All Blacks coach Ian Foster calls up seven newcomers for first squad

Rugby Sep 6, 2020

All Blacks coach Ian Foster calls up seven newcomers for first squad

Ian Foster has included seven uncapped players in his first squad as All Blacks head coach, naming 35 players Sunday as uncertainty continues over the possibility of any tests being played this year. Locks Tupou Va’ai and Quinten Strange, prop Alex Hodgman, backrowers Hoskins Sotutu ...

All Blacks coach wants improving Australia in Super Rugby

Rugby Aug 23, 2020

All Blacks coach wants improving Australia in Super Rugby

All Blacks coach Ian Foster has strongly backed Australian involvement in any new Super Rugby competition created next year or after the COVID-19 pandemic. Relations between New Zealand and Australia have soured since the publication of a New Zealand Rugby review which recommended only two ...

Beauden Barrett backs Ian Foster in New Zealand coaching search

Rugby Nov 5, 2019

Beauden Barrett backs Ian Foster in New Zealand coaching search

New Zealand fullback Beauden Barrett has voiced his support for Ian Foster's bid to take over from Steve Hansen as All Blacks coach, saying he would like to see "continuity" in the role, local media have reported. Hansen ended his 16-year association with the team ...