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Waikato prop Ben Tameifuna cited for shoving referee

Waikato prop Ben Tameifuna has been cited for pushing referee Glen Jackson during the weekend's ITM Cup match between Waikato and North Habour

Ma'a Nonu fit and ready to play

Ma'a Nonu will be available for New Zealand selection against Argentina in Napier this weekend, All Blacks coach Steve Hansen confirms

Dan Carter takes ice bucket challenge

Dan Carter is the latest high-profile rugby star to undertake the ALS ice bucket challenge to raise funds to fight motor neuron disease

'Bromance' World Cup PR stunt under fire

A New Zealand radio station has been criticised after running a competition to see how far its male listeners will go to win tickets to the 2015 Rugby World Cup

World Cup team bases confirmed

Organisers of the 2015 Rugby World Cup have confirmed the location of the 41 team bases spread throughout the England and Wales

All Blacks suspend fireworks after haka accident

New Zealand rugby chiefs have suspended all pre-match fireworks as officials investigate an accident before last weekend's Rugby Championship clash between the All Blacks and Australia

Sonny Bill Williams set to play in end-of-year tour

Code-hopping rugby star Sonny Bill Williams looks set to be included in the All Blacks' end-of-year tour squad after being granted a special dispensation

Fans injured by haka fireworks

The New Zealand Rugby Union has apologised to three fans who were hurt by fireworks during the build-up to Saturday's Bledisloe Cup game at Eden Park

Crotty out for four weeks with facial injury

All Blacks centre Ryan Crotty will be out of rugby for up to four weeks after he fractured a facial bone during the All Blacks hammering of the Wallabies at Eden Park on Saturday night

Wallabies lacked urgency: Folau

Israel Folau has panned a lack of urgency and poor defence for the Wallabies' latest Eden Park devastation

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