The Breakdown compiles a highlight reel of the late, great Bruce Robertson, celebrating the life of one of the great All Blacks and a wonderful person.
Sam Whitelock recalls his most clutch play | The Breakdown
All Blacks legend Sam Whitelock sits down with fellow legend Kieran Read, the two reminisce over their most famous battles and one play in particular that helped ensure the All Blacks' 2015 World Cup victory.
Who is the next man up in the All Blacks midfield | The Breakdown
With the injury to David Havili, The Breakdown panel discuss who's the next player in line for an All Blacks call-up and how getting selected in the Rugby Championship squad is a great opportunity with the World Cup around the corner.
When Dane Coles almost switched codes | The Breakdown
Dane Coles sits down with Joey Wheeler to reminisce on a legendary career and share some never heard before stories, one, in particular, would have had All Black fans nervous.
U20 Highlights AUS vs NZL | The Breakdown
The Baby Blacks hosted the Junior Wallabies at Sky Stadium in a curtain-raiser for the Hurricanes vs Crusaders Super Rugby Pacific match on Saturday, The Breakdown brings you highlights from the close contest.
Where is Cam Roigard in the All Black pecking order | The Breakdown
After another exceptional performance for the Hurricanes, this time in a winning effort against the Crusaders, The Breakdown panel discuss whether Cam Roigard has done enough to earn an All Blacks call-up.
The fringe All Blacks under pressure in the playofffs | The Breakdown
With the first All Blacks squad of the year being announced on Sunday, June 18, certain players will have to prove their worth in the few remaining weeks of Super Rugby Pacific's playoffs.
Previewing the Baby Blacks' World Champs chances | The Breakdown
After splitting a warm-up series against the Junior Wallabies in unconvincing fashion, Jeff Wilson discusses where the Baby Blacks will have to improve to take out the 2023 U20 World Championships.
The preparation behind Sam Whitelock's greatness | The Breakdown
Sam Whitelock may well finish 2023 as the most capped All Black of all time, having played in his fourth World Cup and amassing over 350 professional matches. Angus Ta'avao discusses the great lock's methods.
Schalk Brits - "Ireland Will Flop This World Cup” | RugbyPass Offload EP 79
Today we're delighted to be joined by ex-Saracens, Stormers & Barbarians hooker Schalk Brits to get his take on all the action from an enthralling weekend of rugby. Plus, with merely 100 days to go until the World Cup kicks off.
Why New Zealand Rugby need Wayne Smith | The Breakdown
The Breakdown panel have each had the pleasure of working with 'The Professor' Wayne Smith and each had huge praise for the announcement of his new role within New Zealand Rugby.
Mark Telea doing super human things again | The Breakdown
Blues winger Mark Telea was back to his best against the Hurricanes, scoring four tries and beating defenders with ease.
Super Rugby Pacific round 14 highlights | The Breakdown
the Breakdown brings you highlights of the penultimate round of Super Rugby Pacific's regular season.
Why Will Jordan is staying put | The Breakdown
Crusaders and All Blacks outside back Will Jordan announces and explains his new contract which will see him remain in New Zealand for another full World Cup cycle.
Patrick Tuipolotu is stepping up | The Breakdown
All Black Patrick Tuipolotu has had his injury troubles in 2023 but looks to be hitting some fine form heading into the elimination stages of Super Rugby Pacific.
John Afoa's return to Super Rugby | The Breakdown
Former All Black prop John Afoa tells the tale of his hungover journey to New Zealand ahead of an unexpected Super Rugby return at 39 years old.
Tim Horan's form XV of round 14 | The Breakdown
Wallaby legend Tim Horan is this week's special guest selector of the form XV, selecting a side with a heavy Chiefs presence after their win over the Brumbies.
Will Jordan says '15 is the dream' | The Breakdown
Upon announcing the new contract that will see him remain in Crusaders and All Black colours until the 2027 World Cup, Will Jordan sat down with Jeff Wilson to discuss his future and priorities.
The Highlanders celebrate Aaron Smith | The Breakdown
In the final home game of his Highlanders career, there was plenty of emotion for and from Aaron Smith. The Southland team showed their respect to the club legend postgame.
Fans give their honest reaction to Saracens winning ANOTHER Premiership Rugby title
John Okafor speaks to rugby fans at Twickenham Stadium as Saracens played Sale in the final of the Gallagher Premiership
Simon McIntyre vows Sale Sharks will return after Premiership Final
Simon McIntyre vows Sale Sharks will return after Premiership Final
Alex Sanderson reacts to Sale's last minute loss to Saracens in the Premiership final
John Okafor spoke to Sale Sharks head coach Alex Sanderson after his sides narrow loss to Saracens in the Champions Cup.
What Leinster 'bottling' the Champions Cup final means for New Zealand rugby | The Breakdown
The Breakdown rugby show is back with Mils Muliaina, John Kirwan, Kirsty Stanway and Jeff Wilson as they react to La Rochelle and their epic comeback win against Leinster in the Champions Cup.
The tournament where Damian Mckenzie could not be stopped | Under 20s rugby highlights
Highlights from the Under 20s rugby championship in 2014 where a young Damian McKenzie burst onto the scene. Even at such a young age, he impressed fans with his confidence in attack and under the high ball.
Tom Varndell - Tuilagi's Arrest & Shaun Edwards Attempted Knock Out! | RugbyPass Offload EP 77
What a joy it is to be joined by the second highest try scorer in Premiership rugby history in the legendary Ex England winger Tom Varndell, to hear some incredibly entertaining stories from his wonderful career both domestically and internationally.
Form XV of Super Rugby Pacific round 12 | The Breakdown
Joey Wheeler is this week's guest form XV selector, admitting that his selection of Ethan de Groot was entirely based on de Groot's form during the week's duck shooting rather than rugby performance.
Jason Ryan analyzes the Northern Hemisphere's forwards play | The Breakdown
All Blacks forwards coach Jason Ryan discusses his experience at the 2023 Six Nations, revealing some of his observations of Europe's powerhouse nations.
Samipeni Finau's All Blacks future | The Breakdown
The Breakdown panel look at the remarkable performance of Chiefs forward Samipeni Finau in a losing effort to the Reds, discussing his potential at the international level.
An update on the global club competition | The Breakdown
New Zealand Rugby CEO Mark Robinson delivers an update on the potential global club competition that could see the best of the world's club teams face off in annual fixtures.
Rememebering Bruce Robertson | The Breakdown
The Breakdown compiles a highlight reel of the late, great Bruce Robertson, celebrating the life of one of the great All Blacks and a wonderful person.
What it will take to win the World Cup | The Breakdown
All Blacks forwards coach Jason Ryan looks ahead to the Rugby World Cup and projects the areas where the tournament will be won or lost.
Leicester Fainga'anuku's workrate | The Breakdown
Another standout performance by Crusaders power-winger Leicester Fainga'anuku, the Breakdown panel debate the pecking order for the All Blacks no 11 jersey.
The Season - Millfield Trailer
The Season travels to England for the very first time, following one of the best rugby schools in the world. Millfield.
Wade vs Ashton
Wilkinson vs Farrell
Joe Marchant - Why He's Turning His Back On English Rugby | RugbyPass Offload EP 76
Today we're in the studio and delighted to be joined by England, Blues & Quins centre Joe Marchant just before he packs his bags to head to France for both the World Cup and then to move to his new home in Paris.
Dallaglio vs Vunipola - Who is the greatest Number 8 in Premiership rugby history?
BT Sport's "Premiership Immortals" celebrates the greatest players in the history of Premiership Rugby. From May 4th until the Premiership Final on May 27th, fans will be able to have their say on who they think deserves to have a spot in the competi
Previewing Crusaders v Blues | The Breakdown
Round 12 offers Kiwi fans a mouthwatering matchup between old rivals as the Blues visit the Crusaders in a rematch of the 2022 Super Rugby Pacific final. The Breakdown panel discuss where the game will be won and lost.
How referees and coaches are collaborating for the World Cup | The Breakdown
International referee Ben O'Keefe offered The Breakdown some insights into the discussions that are going on behind closed doors between referees and coaches ahead of the Rugby World Cup.
Super Rugby Pacific round 11 highlights | The Breakdown
The Breakdown brings you some of the best moments from Super Rugby Pacific's slate of games in round 11.
What Anton Lienert-Brown brings to his team | The Breakdown
The return of Chiefs midfielder Anton Lienert-Brown yet again sparks the All Black selection debate, so Sir John Kirwin broke down exactly what Super Rugby's most recent centurion brings to his teams.
The impact of Will Jordan's return | The Breakdown
Crusaders fullback Will Jordan made an outstanding return to rugby over the weekend after eight months on the sideline, The Breakdown panel discussed his form and what it means for both the Crusaders and All Blacks.
Super Rugby Pacific team of week 11 | The Breakdown
This week's Super Rugby Pacific form XV is brought to you by The Crowd Goes Wild's biggest Chiefs fan, James McOnie.
The World Cup could adopt a "bunker" | The Breakdown
the trial of various new rules in Super Rugby Pacific has been very well received by players and fans alike, referee Ben O'Keefe said the results have been noted by international coaches and may be adopted in time for the World Cup.
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Damian McKenzie's point of difference | The Breakdown
Sir John Kirwin talks about the mercurial form of Chiefs playmaker Damian McKenzie and projects how his game will translate on the international stage.
Why Mo'unga is the All Blacks' top No 10 | The Breakdown
The form of Damian McKenzie has put pressure on the All Black incumbents, but Sir John Kirwin is certain Richie Mo'unga is still the man to lead the All Blacks in the 2023 World Cup.
Ruby Tui announces her next contract | The Breakdown
Black Ferns star Ruby Tui joins The Breakdown to reveal her next move and discuss the landscape of women's rugby.
Why Emoni Narawa will be an All Black | The Breakdown
Former All Black winger Jeff Wilson has no doubt that the form of Emoni Narawa will see the Chiefs winger in a black jersey in 2023.
Tamaiti Williams is All Blacks ready | The Breakdown
Enjoying a starting role in the absence of the injured Fletcher Newell, George Bower and Oli Jager, Tamaiti Williams' form has soared in 2023 and may well see the big man earn a call from Ian Foster.
"The end of the Crusaders' dynasty" | The Breakdown
Jeff Wilson has a hot take after the Crusaders fell short against the Chiefs for the second time this Super Rugby Pacific season.
Allan Bunting's form XV of round 9 | The Breakdown
incoming Black Ferns coach Allan Bunting is this week's Super Rugby Pacific form XV selector, rewarding the top performers of the weekend's games.
Asafo Aumua or Dane Coles? | The Breakdown
With All Black veteran Dane Coles and the explosive young Asafo Aumua potentially battling it out for the third hooker spot in the All Blacks squad, The Breakdown panel take a look at Aumua's form.
Abby Dow post match interview | Women's Six Nations
We spoke to Abby Dow after England claimed the Grand Slam over France at Twickenham Stadium.
Sadia Kabeya post match interview | Women's Six Nations
Player of the Match Sadiya Kabeya spoke to us after the Red Roses won the Grand Slam in front of a record crowd of 58,500 people.
Pierre Spies - Surviving Blood Clots To Become An SA Rugby Legend | RugbyPass Offload EP 74
We're delighted to be joined by the original Ultimate Beast in Springbok legend Pierre Spies, to hear his incredible stories.
Sam Tuitupou on his upcoming boxing match & being a player agent in rugby | Aotearoa Rugby Podcast
We were lucky enough to have former All Black rugby star Sam Tuitupou join the podcast today as he spoke about his upcoming boxing match with with for Kiwis league player Roy Asotasi on Thursday.
New Zealand pundits react to Roger Tuivasa-Sheck leaving Rugby Union | The Breakdown
The Breakdown rugby show is back with Mils Muliaina, John Kirwan and Jeff Wilson, hosted by Kirstie Stanway as they discuss the disappointing news that Roger Tuivasa-Sheck will no longer be playing in rugby union.
How many second rows can Scott Barrett name in a minute? | All Blacks vs Springboks
Get tickets to All Blacks vs Springboks at Twickenham in 2023 - https://bit.ly/3U6rS54
I spoke to rugby fans at the Women's Six Nations match between Ireland and England
Post match fan reaction from the TikTok Women's Six Nations as Lucy Lomax speaks to fans at Ireland vs England.
Ellie Kildunne reacts to England's victory against dogged Ireland in 2023 Women's Six Nations
TikTok Women's Six Nations post match interview with full back Ellie Kildunne after England's victory over dogged Ireland.
Brittany Hogan responds to press speculation around Ireland Rugby after England Six Nations loss
TikTok Women's Six Nations post match reaction with Brittany Hogan after Ireland's loss to England.
Stuart Hogg on how Social Media Abuse Triggered His Retirement! | RugbyPass Offload EP 73
We're joined by the man of the moment in Scottish and Lions legend Stuart Hogg, who a couple of weeks ago shocked the rugby world by announcing his retirement from the sport at merely the age of 30! We get the inside scoop on why he's really decided.
The guy NZR need to be chasing | The Breakdown
Fauono Ken Laban doesn't hesitate when asked who needs to be the next player that New Zealand Rugby locks down with a contract for the next World Cup cycle.
When the All Blacks coaching team will be named | The Breakdown
New Zealand Rugby issue an update on their timeline for the All Blacks coaching team, saying an announcement is a matter of weeks away.
Levi Aumua dominated round seven | The Breakdown
Moana Pasifika's Levi Aumua was yet again in damaging form in round seven as Apia hosted a historic matchup with the Reds.
NZR will review their All Black eligibilty laws | The Breakdown
New Zealand Rugby General Manager of Professional Rugby Chris Lendrum discusses their policy around All Blacks eligibility and whether they are likely to allow their players to be based overseas in the future.
Ken Laban's all time NZ schoolboy XV | The Breakdown
Ken Laban offers his Encyclopedic knowledge of schoolboy rugby in New Zealand to The Breakdown's Form XV segment, naming the ultimate XV of players he has witnessed in the schoolboy game.
Who is actually staying in New Zealand in 2024 | The Breakdown
With so much emphasis on the players leaving New Zealand following the 2024 Rugby World Cup, The Breakdown panel take a look at the list of stars remaining for at least the beginning of the next World Cup cycle.
Rieko Ioane highlights | The Breakdown
The Breakdown takes a look back at All Black speedster Rieko Ioane's finest moments after the winger-turned-centre re-signed with New Zealand Rugby through until 2027.
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Victor Matfield on; Bakkies Botha, World Cup Glory & His Greatest XV | RugbyPass Offload EP 72
Today we're joined by a proper legend in Victor Matfield, a man who's represented his country 127 times, won the Currie Cup 3 times, the super rugby title 3 times, the tri-nations twice and the world cup and is widely regarded as one of the greatest.
Why Moana Pasifika are struggling | Aotearoa Rugby Pod
James Parsons analyzes Moana Pasifika's struggles, specifically late in games, after the side competed but fell short in another round of Super Rugby Pacific.
Two rugby players vs food eating professional | Offload special
The offload crew are taking on another food challenge! This time with a professional eater. How do you think the boys are going to get on?
Where the Blues can learn from Ireland | Aotearoa Rugby Pod
The Blues' loss to the Chiefs in round six highlighted some potential issues within the squad and their tactics, former Blues hooker James Parsons says the team could look to some northern giants for inspiration.
Is Dave Rennie a good fit for the Blues | Aotearoa Rugby Pod
Rumours are circulating over the future of dismissed Australia coach and former Super Rugby champion Dave Rennie, the Blues are reported to have approached him while Japan may also be an option.
Two minutes of Brodie Retallick dominating | Aotearoa Rugby Pod
James Parsons does a deep dive into the winning work rate of Chiefs lock Brodie Retallick, bringing up the important statistics and analyzing the big fella's game.
Will Joe Moody challenge Ethan de Groot for No 1 | Aotearoa Rugby Pod
Ethan de Groot showed strong form in 2022, claiming the All Blacks No 1 jersey with dominant performances while Joe Moody was out injured. however, Moody has now returned and is pushing to reclaim his spot.
Is this Wallabies squad legit | Aotearoa Rugby Pod
James Parsons reacts to Eddie Jones' first Wallaby squad of 2023, speculating over the intentions of certain selections and omissions and if they can contend for the year's big trophies.
What it would take for McKenzie to claim the black 10 jersey | Aotearoa Rugby Pod
The Aotearoa Rugby Pod react to another exceptional Damian McKenzie performance and projects what would have to happen for him to surpass both Richie Mo'unga and Beauden Barrett.
Bryn Hall describes the Crusaders' incredible Academy | Aotearoa Rugby Pod
The Crusaders Academy has been producing exceptional Super Rugby talent for many years and ensuring the depth of the six times champions is top-notch. Bryn Hall gives an insight into what goes on behind the scenes.
The one guy the All Blacks can't afford to lose in 2024 | The Breakdown
With many of the All Blacks' most experienced leaders heading offshore following the World Cup, The Breakdown panel discuss the players whose futures are yet to be confirmed and who of them the All Blacks need the most.
Damian McKenzie earns player of the round | The Breakdown
Chiefs playmaker Damian McKenzie was yet again the best No 10 on the park as his side hosted the Blues in Hamilton, his performance this week earning him player of the round.
Why the Chiefs are thriving in 2023 | The Breakdown
The Breakdown panel discuss the Chiefs' success in the 2023 Super Rugby Pacific season, noting consistency on the roster and team identity as strong points in addition to the side's remarkable talent.
Super Rugby players who would thrive in the NRL | The Breakdown
Taylah Johnson names the Kiwi Super Rugby players whose skillset and talent would transfer well into rugby league, while also calling out NRL commentators who took issue with Joseph Sua'ali'i's code switch.
Why Damian McKenzie smiles when he kicks | The Breakdown
Damian McKenzie's famous pre-kick routine has a unique quirk that has become a fan favourite moment during matches, the No 10 tells Anton Leinert-Brown why he smiles before kicking.
Jeff Wilson predicts the All Blacks' 20224 starters | The Breakdown
Former All Black Jeff Wilson switched up the usual "team of the week" segment, instead naming an XV he predicts could start for Scott Robertson in the first Test of 2024.
What does the future New Zealand rugby team look like | The Breakdown
The Breakdown is back and this week they are analysing some of the newest rugby stars that could play for the All Blacks in Scott Robertson's 2024 team. #TheBreakdown
Black Fern Stacey Fluhler on winning gold at the World Sevens Series in Hong Kong
Black Fern Stacey Fluhler talks to RugbyPass after winning the Hong Kong leg of the World Sevens Series.
Ngarohi Mcgarvey-Black on the All Blacks Sevens' defence that won the semi-final against France
All Black Sevens' star Ngarohi Mcgarvey-Black talks to RugbyPass after the tight semi-final win over France.
Eddie Jones gives blockbuster 30 minute interview as he announces groundbreaking new Australia team
Wallabies head coach Eddie Jones has spoken to media via Zoom this afternoon. Jones unveiled a 33-man squad for the side's upcoming three-day camp on the Gold Coast later this month. Rebels flyhalf Carter Gordon, 18-year-old Max Jorgensen and Reds st
France's William Iraguha on playing for the Hong Kong crowd and his game-winning try against Spain
France's William Iraguha talks to RugbyPass about his match-winning try against Spain and what it means to inspire kids in the Hong Kong crowd.
Australia's Faith Nathan on getting friendly fire from teammate Madison Ashby
Australia's Faith Nelson talks to RugbyPass about the semi-final win over GB at the Hong Kong Sevens.
Australia Sevens' youngest player Teagan Levi on qualifying for the Olympics with her sister
Australia women's Sevens Teagan Levi talks to RugbyPass about playing in Hong Kong, qualifying for the Olympics and staying in rugby with her sister.
Black Fern Jorja Miller is loving Hong Kong and told us what happened in Vancouver
Black Fern Jorja Miller speaks to RugbyPass on the opening day in Hong Kong after two wins in the first ever women's tournament in the famous Sevens city.
Stacey Waaka is getting a lot of selfie requests after her hat-trick in Hong Kong
Black Fern Stacey Waaka is enjoying the crowd in Hong Kong after her hat-trick against the hosts on Day 1 of the World Sevens Series in Hong Kong.
Isla Norman-Bell on her decision to choose Great Britain over New Zealand
New Zealand-raised Isla Norman-Bell reflects on her decision to represent GB over New Zealand and what led to the change of path.
Madison Ashby on her dad's advice that paid off on the opening day of the Hong Kong Sevens
Australia's Sevens star Madison Ashby talks to RugbyPass after the 43-5 win over Brazil on Day 1 of the World Sevens Series in Hong Kong.
Thibaud Flament - Loughborough University to Grand Slam wins with France | RugbyPass Offload EP 70
Today we're delighted to be joined by arguably the best player in Europe over the last 2 years in France and Toulouse 2nd Row Thibaud Flament to hear about his meteoric rise over the last 5 years, which has taken him from playing fly-half for the 5th
The All Blacks now follow trends rather than set them | The Breakdown
Sir John Kirwin says it's been too long since the All Blacks were innovators and set the benchmark for success through their own original schemes, saying the Northern Hemisphere now lead.
What are the trends in SRP this year | The Breakdown
The Breakdown panel break down the season stats in this year's Super Rugby Pacific to identify what shifts are being made and how the game is evolving.