SYDNEY, Aug 19 (Reuters) - All Blacks loose forward Jerome Kaino has returned home for a "personal matter", New Zealand Rugby said on Saturday just hours before the side's first Rugby Championship clash with Australia in Sydney.
SYDNEY, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Rieko Ioane and Ryan Crotty both crossed twice as New Zealand ran in eight tries in a brilliant display of running rugby to demolish Australia 54-34 in the Rugby Championship opener on Saturday.
WELLINGTON, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Flanker Jerome Kaino said the All Blacks would never take South Africa lightly and are expecting a tight test match when the traditional southern hemisphere heavyweights meet in the Rugby Championship...
WELLINGTON, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Australia coach Michael Cheika has named the following side for Saturday's Rugby Championship clash against New Zealand at Wellington Regional Stadium:
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand, Sept 17 (Reuters) - A shoulder injury to All Blacks flanker Jerome Kaino could open up the rest of the Rugby Championship to some less experienced faces, coach Steve Hansen said on Saturday.