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

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.

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.

The Breakdown | Full Episode | 18 Sep 2022

Join the Sky NZ Breakdown team for a weekly wrap up all things New Zealand rugby.

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.

The Breakdown | Full Episode | 12 Sep 2022

Join the Sky NZ Breakdown team to wrap up another massive week of rugby in Aotearoa.

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.

What is behind the Black Ferns' sevens success? | The Breakdown

Tyla Nathan-Wong gives some insight into the Black Ferns sevens environment and what makes it such a winning culture.

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.

"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.

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.

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.

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.

Has Sam Cane silenced his critics with latest performance? | The Breakdown

Sir John Kirwan believes All Blacks captain Sam Cane has silenced his critics with latest performance against Argentina.

The Breakdown | Full Episode | 4 September 2022

Join the Sky Breakdown team as they run through another eventful week of rugby in New Zealand.

Kirwan calls for Sam Cane to sit one out | The Breakdown

All Blacks legend John Kirwan says it's time to invest in the All Blacks' future, and sees Dalton Papali'i as a big part of that future.

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.

New Zealand Rugby in uncharted waters | The Breakdown

New Zealand Rugby to undergo governance review as team plunges to new depths with first loss to Argentina on NZ soil.

The All Blacks in decline | The Breakdown

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

All Blacks must blood new players | The Breakdown

The Breakdown team discuss the All Blacks selection options following their first loss to Argentina on NZ soil.

Women's Rugby World Cup less than 6 weeks away! | The Breakdown

Get your tickets now for Rugby World Cup New Zealand 2021 (playing in 2022)!

The All Blacks players powerful backing of Ian Foster | The Breakdown

Tony Johnson and Jeff Wilson reveal how the All Blacks leaders went out of their way to make a display of solidarity with their head coach Ian Foster.

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.

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.

Where to now for Scott Robertson? | The Breakdown

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

Black Ferns starting to gel under guidance of super coaches | The Breakdown

The Rugby World Cup better watch out with a fresh Black Ferns squad starting to gel nicely ahead of the home tournament kicking off on 8 October 2022.

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.

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

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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.

Are the young All Blacks props the future or present | The Breakdown

After playing a huge role in the All Blacks success in Johannesburg, the breakdown panel discuss if the new age kiwi props have earned a regular spot in the starting lineup

Is Samisoni Taukei'aho the All Blacks #1 hooker right now? | The Breakdown

The Breakdown panel discuss New Zealand's current stocks at the hooker position, after another impressive outing by the young chiefs front rower.

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.

"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.

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.

Previewing the 2022 NPC season | The Breakdown | Sky Sport NZ

Jeff Wilson and Mils Muliaina discuss the new format of the NPC and who their picks are to take home the championship.

Ian Foster, Sam Cane, NZR; who's under fire this week? The Breakdown | Sky Sport NZ | Episode 22

The Breakdown panel debate how Ian Foster should handle the Springboks tour and give their opinion on NZR's recent management woes.

Ian Foster has two games to prove himself | Sky Sport NZ | The Breakdown

The Breakdown crew try to find solutions to the All Blacks biggest questions heading into the rugby championship, discussing what Ian Foster must do and the kind of changes Jason Ryan will bring to the side.

The Breakdown | Sky Sport NZ | Episode 23

Host Kirstie Stanway is joined by former All Blacks Mils Muliaina and Jeff Wilson while former Ireland international Isaac Boss also joins the panel.

Former Ireland international can't stop grinning about win over All Blacks | The Breakdown | Sky Sport NZ

Host Kirstie Stanway is joined by former All Blacks Stephen Bates and Jeff Wilson as former Irish international Isaac Boss joins the panel as a special guest to discuss Ireland's win over the All Blacks in the second test in Dunedin.

The Breakdown | Sky Sport NZ | Episode 19

Host Kirstie Stanway is joined by former All Blacks Mils Muliaina, John Kirwan and Jeff Wilson to dissect the Super Rugby Pacific final where the Crusaders upset the Blues 21-7.

The Breakdown | Sky Sport NZ | Episode 17

Host Kirstie Stanway is joined by former All Blacks John Kirwan, Mils Muliaina and Jeff Wilson to discuss the two Super Rugby Pacific semi-finals and preview the final between the Blues and the Crusaders.

Black Fern Chelsea Semple joins The Breakdown ahead of Pacific Four Series

Black Ferns midfielder Chelsea Semple joins The Breakdown to talk about the upcoming Pacific Four Series with Australia, Canada and USA.

What went wrong for the Hurricanes and Highlanders in Super Rugby Pacific

The Breakdown panel discuss what went wrong for the Hurricanes and Highlanders who exited the Super Rugby Pacific quarter-finals over the weekend.

The Breakdown | Sky Sport NZ | Episode 16

Host Kirstie Stanway is joined by former All Blacks Steven Bates, Mils Muliaina and Jeff Wilson to discuss the Super Rugby Pacific quarter-finals.

The Breakdown | Sky Sport NZ | Episode 15

Host Kirstie Stanway is joined by former All Blacks John Kirwan, Mils Muliaina and Jeff Wilson to discuss the final round of Super Rugby Pacific and the upcoming playoffs.

The Breakdown | Episode 14 | Sky Sport NZ

Host Kirstie Stanway is joined by former All Blacks John Kirwan, Jeff Wilson and Mils Muliaina to discuss all things rugby while Kiwi referee Ben O'Keeffe joins the panel for a special appearance.

The Breakdown | Episode 13 | Sky Sport NZ

The Breakdown panel of Kirstie Stanway, John Kirwan and Jeff Wilson are joined by former Ireland coach and incoming All Blacks selector Joe Schmidt.

The Breakdown | Episode 12 | Sky Sport NZ

The Breakdown panel of Kirstie Stanway, John Kirwan and Jeff Wilson are joined by Joey Wheeler in Wellington to discuss the week in Super Rugby Pacific after the Hurricanes big win over the Fijian Drua.

Are Australian teams catching up with New Zealand in Super Rugby? | The Breakdown | Episode

Rugby news as The Breakdown is back! John Kirwan, Jeff Wilson and Mils Muliaina discuss the Waratahs beating the Crusaders in Super Rugby and whether Australian teams are catching up with New Zealand in Super Rugby Pacific.

The Breakdown | Episode 10 | Sky Sport NZ

The Breakdown panel of Laura McGoldrick, Jeff Wilson, John Kirwan are joined by Stephen Bates to discuss the Super Round in Melbourne, while Ian Foster drops in to talk All Blacks selections.

The hype around the blues is real | The Breakdown

The Breakdown analyse the Blues' win over the Crusaders in Super Rugby.

Why Rieko Ioane can be a world class centre for the All Blacks | Healthspan Elite Performer of the Week

The Breakdown panel discuss the three candidates for the Healthspan Elite Performer of the Week for the All Blacks against France.

Who was the All Blacks' best performer against Ireland? | Healthspan Performer of the Week

The Breakdown panel discuss the three candidates for the Healthspan Elite Performer of the Week for the All Blacks against Ireland.

Why Dane Coles was key for the All Blacks against Italy | Healthspan Elite Performer of the Week

The Breakdown panel discuss the three candidates for the Healthspan Elite Performer of the Week for the All Blacks in their 47-9 win over Italy

Why the All Blacks selection race is tighter than it's ever been | Healthspan Elite Performer of the Week

The Breakdown panel discuss the three candidates for the Healthspan Elite Performer of the Week for the All Blacks in their 54-16 win over Wales in the last match on their end-of-year tour.

Will Jordan on 100m sprint time, his first All Black tour and his outrageous try-scoring record

The Breakdown crew from Sky Sport NZ chat to Will Jordan.

All Black great Ma'a Nonu turns out for heartland rugby team Ngāti Porou East Coast in New Zealand

The Breakdown visit Ruatoria in New Zealand for a special game featuring some start studded players on the bench.

Why Ardie Savea's performance might have been his best as an All Black | Healthspan Elite Performer of the Week

The Breakdown panel discuss the three candidates for the Healthspan Elite Performer of the Week for the All Blacks in their 31-29 loss to South Africa in the last round of The Rugby Championship.

John Kirwan on the most concerning area of the All Blacks game in their loss to the Springboks

John Kirwan, Mils Muliaina, and Jeff Wilson of Sky Sport NZ's The Breakdown discuss the final match of the Rugby Championship between South Africa and New Zealand.

Jordie Barrett gave the All Blacks backfield confidence with his performance | Healthspan Elite Performer of the Week

The Breakdown panel discuss the three candidates for the Healthspan Elite Performer of the Week for the All Blacks in their 19-17 win over South Africa in the latest round of The Rugby Championship.

John Kirwan on whether the new Springbok style could ruin the Rugby world Cup experience for fans

The crew from Sky Sport NZ's The Breakdown chat through all the action from the first test between the All Blacks and Springboks in the Rugby Championship.

Who was the All Blacks top performer in the second Pumas test? | Healthspan Elite Performer of the Week

The Breakdown panel discuss the three candidates for the Healthspan Elite Performer of the Week for the All Blacks in their 36-13 win over the Pumas in Brisbane in the latest round of The Rugby Championship.

Who was the All Blacks best performer in 39-0 win over the Pumas | Healthspan Elite Performer of the Week

The Breakdown panel discuss who was the best All Black on the park in the 39-0 win over the Pumas on the Gold Coast to decide the Healthspan Elite Performer of the Week.

Former British & Irish Lions coach Graham Henry on how they must play to beat Springboks

Sky Sport NZ's The Breakdown chat to former All Blacks coach Graham Henry and current coach Ian Foster about the current series in South Africa and the upcoming Bledisloe Cup test between New Zealand and Australia.

John Kirwan on why Fiji and Japan must be added to the Rugby Championship immediately

Fiji forwards coach Jason Ryan joins the Breakdown panel to discuss the first of two matches between his side and the All Blacks. Panelists also discuss the impact that Fiji Drua will have on the national team.

John Kirwan on why not much will be learnt about the All Blacks in Tonga test

The panel from Sky Sport NZ's The Breakdown talk through all the selection questions for the All Blacks against Tonga in the first test of their June/July series ahead of the Rugby Championship.

John Kirwan on why Rieko Ioane must be played in the midfield for the All Blacks | RugbyPass

Former All Blacks stars Jeff Wilson, Mils Miliaina and Sir John Kirwan, as well as ex-Black Ferns midfielder Hannah Porter, have weighed into the debate over who should start in the midfield for New Zealand this year.

Former All Blacks call for consistency from referees after Damian MacKenzie red card

The panel from Sky Sport NZ's The Breakdown chat through the big moment from the first New Zealand side's loss to an Australian team in the Super Rugby Trans Tasman competition this year.

Coaches interviews | Super Rugby Aotearoa final | The Breakdown

Clayton McMillan of the Chiefs and Scott Robertson of the Crusaders join the Breakdown to discuss their preparations for the Super Rugby Aotearoa final in New Zealand on Saturday.

Former All Blacks halfback Andy Ellis on the quality of the MLR | The Breakdown

Andy Ellis of Rugby United New York talks about the high skill level of Major League Rugby, how he has adjusted to playing in America with new teammates, new cities and the Covid-19 pandemic still impacting the tournament.

Why John Kirwan believes that Beauden Barrett should be benched for the All Blacks

Sky Sport NZ's the Breakdown panel discuss the return of key All Blacks from Japan later this year and how they will fit into the New Zealand rugby landscape.

Former All Blacks Coach Wayne Smith On How Private Investment Could Save Rugby in New Zealand

Sky Sport NZ's The Breakdown chat to guest Wayne Smith about his coaching in Japan and also touch on the current debate over whether NZ rugby should sell a percentage to international tech investment firm Silver Lake.

All Black Ardie Savea On Helping The Next Generation Of Pasifika Players | The Breakdown

All Blacks loose forward and Wellington Hurricanes captain Ardie Savea appeared on this weeks episode of New Zealand based rugby show The Breakdown to talk about how he leads by example on the field and in his community.

The Breakdown 2021 | Episode 3

The crew from Sky Sport NZ's The Breakdown analyse all the action from round one of Super Rugby Aotearoa and look ahead to round two with the Chiefs playing their first match against the Highlanders in Hamilton.

Super Rugby 2021 Preview | The Breakdown | Ep1

Jeff Wilson and the team from Sky Sport NZ's The Breakdown present their first show of 2021 from the location of the match which kicks the competition off between the Highlanders and Crusaders later this week.

The All Blacks Top Priority For Next Year | The Breakdown | Healthspan Elite Fan's Voice | RugbyPass

The Breakdown panel discuss the latest Healthspan Elite Fan's Voice poll on what is the All Blacks highest priority for next year and Tabai Matson breaks down what he saw in the Tri-Nations.

How New Players Were Brought Into The All Blacks In 2020 | The Breakdown | Healthspan Elite Fan's Voice

The Breakdown panel discuss this week's Healthspan Elite Fan's Voice poll put to RugbyPass fans on whether they were happy with how new players were brought into the squad in 2020.

Why Rugby Doesn't Need Red Cards | Tri-Nations | The Breakdown | RugbyPass

The Breakdown panel get into a passionate discussion on Red Cards in the aftermath of Bledisloe IV which saw two Reds and two Yellows dished out to either side

The Data That Highlights The Problem With All Blacks Kicking Game | The Breakdown | RugbyPass

Tabai Matson joins The Breakdown panel to discuss the key stats out of final Bledisloe test against the Wallabies.

Why The Pumas Pose No Threat To All Blacks | The Breakdown | Healthspan Elite Fan's Voice | RugbyPass

The Breakdown panel debate the latest Healthspan Elite Fan's Voice poll in which the RugbyPass fans voted in favour of the All Blacks building experience over playing their strongest line up.

Super Rugby Aotearoa 2021 Announced | The Breakdown | Ep 42

The crew from Sky Sport NZ's The Breakdown look back at Bledisloe 4 and reveal the draw for the domestic Super Rugby competition in 2021.

Should The All Blacks Keep Playing With Two 10s? | The Breakdown | Healthspan Elite Fan's Voice

The Breakdown panel discuss the Healthspan Elite Fan's Voice poll where RugbyPass followers were asked whether the All Blacks 10-15 dual pivot system is the best way to power their attack.

The Breakdown | Episode 34 | NZR CEO Mark Robinson guests following round 1 of the Mitre 10 Cup

The Breakdown panel of Jeff Wilson, Mils Muliana and John Kirwan are joined by NZR CEO Mark Robinson to talk about the Rugby Championship and the resumption of the Mitre 10 Cup.

John Plumtree on how the All Blacks are planning to take back line out supremacy off the Northern Hemisphere

The Breakdown panel talk to assistant All Black coach John Plumtree on how the All Blacks plan to take back line out supremacy off the Northern Hemisphere.

Four of the newest All Blacks react to being named for the first time

Some of the newest All Blacks share their experience of being named in the squad for the first time in their careers.

The mindset change that led Patrick Tuipulotu to the best year of his career with the Blues

The Breakdown panel chat with All Black lock and Blues captain Patrick Tuipulotu about his 2020 breakout form and how he has been able to transform his game this season.

Caleb Clarke on his All Black call up why he credits Sevens for his 2020 form

Blues winger Caleb Clarke talks to Karl Te Nana following the North vs South match and shares the story of how he broke the news to his family that he had made the All Blacks.

Justin Marshall and Jeff Wilson on why Beauden Barrett could end up on the bench in an All Black test

Panelists from Sky Sport's The Breakdown discuss the selection headache for All Black selectors with Richie Mo'unga, Beauden Barrett and Damian McKenzie in the All Black squad.

The Breakdown | Hurricanes' coach Jason Holland answers questions from RugbyPass fans

Hurricanes coach Jason Holland answers from RugbyPass fans on Sky Sport NZ's The Breakdown.

The Breakdown | John Kirwan and Kane Hames debate the Paul Willemse slap down

John Kirwan and Kane Hames on The Breakdown debate the ref's decision of Paul Willemse slap down against Wales in Six Nations.

The Breakdown | Sam Cane answers questions from RugbyPass fans

Chiefs captain and All Black openside Sam Cane answers questions from RugbyPass fans on Sky Sports' The Breakdown with Mils Muliaina, John Kirwan and Kane Hames.

The Breakdown on RugbyPass

Join the Sky Sport NZ's expert rugby team including Jeff Wilson, Mils Muliaina, Honey Hireme, John Kirwan and more as they run a comb through the game of rugby in New Zealand with weekly episodes featuring player and coach interviews, top level rugby analysis, and rugby insight from some of the game's best ever players.

Regular guests on Sky Sports NZ's The Breakdown include the biggest rugby names in New Zealand, including both current and former players and coaches from the All Blacks, and the domestic Super Rugby Pacific teams, the Blues, Chiefs, Hurricanes, Crusaders, and Highlanders.

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