable test triumph with their first win over France, getting home 21-14 in front of a stunned Stade de France crowd.
England have beaten a ragged Australia 37-18 at Twickenham, claiming a record sixth successive win in the 50th meeting of the old sporting rivals.
Wales battled to a 20-11 victory over South Africa at the Principality Stadium for an important pre-World Cup triumph.
New Zealand-born winger Sean Maitland scored a try 15 minutes from time to earn Scotland a hard-fought 14-9 victory over Argentina at Murrayfield.
Jordie Barrett scored four tries and Damian McKenzie three as the All Blacks ran in 10 altogether to smash Italy 66-3 in Rome.
All Black coach Steve Hansen has leapt to the defence of captain Kieran Read in the wake of criticism of recent performances by the 117-cap veteran.
A former Highlanders player is set to start at fullback for Italy when they take on the All Blacks in Rome this weekend.
Under-fire All Blacks captain Kieran Read says an order to take a dropped goal in the dying minutes of the 36-34 loss to the Springboks in September was ignored by first-five Beauden Barrett.
There's a return for Waisake Naholo as the All Blacks make 11 changes to their starting team to take on Italy in Rome at the weekend.