Ireland delivered an excellent all-round performance as they sealed a deserved 23-12 triumph over the All Blacks in Dunedin – their first victory in this fixture on New Zealand soil.
The All Blacks were their own worst enemy as their discipline let them down and they had to play most of
After a 42-19 victory in the opening Steinlager Series Test at Eden Park last weekend, the All Blacks have a chance to sew up the series at Forsyth Barr Stadium on Saturday night.
All Blacks v Ireland, Saturday 9 July, 7.05pm NZT, Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin
Won: All Blacks 30,
(Above: Dalton Papalii (L) has been named at blindside for the second Test against Ireland. Photo: Getty Images)
Dalton Palalii named at blindside with Scott Barrett moving to lock
Aidan Ross and Folau Fakatava come into squad for potential debuts
The All Blacks team has been named to play Ireland at
Argentina marked their first home game in almost three years with a solid 26-18 victory over Scotland on Saturday.
It was also Michael Cheika’s debut match as head coach and his side did him proud, withstanding a Scottish comeback to go 1-0 ahead in the three-Test series.
The Pumas made a fast
South Africa came from 18-3 behind to claim a 32-29 victory over Wales, but they were indebted to Damian Willemse who kicked a last-minute penalty to snatch the win.
Wales defended superbly in the opening exchanges and took their chances when they presented themselves.
Louis Rees-Zammit showed his searing speed to touch
The Wallabies had Darcy Swain sent off early on but still managed to seal a 30-28 triumph against England in their July international in Perth on Saturday.
Swain received his marching orders for headbutting Jonny Hill in the 34th minute but the Wallabies dug deep and secured the result which is
All Black ride scrum dominance to a 42–19 win over Ireland in the first Steinlager Series Test at Eden Park on Saturday.
Exposing the Irish front row Achilles' heel since arriving in New Zealand, the All Blacks made good their desire to right the record after their defeat by Ireland in
France proved too strong for Japan in Toyota on Saturday as the visitors claimed a 42-23 victory in the first of two Tests between the sides.
Although Les Bleus outscored their hosts by five tries to two they did not always have things going their way as Japan were competitive for
The All Blacks open their 2022 Test campaign with a clash against an Irish team who have developed into one of the fiercest rivals of the men in black over the past decade.
Match details: All Blacks v Ireland, Saturday 2 July, 7.05pm NZT, Eden Park, Auckland
Won: All Blacks 29,
Eight teams have arrived in the south of France to contest the Rugby Africa Cup 2022, intent on securing a return to the country for RWC 2023 next year.
Eight nations have arrived in the south of France ahead of the Rugby Africa Cup 2022, hoping to secure their return to