March 20 (Reuters) - Former Samoa and All Blacks flanker Dylan Mika died in Auckland on Tuesday at the age of 45, his family said in a statement released by New Zealand Rugby.
Scarlets sign Maori All Blacks back row Blade Thomson from New Zealand Super Rugby side Hurricanes.
WELLINGTON, Jan 31 (Reuters) - New Zealand Rugby (NZR) have confirmed the third Bledisloe Cup clash with Australia later this year will be held in the Yokohama Stadium, the venue for the 2019 Rugby World Cup final.
WELLINGTON, Jan 30 (Reuters) - New Zealand Rugby bosses should be concerned about the loss of expertise from rugby coaches moving overseas because of limited career opportunities at home, departing Wellington Hurricanes coach Chris Boyd has warned.
Northampton Saints name New Zealander Chris Boyd as their new director of rugby on a three-year deal, starting in August.
PARIS, Jan 30 (Reuters) - One-test All Black Charlie Ngatai has continued the exodus of fringe national players from New Zealand before the next Rugby World Cup as the centre will be moving to France, where he will play for Lyon.
Wasps sign All Blacks fly-half Lima Sopoaga for the 2018-19 season from New Zealand Super Rugby side Highlanders.
WELLINGTON, Jan 11 (Reuters) - All Blacks back-up flyhalf Lima Sopoaga will leave New Zealand rugby at the end of the season after signing with a club in Europe, the 26-year-old said on Thursday.
Four New Zealand rugby players, including a former Black Fern and New Zealand Under-20 international, have been suspended for doping.
SYDNEY, Dec 29 (Reuters) - A humdinger of a British and Irish Lions series in New Zealand was the highlight of the test rugby year and although it finished with honours even, there is little doubt that the All Blacks remained the benchmark in 2017.
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SYDNEY, Dec 12 (Reuters) - Former New Zealand Netball chief executive Raelene Castle is expected to be named as Rugby Australia's first female boss later on Tuesday at a news conference.
CAPE TOWN, Dec 11 (Reuters) - South African Rugby have announced the venues for the Springboks’ three home matches in the 2018 Rugby Championship, including a fixture against world champions New Zealand in Pretoria.
LONDON, Nov 26 (Reuters) - New Zealand flyhalf Beauden Barrett joined an elite trio of All Black greats when he was named World Rugby Player of the Year for a second successive year on Sunday.
As he prepares to face the All Blacks, Wales flanker Josh Navidi recalls how New Zealand played an important role in his rugby education.
This week Cammy is joined by Rory and Alan Dymock from Rugby World to look back at Scotland's performance against New Zealand and ponder what Finn Russell's French accent will sound like. The post Podcast: Series 3 Episode 2 – Best Scotch appeared first on Scottish Rugby Blog.
Scotland's agonising loss to New Zealand, England's demolition of Australia and Wales and Ireland's narrow wins are assessed by BBC rugby analyst Jeremy Guscott.
Al Kerr runs his eye over the Scotland performances from a thoroughly credible effort against double World Champions New Zealand. The post Scotland vs New Zealand: Player Ratings appeared first on Scottish Rugby Blog.