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NEW ZEALAND ALL BLACKS

Ian Foster, then-New Zealand head coach, during training in Paris on Oct. 13
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Apr 16, 2024
Former All Blacks coach Foster makes Japan move
Ian Foster has not coached since leading the All Blacks to last year's World Cup final, where they lost 12-11 to South Africa.
New Zealand's men's team players do the haka after winning the Cup Final match at the 2024 Rugby Sevens Hong Kong tournament on Sunday.
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Apr 8, 2024
New Zealand sends Paris Olympics warning with Hong Kong sevens win
A cagey men's final was decided by two quickfire second-half tries by Scott Curry and Cody Vai.
South Africa's Siya Kolisi in action during the Rugby World Cup final against New Zealand on Saturday in Saint-Denis, France
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Oct 29, 2023
Siya Kolisi happy to escape 'dark place' for World Cup glory
Despite losing hooker Bongi Mbonambi in only the third minute, the Boks reorganized and battled through for a record fourth title.
South African players celebrate with the Webb Ellis Cup after their win over New Zealand in the Rugby World Cup final on Saturday.
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Oct 29, 2023
Springboks hold off 14-man All Blacks to win World Cup
South Africa produced a magnificent defensive display to edge New Zealand 12-11 and win their fourth title.
South Africa players huddle ahead of the second half of the team's semifinal game against England in the Rugby World Cup, in Saint-Denis, France, on Saturday.
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Oct 27, 2023
Springboks expect 'grind' against All Blacks in World Cup final
South Africa has never lost a World Cup final, winning the 1995, 2007 and 2019 editions.
New Zealand's Ardie Savea (left) shakes hands with Ireland captain Johnny Sexton after their 2023 Rugby World Cup quarterfinal in Saint-Denis, France, on Saturday.
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Oct 15, 2023
All Blacks end Johnny Sexton's career with more World Cup woe for Ireland
The defeat ended Ireland's run of 17 successive test victories and denied Andy Farrell's team the chance of a first ever semifinal.
New Zealand's Damian McKenzie scores a try against Uruguay during the Rugby World Cup in Lyon, France, on Thursday.
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Oct 6, 2023
New Zealand routs Uruguay to cruise into RWC quarterfinals
The All Blacks ran their tally to 36 tries and 240 points in the three matches since their opening defeat against France.
Japan Times
Rugby
Mar 21, 2023
Robertson to succeed Foster as All Blacks head coach after Rugby World Cup
Appointed on a four-year deal, Scott Robertson's contract will see him through to the end of the 2027 World Cup in Australia.
Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 22, 2022
All Blacks Sam Cane out of Wallabies clash as Ardie Savea returns to back row
Wallabies lock Darcy Swain was handed a six-week ban for the dangerous cleanout which led to Quinn Tupaea's injury.
Japan Times
Rugby
Nov 22, 2021
'Not good enough': Coach under fire as All Blacks head home
A first loss to France in Paris since 1973, the highest number of defeats in a single season since 2009, and second place in the world rankings are not statistics that sit well with fans.
Japan Times
Rugby
Aug 15, 2021
All Blacks lay down a marker before heading into the unknown
Any question marks over the 2021-vintage All Blacks were washed away in the Auckland rain as New Zealand ran rampant against an improving but still callow Australia side.
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 13, 2020
New Zealand expecting 47,000-strong crowd for second Bledisloe test
New Zealand Rugby is expecting a "near-capacity" crowd of some 47,000 to pack into Auckland's Eden Park for the second Bledisloe Cup international against Australia on Sunday.
Japan Times
Rugby
Dec 2, 2019
Former All Blacks coach Steve Hansen becomes director of rugby for Toyota Verblitz
Toyota Verblitz announced Monday that former All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has been appointed as director of rugby ahead of the next Top League season in Japan.
Japan Times
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.
Japan Times
Rugby
Nov 2, 2019
New Zealand captain Kieran Read looks forward to starting new chapter in Top League
All Blacks captain Kieran Read closed his test career at the Rugby World Cup on Friday, but said he is looking forward to opening a new chapter of his career in Japan, after spending more than six weeks in the country.
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 6, 2019
All Blacks wary of potential Japan matchup in quarterfinals
After being pushed surprisingly hard by Namibia in Tokyo on Sunday, All Blacks coaches and players were bombarded with questions from local media about the prospect of a marquee quarterfinal matchup with Japan.
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 6, 2019
All Blacks overcome early struggles to crush Namibia
For about 30 minutes on Sunday, Namibia looked very much New Zealand's equal, the African nation that has yet to win at the Rugby World Cup giving as good as it got until the inevitable talent gap allowed the Kiwis to run away with a 71-9 win.
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 5, 2019
All Blacks won't take Namibia lightly, center Anton Lienert-Brown says
Playing Namibia will be exactly the same as playing South Africa, England or any other rugby heavyweight and the All Blacks were treating their Pool B clash with the lowest-ranked side at the World Cup as such, center Anton Lienert-Brown said on Saturday.
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 4, 2019
All Blacks' Jordie Barrett ready for unfamiliar role
New Zealand utility back Jordie Barrett insists he is ready to rise to the challenge of being named as the All Blacks' starting standoff to face Namibia on Sunday — despite never having played the position in a test match before.
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 2, 2019
All Blacks drawing strong support from Japanese fans at Rugby World Cup
While the Japanese rugby team has captivated a second-straight Rugby World Cup with its giant killing on the pitch, for many local fans of the sport, the tournament's main attraction is a side with a somewhat more illustrious pedigree.

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