All Black wing Zac Guildford has signed a three-year contract with French club Clermont Auvergne.
Former Southern Kings assistant coach Brad Mooar will take over the head coaching role for Southland in next year's NPC.
Sonny Bill Williams will return to Rugby Union in 2015, but some pundits wonder if he will be able to adapt to the Sevens version.
The All Blacks towered above the rest in a dominant 2013 campaign. Coach Steve Hansen, however, insists there's plenty of room for improvement.
All Black star Sonny Bill Williams has been stripped of his boxing belts and slammed for his “rude” attitude.
Cross-over matches between premiership and championship teams in the 2014 season of the NPC have been confirmed.
All Blacks flyhalf Dan Carter will have surgery to remove bone spurs from his right ankle, which is a separate issue from his Achilles injury.
All Blacks hooker Hika Elliot has been ruled out of Super Rugby next year after undergoing neck surgery and may quit rugby altogether.
All Blacks captain Richie McCaw has set his sights on the World Cup, but would walk away before then if his form or desire fades.
For New Zealanders, the 1995 World Cup Final was the day Nelson Mandela single-handedly outpsyched the mighty All Blacks.
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