Kieran Read will become the second most capped All Blacks captain of all time when he steps on to the Tokyo Stadium pitch against Wales tomorrow.
England have been reprimanded and fined for their haka facing tactic in Saturday's Rugby World Cup semifinal win over the All Blacks, according to reports.
If the browbeaten All Blacks were expecting an easier time of it in the World Cup bronze match against Wales on Friday, they have another thing coming.
With thoughts now turning to who might be the next All Blacks coach, there is support in some quarters for former Highlanders coach Jamie Joseph to take the reins.
Spark Sport has announced that the Rugby World Cup bronze medal playoff between the All Blacks and Wales will be made available on a one-hour delay on free-to-air.
The All Blacks have moved on with the help of an honest team meeting followed by a "not pleasant" review.
It's the game no one wants to play - and TVNZ will not screen the All Blacks' playoff for the Rugby World Cup bronze medal with Wales on Friday night.
Steve Tew has given little away on who the next All Blacks head coach will be, saying only that Kiwis will know "before Christmas".
A Kiwi journalist has defended their question which All Blacks coach Steve Hansen called a "disrespectful", shortly after his team were sent packing from the Rugby World Cup by England.
South Africa battled their way into their third World Cup final as they eventually overwhelmed Wales 19-16 to set up a repeat of the 2007 final against England.
Greymouth police are warning anyone going to the Heartland Rugby final between West Coast and South Canterbury not to take their clothes off.
Under a glorious night sky in Yokohama, the sun has set on the All Blacks' dream of winning three World Cups in succession, England deservedly going into next Saturday's final with a completely...
After destroying Ireland 46-14, the All Blacks are seeking to find a similar level of performance against the English, who demolished Australia 41-16 in their quarter-final in Oita.
England coach Eddie Jones has reverted to his twin playmaker approach by recalling George Ford at first five and shifting Owen Farrell to centre for Saturday's World Cup semi-final against New Zealand.
Canterbury coach Kieran Kite says his side are taking a robust approach and training hard this week as they build to the Farah Palmer Cup final on Saturday.