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Will Jordan is the sixth member of the All Blacks camp to test positive for Covid after two players and three coaches were hit wit…

Ben Smith
27 Jun, 19:20
ANALYSIS

Ireland's watertight defence has been a hallmark of their game under Andy Farrell, conceding just four tries in this year's Six Na…

Ben Smith
23 Jun, 0:16
OPINION

The All Blacks side that will face Ireland in the first test will not be anywhere near the same as the one that was beaten in Dubl…

Ben Smith
22 Jun, 2:34

Crusaders second five-eighth David Havili may have played himself back into the starting No 12 role for the All Blacks based on hi…

Ben Smith
21 Jun, 20:36

Uncapped wing Leicester Fainga'anuku is excited to bring something new to the All Blacks camp as the side prepares to face Ireland…

Ben Smith
21 Jun, 17:05
OPINION

Mo'unga, Havili and Goodhue would be your 10-12-13 All Blacks combination if you were picking solely off this game. However, it wo…

Ben Smith
19 Jun, 20:50

Crusaders No 8 Grace was pushing for a recall after being selected in the squad in 2020 and debuting that year off the bench again…

Ben Smith
18 Jun, 22:25

Whilst it was up front at set-piece time that spoiled the Blues' possessions, it was the Crusaders' game drivers that piled on the…

Ben Smith
18 Jun, 21:11
OPINION

The all-Kiwi showdown between the Blues and Crusaders will be played in front of a sell-out crowd at Eden Park, which will bring s…

Ben Smith
14 Jun, 22:56

The All Blacks believe that they will have to take their game up a notch to defeat an Irish side that has become 'a genuine top co…

Ben Smith
13 Jun, 23:54

The Crusaders and Highlanders failed to earn any All Black selections in the loose forwards in Ian Foster's first squad of 2022 as…

Ben Smith
13 Jun, 18:39

Blues fullback Stephen Perofeta's rich vein of form has been rewarded with a call-up to the All Blacks squad, but head coach Ian F…

Ben Smith
13 Jun, 0:23
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