More Sports / Rugby Sep 15, 2016

Savea awaits first All Blacks start

Rookie loose forward Ardie Savea has been named to make his first test start for the All Blacks against South Africa in their Rugby Championship clash on Saturday. Savea, who has played five tests off the bench since making his debut against Wales in June, ...

More Sports / Rugby Sep 7, 2016

All Blacks ready to face Pumas

New Zealand is planning to confound Argentina's best efforts in their Rugby Championship clash this weekend and maintain the high tempo that has taken its game to new heights this season. The world champions will look to extend their latest winning streak to 14 tests ...

More Sports / Rugby Nov 10, 2015

Lapasset lauds rugby's 'global vision'

Bernard Lapasset, the chairman of World Rugby, said Monday that he supports the inclusion of Japan in the Southern Hemisphere's Rugby Championship alongside New Zealand, Australia, South Africa and Argentina. In Tokyo for planning ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup, which will be hosted ...