All Blacks captain Richie McCaw is facing two months on the sidelines after breaking a thumb in the Crusaders' loss to the Blues.
Chiefs coach Dave Rennie has been impressed by his quintet of returning All Blacks at the franchise's pre-season training base.
World Series leaders New Zealand have been forced to make yet more changes to their squad for this weekend's Las Vegas Sevens.
Former All Blacks flanker Jerome Kaino said wearing the black jersey again was the main reason for his upcoming return to the Blues.
All Blacks Sevens coach Gordon Tietjens will be without Tomasi Cama for the Las Vegas leg of the Series, with Akira Ioane set to debut....
Clermont have moved to replace the outgoing Sitiveni Sivivatu, who departs for Castres next season, with Zac Guildford reportedly signing....
Chiefs coach Dave Rennie is confident Sonny Bill Williams will return to Test rugby after signing a two year deal with the NZRU.
Sonny Bill Williams is to return to rugby union, confirming on Thursday a two-year deal with the NZRU and the Chiefs franchise.
Munster are apparently keen to sign retired All Blacks international hooker Andrew Hore on a loan deal, according to a report in the UK....
Chiefs hooker Hika Elliot is giving his rugby career some serious thought due to a neck injury which left him battling to walk.
For New Zealanders, the 1995 Rugby World Cup Final was the day Nelson Mandela single-handedly outpsyched the mighty All Blacks.
All Blacks number eight Kieran Read has won the inaugural rugby Players' Player of the Year Award, it was announced on Thursday.
After a six-week break, the 2013/14 HSBC Sevens World Series gets back underway at the Dubai Rugby Sevens this weekend.
Kieran Read, Ben Smith and Leigh Halfpenny have been shortlisted for the inaugural rugby Players' Player of the Year Award.
All Blacks hooker Andrew Hore is ready to start the next chapter of his life after representing New Zealand for the last time.
Australia centre Christian Leali'ifano believes New Zealand back Ben Smith should take home the IRB Player of the Year Award.
New Zealand media on Tuesday dubbed the 2013 All Blacks "The Unbeatables" after they completed a perfect season.