All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has cleared star centre Sonny Bill Williams to resume his boxing career in January.
World Rugby Player of 2014 Brodie Retallick has set himself a challenge to improve next year in Chiefs and New Zealand colours.
Super Rugby's expansion to 18 teams from 2016 is complete, with SANZAR confirming the participation of Japan and Argentina.
New Zealand have made 12 personnel changes and one positional switch for this weekend's Test match against Wales.
New Zealand hooker Keven Mealamu revealed there is a "genuine want to play" in the squad ahead of this week's tour finale against Wales....
JPR Williams, Jason Leonard and Michael Lynagh are among the 15 newest inductees to the International Rugby Board's Hall of Fame.
Wales flying wing George North is in no doubt of the challenge posed by New Zealand's "exceptional" Julian Savea this weekend.
Ireland have equalled their best ever position of third in the IRB World Rankings, a position they last occupied in November 2006.
On his return to Test rugby, All Blacks playmaker Dan Carter was pleased to emerge unscathed from a bruising Murrayfield battle.
Jeremy Thrush's late try finally killed off a brave Scottish challenge as New Zealand scrapped to a 24-16 win at Murrayfield.
The All Blacks team to play Scotland this weekend in their third November Test is out, with a debut for Blues hooker James Parsons.
The IRB has announced the shortlist for the Player of the Year with two South Africans, two All Blacks and one Irishman nominated.
Blues flanker Luke Braid has spoken of his decision to leave the franchise and sign for Bordeaux-Bègles after Super Rugby 2015.
New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen has hinted that lock Luke Romano could replace Brodie Retallick against Scotland on Saturday.
Steve Hansen dismissed as "baloney" suggestions that New Zealand have gained a psychological advantage over England ahead of the RWC....
A late Dan Pryor try secured the Maori All Blacks a hard-fought 20-18 victory over Japan in Tokyo on Saturday.
Conflicting reports are emerging in France over a potential move for Ma'a Nonu to Toulon after the World Cup.