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# NZ

Last year
All Blacks drop Perenara, have revenge in mind against Ireland
New Zealand coach Ian Foster remained largely loyal to the squad which ended 2021 with emphatic losses to Ireland and France on their northern hemisphere tour.
All time
New Zealand 'fully committed' to hosting Women's Rugby World Cup in 2022
World Rugby confirmed yesterday that the tournament will be postponed due to challenges caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
New Zealand face Australia in 2021 Women's Rugby World Cup opener, as Ireland sit tight
Adam Griggs’ side are yet to qualify amidst uncertainty due to the pandemic.
Highlanders finish on a high as virus brings 'bizarre' ending to Super Rugby competition
The Otago side stormed home to beat the Hurricanes.
Smith and Perenara both snipe in for tries as Hurricanes see off Highlanders
A break and beautiful pass from Jordie Barrett helped the ‘Canes into a 17-0 lead, but the Highlanders fought back.
Four new faces in Hansen's extended All Blacks squad for Rugby Championship
Connact castaway Sevu Reece is in the 39-strong squad announced for openers against Argentina and South Africa.
A lot of people are cringing at the Lions and the All Blacks lifting the cup together
They’re going home with half a trophy each.
Rieko Ioane wins hat-trick battle in 82-point thriller
Ioane’s breaks gave Auckland the edge as Joe Tupe scored a treble of his own for Bay of Plenty.
'Apart from Rainbow Warrior, we're on the same page': NZ dealing with pressure of France week
‘Worry is a wasted emotion,’ comes the words of wisdom from a man used to dealing with intense pressure.
Milner-Skudder wins 3rd cap as All Blacks aim to get Pool C wrapped up nice and early
Steve Hansen isn’t holding anything back against Argentina.
The Tongan Thor - Ireland's next project player?
135kg tighthead prop Taniela Tupou ran in a sensational hat-trick for Sacred Heart College in New Zealand last weekend.
Abiding All Black rule number 1 key to joining exclusive club
Jeremy Thrush is hoping to make up for lost time at international level.
Call to rid New Zealand of cats to protect native wildlife
A campaign to purge the country of cats has raised the hackles of feline lovers.
Ireland v New Zealand, Third Test
It was the last-chance saloon for Declan Kidney’s side on their summer tour. Could they find that extra push to beat the All Blacks?
Irish supporters showed 'they can't handle alcohol' - NZ police chief
Ireland fans following the rugby team in New Zealand have been criticised by a senior police officer in Christchurch following Saturday’s second test.
Summer Tour Diary: Kiwi press believe Irish 'mob' are ripe for crushing
New Zealanders expect some bite and struggle from their prey while Euro 2012 woes do little to lift team morale.
Sweeping changes in Irish team to face All Blacks
Declan Kidney has thrown convention to the wind as he shakes up the Ireland backline and hands out two new caps.
Dan Carter returns as New Zealand name seven uncapped players in squad to face Ireland
Richie McCaw will captain the All Blacks for the three-Test series against the Irish, writes Patrick McCarry in New Zealand.
Cave hoping to cap 'best couple months of my life' with New Zealand win
The Ulster and Ireland centre is seeking to add to his two caps and challenge Brian O’Driscoll for the number 13 jersey.
No homecoming for Isaac Boss as scrum-half ruled out of New Zealand tour
The New Zealander ended his season with Leinster on the treatment bench. Paul Marshall is the favourite to step-in.