All Black lock Brodie Retallick is ready to get reacquainted with Argentina second-row Tomas Lavanini when they clash in Napier.
The NZRU have relaxed their rules to clear the way for Sonny Bill Williams to slot straight back in for the All Blacks for November.
New Zealand produced rugby from another planet as they bounced back from the draw in Sydney with a superb 51-20 win over Australia.
The All Blacks and Wallabies sought pre-match talks with referee Romain Poite on Friday ahead of their Bledisloe Cup rematch.
Round Two of the Rugby Championship and Bledisloe Cup sees both teams dried out and ready to fire as New Zealand host Australia.
Steve Hansen has said that referee Jaco Peyper admitted to a series of blunders during last week's record-denying draw with Australia....
Crusaders centre Ryan Crotty will make his first start for New Zealand at inside centre against Australia at Eden Park on Saturday.
New Zealand fly-half Beauden Barrett had only ever experienced victory in an All Black jersey until last weekend's 12-12 draw in Sydney....
All Blacks skipper Richie McCaw admitted to feeling "hollow" after his side drew with the Wallabies at ANZ Stadium on Saturday.
Australia and New Zealand couldn't be separated in a wet slugfest of a game in Sydney, ending in a 12-12 draw.
All Black centre Conrad Smith has withdrawn from Saturday's fixture against Australia to return home for the birth of his child.
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has questioned the Wallabies' selection of Kurtley Beale ahead of Bernard Foley for Saturday.
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has picked Ben Smith ahead of Israel Dagg at full-back for Saturday's Test against Australia in Sydney....
All Black assistant coach Ian Foster played down the impact of the 'Tahs' Super Rugby triumph ahead of the Bledisloe Cup opener.
Ma'a Nonu could be a surprise option from the tee for the All Blacks after taking over kicking duties in a warm-up match in North Harbour....
All Black fly-half Dan Carter vowed to bounce back from his latest injury setback after being ruled out for a month with a broken fibula....
All Black pivot Dan Carter could miss at least half of New Zealand's Rugby Championship campaign after injuring a bone in his leg.