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'I hated rugby' - retired All Black Dagg on mental health battle
# Opening Up
# Opening Up

'I hated rugby' - retired All Black Dagg on mental health battle

Apr 16th 2019, 7:59 AM 15,960 Views 8 Comments

Israel Dagg retired last week due to a chronic knee injury.

All Blacks' World Cup winner Israel Dagg forced into retirement
# Premature End
# Premature End

All Blacks' World Cup winner Israel Dagg forced into retirement

Apr 4th 2019, 9:09 PM 17,103 Views 8 Comments

Having made his debut against Ireland, his career ends at the age of just 30.

All Blacks confirm Israel Dagg is out for the season with a knee injury
# Rehab
# Rehab

All Blacks confirm Israel Dagg is out for the season with a knee injury

Sep 22nd 2017, 9:10 AM 2,661 Views 0 Comments

Israel Dagg will spend the rest of 2017 resting a knee injury after a stop-start year for the All Blacks and Crusaders.

Leinster-bound James Lowe gets caught out as freak try helps Crusaders march on
# Pickpocket
# Pickpocket

Leinster-bound James Lowe gets caught out as freak try helps Crusaders march on

Jul 29th 2017, 2:17 PM 9,056 Views 5 Comments

The Chiefs wing was atempting to clear when Richie Mo’unga nipped in.

The Lions are taking on one of the best clubs in the world tomorrow
# Super Super Rugby
# Super Super Rugby

The Lions are taking on one of the best clubs in the world tomorrow

Jun 9th 2017, 7:00 AM 7,930 Views 8 Comments

Scott Robertson’s Crusaders have been in sublime form this year.

Crusaders XV includes All Black tight five in another huge test for the Lions
# Big Ask
# Big Ask

Crusaders XV includes All Black tight five in another huge test for the Lions

Jun 8th 2017, 4:23 AM 9,695 Views 9 Comments

The Super Rugby leaders have named an impressive starting team for Saturday.

Comeback kings Crusaders defy injuries to prevail, Highlanders also win at a cost
# Super Rugby
# Super Rugby

Comeback kings Crusaders defy injuries to prevail, Highlanders also win at a cost

Mar 11th 2017, 1:10 PM 5,168 Views 3 Comments

A host of All Blacks – Israel Dagg, Seta Tamanivalu, Waisake Naholo and Lima Sopoaga – suffered injuries as their teams won in Super Rugby.

All Blacks crush Springboks in six-try rout
# Easy
# Easy

All Blacks crush Springboks in six-try rout

Sep 17th 2016, 11:09 AM 8,701 Views 7 Comments

The runaway competition leaders again banked a bonus point, their fourth in four matches.

'Clunky, wooden' Julian Savea dropped by All Blacks as Israel Dagg returns
# DAGGER
# DAGGER

'Clunky, wooden' Julian Savea dropped by All Blacks as Israel Dagg returns

Jun 16th 2016, 10:22 AM 8,828 Views 9 Comments

The world player of the year-nominated Hurricanes wing won’t play on his home turf this weekend.

New era: Seven uncapped All Blacks named in first squad since World Cup triumph
# Conveyor Belt
# Conveyor Belt

New era: Seven uncapped All Blacks named in first squad since World Cup triumph

May 29th 2016, 2:15 PM 8,992 Views 23 Comments

New Zealand will play three Tests against Wales next month.

Israel Dagg looked sharp on his Super Rugby return for the Crusaders
# Izzy
# Izzy

Israel Dagg looked sharp on his Super Rugby return for the Crusaders

Apr 15th 2016, 2:40 PM 5,375 Views 3 Comments

The 27-year-old had a difficult 2015 but returned in style against the Jaguares.

The ITM Cup has been busy: Dagg's dislocated shoulder, MacKenzie magic and a Canterbury comeback
# Ranfurly Shield
# Ranfurly Shield

The ITM Cup has been busy: Dagg's dislocated shoulder, MacKenzie magic and a Canterbury comeback

Sep 24th 2015, 5:30 PM 4,485 Views 2 Comments

Steve Hansen can forget about calling the fullback up as emergency cover.

Rejuvenated Dan Carter back in All Blacks squad
# Get Carter
# Get Carter

Rejuvenated Dan Carter back in All Blacks squad

Jul 28th 2014, 9:14 AM 4,558 Views 2 Comments

The sabbatical is over for the talismanic No 10.

Dagg offload and Toomua hat-trick the highlights as Super Rugby top six confirmed
# Super Troopers
# Super Troopers

Dagg offload and Toomua hat-trick the highlights as Super Rugby top six confirmed

Jul 12th 2014, 3:29 PM 5,501 Views 1 Comment

The Waikato Chiefs won away in Auckland to keep their three-in-a-row dreams alive.

All Blacks star Cory Jane has no recollection of sleeping pill binge at 2011 World Cup
# Black Sheep
# Black Sheep

All Blacks star Cory Jane has no recollection of sleeping pill binge at 2011 World Cup

Mar 25th 2014, 5:42 PM 6,621 Views 7 Comments

The winger explained that he and Israel Dagg made the mistake of taking the pills and then going out for something to eat.

All Black stars in the dock over sleeping pill cocktail binge at 2011 Rugby World Cup
# Firing Line
# Firing Line

All Black stars in the dock over sleeping pill cocktail binge at 2011 Rugby World Cup

Mar 20th 2014, 9:11 AM 11,586 Views 0 Comments

New Zealand rugby chiefs have admitted Cory Jane and Israel Dagg ‘let themselves down’.

Connacht’s George Naoupu on babysitting ‘cheeky’ Israel Dagg
# Izzy Pop
# Izzy Pop

Connacht’s George Naoupu on babysitting ‘cheeky’ Israel Dagg

Nov 24th 2013, 7:00 AM 3,816 Views 0 Comments

The New Zealander says he knew the fullback would be an All Black from the first moment he saw him play.

Israel Folau strikes again with brilliant 70-yard sprint for try
# Unstoppable
# Unstoppable

Israel Folau strikes again with brilliant 70-yard sprint for try

Aug 24th 2013, 3:49 PM 4,712 Views 9 Comments

The Waratahs winger intercepted a Ma’a Nonu pass and zoomed in a beauty.

Israel Dagg and Crusaders' rap song reaches No. 1 in New Zealand
# Izzy Does It
# Izzy Does It

Israel Dagg and Crusaders' rap song reaches No. 1 in New Zealand

Aug 14th 2013, 2:11 PM 2,908 Views 6 Comments

‘Never Walk Away’ is riding high in the country’s iTunes chart.

Colin Slade has our vote for top Super Rugby try of 2013
# It's Christmaaaas!
# It's Christmaaaas!

Colin Slade has our vote for top Super Rugby try of 2013

Aug 4th 2013, 1:29 PM 3,758 Views 4 Comments

Sky TV in New Zealand are looking for the best score of the season from a Kiwi side.

VIDEO: Savea batters All Black teammate Dagg on his way to super try
# Monster Mash
# Monster Mash

VIDEO: Savea batters All Black teammate Dagg on his way to super try

Mar 8th 2013, 10:44 AM 2,251 Views 3 Comments

Now Izzy knows how Fergus McFadden felt at Eden Park.

Skipper McCaw inspires All Blacks to win over South Africa in Dunedin
# Down Under
# Down Under

Skipper McCaw inspires All Blacks to win over South Africa in Dunedin

Sep 15th 2012, 10:31 AM 800 Views 1 Comment

The All Blacks, who ran out 21-11 victors, remain unbeaten in the championship.

Summer Tour Diary: Outnumbered 15 to 1 yet all you could hear were Irish voices
# Just Shy
# Just Shy

Summer Tour Diary: Outnumbered 15 to 1 yet all you could hear were Irish voices

Jun 17th 2012, 11:35 AM 4,418 Views 13 Comments

Jonathan Sexton admitted that he needed to strike his late penalty perfectly for Ireland to lead. He did not but was excellent otherwise.

As it happened: New Zealand v Ireland, Second Test
Live Jun 16th 2012, 7:29 AM

As it happened: New Zealand v Ireland, Second Test

'We've got to wear it' - Irish players reflect on their humbling defeat
# One Down
# One Down

'We've got to wear it' - Irish players reflect on their humbling defeat

Jun 9th 2012, 5:45 PM 6,730 Views 27 Comments

Jamie Heaslip took the defeat on the chin while All Blacks coach Steve Hansen was sparing with his praise.

As it happened: Ireland v New Zealand, First Test
Live Jun 9th 2012, 8:13 AM

As it happened: Ireland v New Zealand, First Test

Preview: Avoid front row woes and we will run the All Blacks very close
# First Test
# First Test

Preview: Avoid front row woes and we will run the All Blacks very close

Jun 8th 2012, 12:30 PM 2,564 Views 11 Comments

Hopes are high that Ireland can end a 107 year wait to beat the All Blacks but McCaw, Carter and Woodcock are not ones for rolling over.

New Zealand name unchanged line-up, as Henry seeks 'internal peace'
# Showdown
# Showdown

New Zealand name unchanged line-up, as Henry seeks 'internal peace'

Oct 21st 2011, 10:39 AM 107 Views 0 Comments

The coach spoke about what a World Cup final win would mean to him ahead of Sunday’s game.

The Score's team of the Rugby World Cup
# Tough Calls
# Tough Calls

The Score's team of the Rugby World Cup

Oct 20th 2011, 11:51 AM 1,549 Views 9 Comments

It’s taken us all of 46 games (and over a month of late nights and early morning), but we’ve finally settled on 15 names worthy of a place on our dream teamsheet.

Absent friends: here's our alternative Rugby Player of the Year nominations
# Underrated
# Underrated

Absent friends: here's our alternative Rugby Player of the Year nominations

Oct 19th 2011, 6:29 PM 1,313 Views 2 Comments

As the IRB announced their list of shortlisted stars today, we highlight some of the individuals who were unfortunate to miss out.

Heart and soul see New Zealand through
# One Step Away
# One Step Away

Heart and soul see New Zealand through

Oct 16th 2011, 12:03 PM 289 Views 0 Comments

Graham Henry pays tribute to his side’s “huge ticker, huge character and guts” after they booked their place in next Sunday’s World Cup final.

McCaw and Dagg among starters to face Australia
# Decisions
# Decisions

McCaw and Dagg among starters to face Australia

Oct 13th 2011, 8:14 PM 495 Views 0 Comments

All Blacks coach Graham Henry has made a number of changes from the side that beat Argentina in last weekend’s quarter-final.

A Bluffer's Guide to... the Rugby World Cup
# FAQ
# FAQ

A Bluffer's Guide to... the Rugby World Cup

Sep 8th 2011, 9:15 AM 2,557 Views 7 Comments

Still baffled by all this business in New Zealand? Let us take you by the hand and walk you through the tournament format.