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Tuineau to play for Tonga

Highlanders lock Joe Tuineau looks set to play for Tonga at this year’s Rugby World Cup.

England to use Auckland as RWC base

Auckland will be England’s base for this year’s World Cup.

Cueto's RWC chances hang in the balance

England wing Mark Cueto’s hopes of taking part in this year’s World Cup are in doubt after he was cited for gouging.

Domingo’s RWC dream in doubt

French prop Thomas Domingo’s World Cup dream has been “severely compromised” after suffering knee ligament damage at the weekend.

RWC venues shift confirmed

Three of Christchurch’s five World Cup pool matches will remain in the South Island, with Nelson and Dunedin set to host additional matches.

Kirk tipping All Blacks

New Zealand will likely win this year’s World Cup, says former All Blacks skipper David Kirk.

ABs to train in Chch during RWC

The All Blacks have confirmed they will train in earthquake-ravaged Christchurch during the World Cup.

All Blacks considering going red

The All Blacks are considering swapping the iconic silver fern for a red fern at this year’s World Cup as a mark of respect for earthquake-ravaged Christchurch.

Chch still an option for ABs

Christchurch may be in ruin following the earthquake there, but the All Blacks are still hopeful of using the city as a World Cup training base.

Chch decision could prove costly to organisers

Rugby World Cup organisers may lose an additional NZ$4 million following their decision to withdraw games from earthquake-ravaged Christchurch.

Where it all began

Grant Fox was a key cog in the 1987 World Cup-winning All Blacks team. He takes a trip down memory lane.  BY LEE STACE

RWC dream over for quake-ravaged Chch

Christchurch’s World Cup dream is officially over.

Quake adds more pressure on ABs

The devastating earthquake in Christchurch has only increased the pressure on New Zealand to come good at this year’s World Cup, says former All Blacks wing Jonah Lomu.

Govt expecting pause in RWC ticket sales

The New Zealand government is expecting World Cup ticket sales to stall as the fallout from the Christchurch earthquake continues to mount.

Pumas suffer Cup blow

Argentina first five Juan Martin Hernandez could miss the World Cup after seriously damaging his knee at the weekend.

Chch Cup games hinge on report

An engineers’ report due out in the coming days will dictate whether World Cup games will be played in Christchurch following the devastating earthquake there.

Another RWC hurdle for quake-ravaged Chch

Christchurch faces a massive public liability insurance headache as it looks to retain its World Cup matches following the devastating earthquake there.

Dunedin Stadium still on track despite quake

The completition of Dunedin’s new stadium has not been impacted by the Christchurch earthquake, says its boss.

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