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Maori ABs hammer Brave Blossoms

The Maori All Blacks put on a counter-attacking masterclass to hammer a brave but error-prone Japan side 61-21 at Noevir Stadium in Kobe on Saturday.
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Slade is biding his time

Although not selected in New Zealand coach Steve Hansen's original tour squad, Colin Slade remains on standby after the Barbarians match.
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Preview: USA v New Zealand

The All Blacks' first visit to the United States in 34 years is set to shatter the rugby attendance record in America.

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Clever captain for USA

Making his 60th appearance in an Eagles shirt, Todd Clever will captain the side from No.6 alongside Scott Lavalla and Danny Barrett.
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Rookies the right way to go for NZ

All Black coach Steve Hansen is not devaluing the jersey, he is merely doing what is in the best interest of New Zealand's national pride.

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No 'paternity leave' for All Blacks

There will be no 'paternity leave' for two All Black players who are about to become fathers.

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Ten new caps for Maori All Blacks

The Maori All Blacks team to take on Japan in Kobe in the first match of its 2014 tour has been named and features 10 new caps.
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Sonny Bill back in Black

NEWS: All Black coach Steve Hansen wasted no time in drafting code-hopper Sonny Bill Williams back into the national team.

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McCaw 'put on ice'

All Black captain Richie McCaw was put on ice, literally, as his team continue to take in the sights and sounds of Chicago.

Same old England await SH giants

England coach Stuart Lancaster said there would be no major changes to his side's strategy and tactics during next month's internationals.

England centre crisis deepens

Luther Burrell is set to miss England's opening November international against world champions New Zealand because of a hand injury.

Smith: Anonymity is refreshing

All Blacks centre Conrad Smith expressed his excitement ahead of their historic match against the United States.

Star-Spangled All Blacks

The All Blacks, who arrived at the O'Hare Airport on Monday, will be the star attraction in Chicago this week - ahead of their Test against the United States.

Carter targets Chicago comeback

All Black legend Dan carter feels he is ready to get back onto the Test stage, despite his limited game time this year.

Faumuina miss Day One action

Charlie Faumuina has missed the All Blacks' first day of training, ahead of their departure for the end-of-year tour.

Injuries ravage Maori team

The New Zealand Maori team was the big loser in the NPC Final at the weekend.

Taranaki hold on in NPC thriller

REPORT: Taranaki are the new champions of New Zealand, beating Tasman 36-32 in a thrilling NPC Final in New Plymouth on Saturday.

NPC: Manawatu gain promotion

The Manawatu Turbos claimed the Championship Cup after defeating Hawke’s Bay 32-24 to gain promotion to the 2015 Premiership division.