The All Blacks say they have plans in place should coach Steve Hansen be unable to accompany them to Brisbane for the dead-rubber Bledisloe Cup clash against the Wallabies on Saturday.
New Zealand Sevens coach Gordon Tietjens is looking at the positive side of his young team’s 32-14 loss to Fiji in the final of the Gold Coast Sevens last night.
The Wallabies are sweating on the fitness of wing Digby Ioane for their dead-rubber Bledisloe Cup clash against the All Blacks in Brisbane this Saturday.
The New Zealand Rugby Union has confirmed that the logo of insurance company American International Group will appear on the All Blacks jersey.
Australian Rugby Union chief executive John O’Neill will stand down from his post at the end of this month.
The refereeing career of Glen Jackson continues to rise.
Veteran Wallabies lock Nathan Sharpe has been asked to once again delay his retirement to lead an inexperienced Australian side on its end of year tour to Europe.
Will he stay or will he go?
All Blacks skipper Richie McCaw has shed some light on a number of topics in his new book.
It’s yet another case of Groundhog Day for NZ Sevens coach Gordon Tietjens as he starts a new campaign without all of the best talent he helped unveil in the last Sevens World Series. BY DAVE CAMPBELL
Two New Zealand Rugby Union coaches will aid in the development of the sport in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory during a week-long visit in October.
Four years ago Melbourne Rebels lock Cadeyrn Neville had never picked up a rugby ball. Now he is on the verge of selection for the Wallabies. BY JOHN DAVIDSON
Thames Valley is this weekend preparing to toast one of the finest victories in the 90-year history of this small union. BY CAMPBELL BURNES
A forgotten piece of rugby history was today recalled across the other side of the world. BY GORDON FLORENCE
Warren Gatland has officially been confirmed as coach of the British Lions squad for its tour of Australia next year.
Kurtley Beale will return at fullback and wing Dom Shipperley will make his test debut when the Wallabies tackle the Springboks in Perth on Saturday night.
The New Zealand Maori will undertake a three-match tour of England in November, with Jamie Joseph to once again coach the side.
All Blacks flanker Adam Thomson says he is weighing up a move offshore.
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.