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Dave Rennie and captain James Slipper after the loss to the All Blacks | Wallabies post-match match press conference

Dave Rennie and captain James Slipper after the loss to the All Blacks | Wallabies post-match match press conference

Wallabies head coach Dave Rennie and captain James Slipper digest the loss to the All Blacks at Eden Park.

Dave Rennie and captain James Slipper after the loss to the All Blacks | Wallabies post-match match press conference

Wallabies head coach Dave Rennie and captain James Slipper digest the loss to the All Blacks at Eden Park.

Ian Foster and Sam Whitelock after beating the Wallabies at Eden Park | All Blacks post-match press conference

All Blacks head coach Ian Foster and Sam Whitelock talk to the media after 40-14 win over the Wallabies.

'Misfits' in the midfield - Rieko Ioane and Jordie Barrett discuss facing Australia rugby at centre

Rugby Championship Press Conference with Rieko Ioane and Jordie Barrett. Both players face the media as the pair line up at centre together to take on Australia in the final game of the Championship.

Ian Foster on ref officiating and Foley time-wasting as New Zealand treat Australia game like final

Rugby Championship press conferences with All Blacks head coach Ian Foster. New Zealand rugby take on Australia this weekend, if the All Blacks win they could win the competition.

The All Blacks new midfield combo Rieko Ioane and Jordie Barrett | All Blacks | Press conference

All Blacks Rieko Ioane and Jordie Barrett talk to the media after being selected in the midfield to face the Wallabies at Eden Park, Auckland.

Will Jordan's match winning play | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

Ross Karl, James Parsons and Will Genia discuss Will Jordan's decision to back himself and draw a number of Wallaby defenders to free up Jordie Barrett for the match winning try.

Why Jordie Barrett can thrive at 12 | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

Jordie Barrett has all the right attributes to thrive in the 12 jersey.

Aotearoa Rugby Pod | Full Episode | 20 Sep 2022

Wallabies rugby legend Will Genia is guest this week and gave us his take on the controversial end to Australia vs New Zealand in The Rugby Championship last Thursday.

Will RTS get at start at Eden Park? Ian Foster on ABs selections | The Breakdown

Injury will force the All Blacks into several changes this weekend.

Just how hard done by were the Wallabies? | The Breakdown

Relive the extremely unexpected end to what was a magnificent Bledisloe Cup test between the Wallabies and All Blacks.

New Zealand rugby pundits react to one of the craziest ends to a match ever | The Breakdown

The Breakdown rugby show is back with Mils Muliaina, Jeff Wilson and John Kirwan as they discuss the crazy end to Australia vs New Zealand in The Rugby Championship.

Springboks rugby react to 'shocking' team accusations after Argentina win

Rugby Press Conference with Jacques Nienaber after South Africa resoundingly beat Argentina in The Rugby Championship.

Had you ever seen time wasting actually penalised before?

Both the Wallabies coach and captain say they've never witnessed time wasting be called in any game. Sam Whitelock also admitted he'd never seen it in the All Blacks post match press conference.

Bernard Foley reveals his interaction with referee prior to being penalised

Bernard Foley was asked by media Friday morning about the penalty he received for time wasting and what discussion he had with the referee prior to it.

Were the Wallabies robbed

Dave Rennie is asked if he thinks his side would have closed out the game against the All Blacks were it not for the time wasting penalty.

Wallabies captain shares what the locker room was like after Bledisloe loss

James Slipper has shared what the mood was in the Australian locker room following their last gasp loss to the All Blacks.

Rennie shares initial reaction to the game and the time wasting penalty

Dave Rennie opened his post match press conference by discussing what Bernard Foley told him after the final whistle and went on to summarise his thoughts on the game.

Bernard Foley gives his take on what exactly happened in Australia vs New Zealand

Rugby media opportunity as Bernard Foley reacts to Austalia vs New Zealand in the Bledisloe Cup. He gives clarification on what happened in the final moments when a penalty was awarded to the All Blacks.

WATCH as seasoned Springbok Francois de Klerk talks about his new role with the Bomb Squad

The wisdom Wallaby legends imparted on the current squad

As the Wallabies prepare for a Bledisloe Cup clash, they were visited by members of the last Australian team to take home the famous trophy 19 years ago. Coach Dave Rennie reveals what was said.

The evolution of the hooker | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

Ex All Black hooker James Parsons analyses Samisoni Taukei'aho's role in the All Blacks and shares his observations around how No 2's are being used in the modern game.

How the Bledisloe teams will adjust for their clash | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

Bledisloe 1 takes place Thursday night in Melbourne and every team has it all to play for. Bryn Hall breaks down what the All Blacks and Wallabies will be focusing on for the big test.

Why Pumas could struggle against Springboks | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

James Parsons shares his thoughts on why the Pumas game plan they employed against the All Blacks won't have the same effect against South Africa.

"We'll see the very best" of Bledisloe teams this week | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

James Parsons expects both New Zealand and Australia to be at the top of their game when the two meet for the first Bledisloe test on Thursday.

How can New Zealand stop Australia winning the Bledisloe Cup | Aotearoa Rugby Pod |

The Aotearoa Rugby Pod is back as Bryn Hall, James Parsons and Ross Karl discuss the upcoming Bledisloe Cup contest between New Zealand and Australia.

Marika Koroibete on the All Blacks vulnerability

In form Australian winger Marika Koroibete responds to the media's question around the All Blacks recent form and if the Kiwi team are vulnerable in any way.

Deon Davids on distractions within the Springboks camp

South African Assistant coach Deon Davids was asked how the Elton Jantjies situation had effected the Springbok camp and if it had provided difficulty in focusing on preparing for their Pumas test

Springboks getting tested on their depth at No 10

Springbok Assistant Coach Deon Davids discusses his team's player availability concerns, especially at first five, following Handrè Pollard's injury and the Elton Jantjies scandal.

How the Wallabies are remedying inconsistencies

Dan McKellar, like all coaches in the Rugby Championship, has seen some inconsistencies in form from his side this season, he spoke about efforts to resolve that during Mondays media session.

Dan McKellar on how unique preparing for a Bledisloe test is

Dan McKellar was asked by media "what makes preparing for the Bledisloe such a unique challenge?"

Pundits select the All Blacks loose forwards for Bledisloe 1 | The Breakdown

With both Ardie Savea and Shannon Frizell out for game one of the Bledisloe, debate ensues on The Breakdown over who should start in their place.

Weekend Highlights | The Breakdown

Catch up on some of the best highlights from the weekend that was in New Zealand rugby.

Sir John Kirwin detests youth academies and their influence | The Breakdown

Sir John Kirwin shared his thoughts on what needs to change for New Zealand Rugby to better accomodate young players and maintain their interest in the sport.

France 2023 | One year to go | Rugby World Cup on RugbyPass

RugbyPass will be on the ground once again during next year's Rugby World Cup in France.

Is Bakkies Botha the scariest player Butch James has played with? | RugbyPass Offload

Springbok World Cup winner Butch James reflects on his playing days alongside enforcer Bakkies Botha.

RugbyPass' favourite Rugby World Cup moments | One year to go

A montage of some of the most memorable moments in Rugby World Cup history.

"He's a freak" Kiwi pundits talk Canan Moodie's debut | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

19 year old Springbok winger Canan Moodie definitely left his mark on the game against the wallabies, Bryn Hall expressed his excitement about the young flier and his potential.

How the All Blacks midfield complimented each other vs Argentina | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

James Parsons had a lot of praise for both of the All Blacks midfielders after their second test against Argentina.

Argentina had more ball but less opportunity | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

James Parsons breaks down the territory and possession stats from the second Argentina vs All Blacks test and details how the All Blacks controlled the game.

Reacting to the All Blacks' Bledisloe squad | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

Bryn Hall and James parsons give their initial thoughts on the 32 man squad the All Blacks named for the Bledisloe series.

How will the Wallabies attack the All Blacks | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

James Parsons analyses the Wallabies attacking strengths and previews how they should use them against the All Blacks in this Bledisloe Cup series.

Justin Marshall analyses the All Blacks attack | The Breakdown

Ex-All Black Justin Marshall joined The Breakdown this week and shared his observations on the All Blacks attack and how they executed their running lines against Argentina.

Jason Ryan sheds light on the All Blacks improvement | The Breakdown

All Blacks forwards coach Jason Ryan joined the Breakdown this week and was asked what went into the massive turnaround that led to the All Blacks big win.

"Accuracy to perfection" Discussing the All Blacks tactical kicking game | The Breakdown

Ex-All Blacks discuss how the variety of kicking game used by the All Blacks manipulated the Argentinian defence and didn't allow them to find a rhythm.

Has New Zealand rugby turned a corner after beating Argentina? | The Breakdown

The Breakdown rugby show is back with Kirstie Stanway, Mils Muliaina, Jeff Wilson and John Kirwan as they give their reaction to New Zealand rugby beating Argentina in The Rugby Championship.

Eben Etzebeth and Allan Alaalatoa kiss and make up!

Nothing a cold beer can't fix!

"This one has to hurt" - Wallabies skipper

James Slipper describes the mood in the Wallabies locker room and his immediate reaction to his sides loss to the Springboks.

All Blacks winning tactics - a blueprint or specific to Pumas?

Ian Foster is asked if the changes in tactical kicking game that were made for game two against the Pumas were a "blueprint" or more specific to the Argentinian Defence.

Michael Cheika Summarises the Pumas big loss

Argentina's coach Michael Cheika begins his post match press conference by summarising the key areas his side lost, compared to last weeks historic win.

Springboks Press Conference | Australia vs South Africa | The Rugby Championship

Jacques Nienaber and Siya Kolisi after their impressive win over Australia in The Rugby Championship and their reaction to the wild scenes of Eben Etzebeth vs Allan Ala'alatoa.

Wallaby assistant coach Scott Wisemantel unpacks Australia's winning streak against South Africa

Preparation, innovation, and the All Blacks inability to do either | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

James Parsons emphasises the small margins the All Blacks are failing to execute both on and off the field, while Bryn Hall wants more innovation from the team.

"We're not the best team in the world, far from it" - All Blacks vs Argentina | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

James Parsons, Bryn Hall and Ross Karl dissect New Zealand Rugby losing to Argentina in the Rugby Championship.

Not a lot of rebuilding going on in this "rebuild" | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

James Parsons discusses his interpretation of the term "rebuild", how the Black Ferns are doing it so well and conversely, how the All Blacks aren't.

The Pumas' powerhouse loose forwards | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

Bryn Hall says Pablo Matera absorbed every possible ounce of knowledge from the Crusaders environment, and it was on full display in the Pumas win.

All Blacks forwards coach Jason Ryan interviewed | The Breakdown

Jason Ryan joins the show to discuss the All Blacks latest loss, his mindset and where the team is heading.

All Blacks "stuck in Super Rugby" mentality | The Breakdown

Mils Muliaina is not impressed with the All Blacks lack of imagination or ability to adapt, expressing his frustration on The Breakdown.

Should the All Blacks commit to a rebuild | The Breakdown

Mils Muliaina wants the All Blacks to be realistic and commit to a winning timeline, even if that means losing some games in the process.

Ian Foster summarizes loss to Pumas

All Blacks coach Ian Foster started his post match press conference by sharing his thoughts on the game.

How do the All Blacks find consistency? Ian Foster isn't entirely sure

Ian Foster was a little stumped at first when asked how his team could find the consistency that's been missing throughout his tenure as head coach.

"Running into a brick wall" - Sam Cane

Sam Cane addresses the Pumas defence post match in Christchurch, giving credit to his opposition who made 192 out of their 200 tackle attempts.

The All Blacks in decline | The Breakdown

The Breakdown takes a look at the sad decline of the once world dominant All Blacks.

Lukhanyo Am speaks about Springbok work-ons after Wallaby loss

The Season | Series 9 | St Joseph's Nudgee College | Episode 8

The curtain falls on an unbeaten season. Despite no premiership being awarded, the team are presented with a uniuqe opportunity for their endeavours to be remembered by generations to come, and the Year 12's prepare to leave the Nudgee gates for the

Wallaby coach Dave Rennie previews Australia versus South Africa in Adelaide

The Rugby Showcase - Trailer

Trailer for The Rugby Showcase, a 2 day-event where some of the top young rugby players in Amercia look to impress in the hope of being drafted into Major League Rugby.

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber talks about the BIG challenge of facing Australia Down Under

Wallaby assistant coach Dan McKellar previews Rugby Championship clash with Springboks

Previewing the All Blacks vs Pumas | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

The All Blacks will bring renewed confidence into their clash with an Argentinian side who have discovered territory is king says James Parsons.

Historic losses on Fosters resumé, is the bledisloe next? | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

His job security may be confirmed but pressure remains on Ian Foster to avoid adding to his already historic losing record.

The Season | Series 9 | St Joseph's Nudgee College | Episode 7

The traditional pre-match day dinner provides a newly selected player with an impromptu speaking commitment. The final home day of the season starts in pristine conditions, culminating in the final Ross Oval showdown of 2021 against Ipswich Grammar.

How Argentina are developing under their new coaches | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

Argentina's new defensive coach David Kidwell is already making his mark on the Pumas, their win against Australia demonstrated a level of discipline that turns a past weakness into strength.

Joe Schmidt's attack and how the All blacks will integrate it | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

James Parsons highlights Joe Schmidt's strengths as an attack coach and outlines what to expect from the All Blacks moving forward.

What will Joe Schmidt add to the All Blacks attack | The Breakdown

Isa Nacewa shares some insights into how Joe Schmidt coaches and what he might add as the new attack coach for the All Blacks.

Where to now for Scott Robertson? | The Breakdown

The Breakdown panel discuss where to next for super rugby's most winningest coach.

Black Ferns on fire vs Wallaroos | The Breakdown

The Black Ferns are building nicely ahead of the Women's Rugby World Cup in New Zealand, now less than two months away.

Where to now for Scott Robertson? | The Breakdown

The Breakdown panel discuss where to next for super rugby's most winningest coach.

Michael Cheika shares what inspired Argentina's dominant performance | The Breakdown

Argentina's head coach Michael Cheika joins The Breakdown to discuss how his team is growing throughout the Rugby Championship.

At which ground do the All Blacks have their worst record? | The Breakdown

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The Season | Series 9 | St Joseph's Nudgee College | Episode 6

The final week of training presents a reflective meeting for the squad as they look ahead to the final fixture against Ipswich Grammar School. An injury-enforced change in the starting line-up prompts a long-awaited debut for a 2nd XV player while th

The hidden hand of Sam Cane | The Breakdown

Not everybody sees it, but Mils Muliaina sees it.

Schalk Burger reveals an embarrassing pre-game story | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

Appearing on the Aotearoa Rugby Pod, Springbok legend Schalk Burger exposed his old team mate Jean De Villiers by sharing a story that some might argue should have stayed in the changing rooms.

The All Blacks strike back, but is one win enough for Ian Foster | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

The usual panel of Ross Karl, Bryn Hall and James Parsons are joined by special guest Schalk Burger this week to dissect a resurgent All Blacks performance. The Black Ferns vs Wallaroos game is also previewed and Schalk shares an embarrassing story.

Giving Sam Cane his flowers | the Breakdown

Mils Muliaina does a deep dive into Sam Cane's game 2 performance, where the All Black captains inspirational work rate set the tone for a famous victory.

"We need a third test!" Brian Habana reacts to the All Blacks beating his Springboks | The Breakdown

Springbok legend Brian Habana joined Jeff Wilson on Sky Sport's 'The Breakdown' to discuss where the Springboks lost their game against the All Blacks.

'We back him 100 per cent': Ardie Savea praises All Blacks coach Ian Foster after remarkable victory

Against all odds, the All Blacks have claimed a 35-23 win over the Springboks in Johannesburg and one of New Zealand's top players has credited coach Ian Foster with the success.

How the All Blacks' clash with the Springboks at Ellis Park compares to past triumphs

New Zealand centurion Sam Whitelock has faced off with South Africa at Ellis Park on three occasions. How did the much-needed victory on Saturday compare with past battles?

Sam Cane emotional after triumphant win

Sam Cane speaks to media the morning after his All Blacks side records a famous victory in Johannesburg.

New Zealand front-rowers react to surviving first match at South African rugby cauldron Ellis Park

Young All Blacks front-rowers Fletcher Newell and Samisoni Taukei'aho share what it was like playing their first game at Ellis Park against the Springboks - and the relief of getting a much-needed victory.

Ian Foster on his future as ABs coach after Boks win

New Zealand's two-match tour of South Africa has come to an end with an impressive 35-22 win Ellis Park. Will the victory be Ian Foster's last act as head coach of the national side?

Ian Foster explains four 'critical' changes the All Blacks have made

New Zealand and South Africa will once again go to battle at Ellis Park this weekend and the All Blacks have rejigged their line-up for the clash.

Lalakai Foketi ready to challenge for his starting position as a regular Australian rugby centre

Lalakai Foketi tell all to press about what they are to expect this Saturday against Argentina in the second round of The Rugby Championships.

Sam Whitelock on the Springboks challenge ahead

Picking a form 15 from the rugby championship | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

The Aotearoa Rugby Pod panel pick their top performers from week one of the rugby championship.

All Blacks' latest rugby wrecking ball remains humble after barnstorming performance

'We know it's not good enough' Richie Mo'unga reacts to All Blacks rugby fan criticism

Richie Mo'unga is iinterviewed ahead of this weekend's second test between the All Blacks and Springboks at Ellis Park.

David Havili highlights what the All Blacks need to fix ahead of Springboks rugby rematch

'There's no way we want to be starting Test matches like that' says New Zealand captain Sam Cane

The All Blacks get overpowered and outplayed | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

On this weeks episode, Ross Karl leads James Parsons and Joey Wheeler in a heated discussion, as the panel search for answers to the many All Blacks problems. Ian Foster's future is debated, Australia's progress is commended and the Springboks domina

Schalk Burger on All Blacks back row

Springboks legend Schalk Burger guests on The Breakdown where he shares his expert opinion on the All Blacks current back row.

Foster on ABs loss: 'best of the season'

Ian Foster has labeled All Blacks record loss to Springboks as their best of the the season...

Ma'a Nonu has "120 percent" belief in All Blacks

Following another heavy defeat, the All Blacks have had a vote of unwavering confidence from one of their all time greats in Ma'a Nonu.

"I'm going grey" - Ian Foster

The All Blacks coach speaks on how recent results have affected his hairline, and compares this All Black team to previous sides he has toured South Africa with.

Ian Foster preaches progress over perfection

Following his sides 3rd consecutive loss, Ian Foster was asked whether he could be sure his team had the right personnel to achieve and execute his game plan.

"Panicked" All Blacks have a lot of work to do

Mils Muliaina and Isa Nacewa comment on the uncertainty the All Blacks have shown around their game-plan and the style of play they are trying to implement.

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The Season returns to RugbyPass this August and takes us back to where it all began: Nudgee College. Join us here for The Season Series Premiere on Wednesday 3 August 2022, with new episodes dropping every Wednesday and Sunday in August.

Schalk Burger discusses All Blacks' weaknesses

Former foes Justin Marshall and Schalk Burger give some post match analysis on where the Springboks dominated the All Blacks and what selection areas might need revising heading into next weeks clash in Johannesburg.

All Blacks left searching for answers after worst loss to Springboks in 94 years

The All Blacks have suffered a 26-10 defeat at the hands of Springboks in Mbombela, marking their third defeat in as many games.

The Season | Series 9 | St Joseph's Nudgee College | Episode 2

The symbolic raising of the Ross Oval posts indicates that the season is well underway with the Round 1 against State High only days away. The fruits of labour start to flourish for the Rugby Program as it continues to thrive and flourish under Direc

All Black coach Ian Foster about dealing with the external noise after losing the Ireland series

"We're anticipating a hostile environment" - New Zealand rugby forwards ready for Springbok power | South Africa vs New Zealand press conference

Rugby press conference with New Zealand rugby forwards Angus Ta'avao and Scott Barrett. The All Blacks forwards were bossed around by Ireland in July and now they face perhaps an even bigger challenge in South Africa.

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