The southern hemisphere’s showpiece Rugby Championship and Bledisloe Cup matches were in jeopardy after Australia’s latest Covid-19 outbreak popped its trans-Tasman travel bubble with New Zealand.
On this day 26 years ago, Joel Stransky hit a late drop goal as the Springboks beat the All Blacks 15-12 at Ellis Park after extra time to win their maiden Rugby World Cup at the first attempt.
England and British & Irish Lions great Jonny Wilkinson has revealed the five players he ranks as the greatest flyhalves of all time.
New Zealand Rugby is being urged to consider a third available option before it signs away a stake of its commercial rights to US private-equity firm Silver Lake.
Former skipper David Kirk has warned the All Blacks’ planned private equity deal with US investors is a ‘slippery slope’ that could see the legendary rugby team sold out to commercial interests.
New Zealand Rugby has accused the players association for attempting to ‘destroy’ the Silver Lake deal by publicly sharing a counter-proposal made by a local company.
New Zealand Rugby has confirmed an investigation was launched into allegations that a current All Black was involved in an assault on a woman in Dunedin.
SA Rugby has reportedly attempted to secure a Test match against the All Blacks as a warm-up for the upcoming British & Irish Lions series.
New Zealand Rugby has announced TJ Perenara re-signed following his stint in Japan, but it has lost the services of another high-profile All Blacks back.
The ongoing stand-off between New Zealand Rugby and the Players’ Association has taken a turn for the worse, with the governing body now accusing players of demanding ‘untenable’ payments at the expense of the community game.