All Blacks selectors Ian Foster, Jason Ryan and Joe Schmidt have named the team for Friday’s Rugby World Cup pool match against Italy in Lyon.
The All Blacks will welcome back four players from injury and likely celebrate a special individual milestone for Test appearances. Both teams have everything to play
TOULOUSE - New Zealand score 11 tries as they recover from an opening loss to France with a comprehensive Pool A victory over Namibia at Stadium de Toulouse.
New Zealand put their opening Pool A defeat by France behind them to rattle up 11 tries against Namibia at a wet Stadium
MATCH REPORT: The Springboks made a big statement concluding their World Cup preparations with a resounding 35-7 win over the All Blacks at Twickenham on Friday.
The Springboks scored five tries, through captain Siya Kolisi, wing Kurt-Lee Arendse, hooker Malcolm Marx and replacements Bongi Mbonambi and Kwagga Smith – all converted
PREVIEW: Just 80 minutes stand between South Africa and the start of their World Cup title defence.
However, the quality of the opposition at Twickenham on Friday, New Zealand, could make the next fortnight a painful period.
With the All Blacks’ convincing 35-20 Rugby Championship win in Auckland last month still fresh
It is not long until the best teams in the world descend upon France to battle it out in the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
With the global showpiece rushing upon the rugby community, RugbyRedefined has put together all of the training squads that have been announced.
There is still a lot of
PREVIEW: Wales and England kick off their Nations Series schedule with the first of a derby double-header on Saturday.
The two teams meet twice in a week, with Cardiff the stage for the first match in what both teams will hope is a long and fruitful few months.
The World Cup looms
PREVIEW: Scotland and France clash in a World Cup warm-up at Murrayfield on Saturday and it could be a tough test for the visitors who are joint-favourites to win the forthcoming World Cup.
As the two teams gear up for another clash in the space of seven days, Scotland might be
PREVIEW: Andy Farrell will be out to test his squad depth when Ireland host Italy in the World Cup warm-up match in Dublin.
The Ireland head coach Farrell has handed a number of fringe players to work their way into Ireland’s World Cup squad.
Farrell will cut his 42-man squad down to
PREVIEW: Much of the pre-match build-up to the World Cup warm-up encounter between Argentina and South Africa in Buenos Aires on Saturday focused on the ‘opportunities’ for individuals to impress the respective coaches.
Both Michael Cheika (Los Pumas) and Jacques Nienaber (Springboks) have used the Rugby Championship to give as many
PREVIEW: All Black head coach Ian Foster doesn’t want his team to take their foot off the pedal when they face the Wallabies in the Bledisloe Cup return leg in Dunedin on Saturday.
New Zealand stormed to another Rugby Championship title with three wins from three matches and they now turn