All Blacks lock Brodie Retallick will miss tomorrow night’s test against France in Christchurch with a hamstring injury, with his place to be taken by Sam Whitelock.
In this week’s issue, we look at what the All Blacks and France must improve on if they are to win the crucial second test in Christchurch tomorrow night.
The return of veteran first five Frédéric Michalak is one of five changes French coach Philippe Saint-André has made to his starting side to face the All Blacks in Christchurch tomorrow night.
If it isn’t broken, then don’t fix it.
In this week’s edition, we preview tomorrow night’s All Blacks v France test in Auckland and Steve Hansen tells us why he believes the Tricolores have the best scrum in the business.
Hooker Dane Coles will start his first test for the All Blacks when they take on France in Auckland this Saturday night.
All Blacks first five Dan Carter is among a number of players who could miss the side’s opening test against France in Auckland this Saturday night.
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has named six new players in his squad for this month’s three-test series against France.
In this week’s issue, we reveal the players we think should make the All Blacks team to take on France and say why the Highlanders must rid themselves of coach Jamie Joseph.
Fritz Lee, Waisake Naholo and Patrick Osborne are the only three Super Rugby players to be included in Gordon Tietjens’ New Zealand Sevens trial squad.
In this week’s issue, we highlight the flaws in the Wallabies’ preliminary squad to face the British and Irish Lions.
Israel Folau, Ben Mowen and Christian Lealiifano are set to make their test debuts against the British and Irish Lions after being included in a Wallabies preliminary squad which is minus Reds pivot Quade Cooper.
In this week’s edition, Keith Quinn believes Gordon Tietjens deserves to be rated in the same league as Sir Alex Ferguson after the New Zealand Sevens team won its 11th Sevens World Series crown.
Former All Blacks winger Doug Howlett has been forced to retire from Munster after he failed to recover from a shoulder injury.
France coach Philippe Saint-Andre has elected to rest first five Francois Trinh-Duc and included eight newcomers in his 35-man squad for the test series against New Zealand next month.
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has named 10 uncapped players in his 38-man training squad to prepare to face France next month.
The New Zealand Sevens team has won the London Sevens title after defeating Australia 47-12 in the Cup final.
In this week’s issue, we run the rule over the 15 Super Rugby teams and reveal who we think will crack the playoffs and Keith Quinn evaluates the 2013 British and Irish Lions squad.
With the series level, expect both teams to put it all on the line as they seek to win the deciding test in Sydney on Saturday night.