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A more marketable Super Rugby season would strengthen rugby's standing in Australia while also future-proofing the game in New Zea…

Tom Vinicombe
17 Sep, 9:00

Three World Cup-winning former All Blacks stars have been named to start in this weekend's Major League Rugby final in the United …

Sam Smith
24 Jun, 20:34

Five players who featured in Super Rugby Pacific this season headline the 2022 New Zealand U20 squad that will face Fiji, Argentin…

Alex McLeod
14 Jun, 0:42

And so we have Leon MacDonald of the Blues, mentioned in All Blacks dispatches. Should it all go wrong in 2023, would MacDonald he…

Hamish Bidwell
03 May, 21:45

Moana Pasifika have scored a historic 24-19 win over the Hurricanes at Mt Smart - who were their best performers in the victory?

Nick Turnbull
25 Mar, 4:34

It won't necessarily happen overnight, but Brett Cameron's move to Japan will sure eventually be acknowledged for the loss that it…

Tom Vinicombe
30 Nov, 9:56

Following the announcement of next year's Super Rugby Pacific squads on Monday, we look at the key questions each New Zealand team…

Alex McLeod
23 Nov, 0:07

The inaugural season of Super Rugby Aupiki reaches another milestone today with the announcement of player signings across the fou…

Kim Ekin
03 Nov, 19:54

The Hurricanes have unveiled Black Ferns Sevens captain Sarah Hirini as the franchise's first-ever signing for its new women's tea…

Alex McLeod
31 Oct, 19:40

All Blacks star Aaron Smith has made it two wins from as many outings in his return to provincial rugby as Manawatu beat Otago 27-…

Alex McLeod
02 Oct, 1:02

Tonga have named nine debutants in their starting side to face the All Blacks at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland on Saturday.

Alex McLeod
30 Jun, 0:16

Over 30 New Zealand players made their Super Rugby debuts in 2021. Across the nation, which of this year's newbies had the biggest…

Tom Vinicombe
12 Jun, 19:34

Former Wallabies centurion Sekope Kepu is eyeing a New Zealand rugby comeback after returning to the country following his exit fr…

Sam Smith
28 May, 21:49

All Blacks, Highlanders and Manawatu Turbos fans will be celebrating, with halfback Aaron Smith announcing that he has signed a ne…

Online Editors
01 Mar, 16:07

All Blacks veteran Aaron Smith and Black Ferns star Stacey Fluhler loom as the big contenders for this week's New Zealand Rugby Aw…

Online Editors
13 Dec, 16:24

Head Coach Fa’alogo Tana Umaga has named an impressively experienced rugby side, naming Manu Samoa international and Crusaders f…

Online Editors
03 Dec, 1:15