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#New Zealand

# new-zealand-2 - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

'They worked their absolute b******s off on that tour' - Gatland responds to O'Brien's Lions criticism

The two-time head coach also vowed never to take charge of the team again after his latest experience.

# new-zealand-2 - Sunday 1 October, 2017

‘I couldn't live without betting… Does that make me an addict? I don't know. I won £20 million’ Interview This post contains videos

‘I couldn't live without betting… Does that make me an addict? I don't know. I won £20 million’

Professional gambler Harry Findlay chats to The42 about a life of sporting highs and lows.

All Blacks put Argentina to the sword as they retain Rugby Championship title Southern Hemisphere This post contains videos

All Blacks put Argentina to the sword as they retain Rugby Championship title

Already assured of winning the competition, New Zealand claimed a 36-10 victory in Buenos Aires.

# new-zealand-2 - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Former Ireland international Neville Furlong dies aged 49 RIP

Former Ireland international Neville Furlong dies aged 49

The Garryowen man was the last Irish player to score a try worth four points.

# new-zealand-2 - Sunday 27 August, 2017

Hansen defends All Blacks lock Retallick after Cheika outburst

The Wallabies head coach was not happy after his side’s last-gasp defeat in Dunedin yesterday.

# new-zealand-2 - Saturday 26 August, 2017

Beauden Barrett the hero as All Blacks seal late victory

Beauden Barrett scored the winning try for New Zealand with two minutes remaining.

# new-zealand-2 - Sunday 16 July, 2017

Ben Smith to take sabbatical from All Blacks for rest of the year

A clause in his contract allows the fullback to step away from the international team like Richie McCaw and Dan Carter have done previously.

# new-zealand-2 - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Jordie Barrett smashed a 40m drop goal as he jogged off at half time, for the craic Skillz This post contains videos
The Rugby Show: Reaction in New Zealand to the Lions' second-ever drawn series The Rugby Show This post contains videos

The Rugby Show: Reaction in New Zealand to the Lions' second-ever drawn series

The 1955 tour of South Africa was the only other drawn Lions series in history.

# new-zealand-2 - Friday 7 July, 2017

Raising All Blacks: From the NZ coast, via Meath, Kevin Barrett's three boys ready for the Lions

Beauden, Scott, and Jordie Barrett are all part of the All Blacks squad for tomorrow’s decisive Test against the Lions.

# new-zealand-2 - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Gatland keeps the faith with Lions team selection as four Irish players to start in decisive third Test

The Lions coach sticks with the side that triumphed in Wellington.

# new-zealand-2 - Saturday 1 July, 2017

'13 penalties is way too much' - Itoje aiming for improvement after landmark victory

The 22-year-old English star says his side must show greater discipline ahead of the series decider.

The Rugby Show: How the Lions pulled off their historic win to set up a series decider Analysis This post contains videos

The Rugby Show: How the Lions pulled off their historic win to set up a series decider

Gavan Casey is joined by Murray Kinsella on the line from Wellington to look back on this morning’s massive Test win against the All Blacks.

Conor Murray loves scoring against the All Blacks Murray Mint This post contains videos

Conor Murray loves scoring against the All Blacks

Murray’s try in the 69th minute paved the way for a storming Lions comeback.

# new-zealand-2 - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

All Blacks make two changes for second Lions Test

Ryan Crotty and Ben Smith miss out through injury.

# new-zealand-2 - Friday 23 June, 2017

Strange as it seems, Gatland's no-nonsense approach makes sense for the Lions

Tommy Martin on what the New Zealander brings to the tourists.

Brian O'Driscoll looks delighted to be presenting Peter O'Mahony with his Test jersey

From one Irish Lions captain to another.

# new-zealand-2 - Friday 16 June, 2017

All Blacks warm up for the Lions with imposing 12-try demolition of Samoa

Steve Hansen’s men were in sensational attacking form at Eden Park.

As it happened: New Zealand v Samoa, International Rugby

We had minute-by-minute updates as the All Blacks warmed up for the Lions by walloping Samoa.

# new-zealand-2 - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

'They'll never be forgotten, the 1971 boys will remain unique in the Lions story'

A new book explores the achievement in defeated New Zealand 46 years ago.

# new-zealand-2 - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Quiz: How well do you remember the last Lions tour to New Zealand in 2005?

It’s 12 years since the last tour to face the All Blacks.

# new-zealand-2 - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Former Leinster star Gopperth in awards clean sweep

The veteran fly-half was named Aviva Premiership Player of the Season tonight.

All Blacks to face Japan in November Test ahead of World Cup

The world champions will meet the Brave Blossoms in a one-off Test next year.

# new-zealand-2 - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Lions confidence comes from Ireland downing the All Blacks in Chicago

Warren Gatland is calling on his players to be culturally prepared to visit New Zealand.

# new-zealand-2 - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Henry warns of 'suicidal' Lions schedule

The 2011 World Cup winner has said it could shatter the confidence of the team.

# new-zealand-2 - Monday 10 April, 2017

New Zealand's Prime Minister criticises Sonny Bill Williams for logo cover up

It is believed the All Black covered it for religious reasons.

# new-zealand-2 - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

New Zealand-born winger keen to represent England after switching to rugby union

Denny Solomana of Sale Sharks is eligible for selection and says he would grab the opportunity “with both hands”.

# new-zealand-2 - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Pat Lam blasts Steve Hansen over 'ex-New Zealander' jibe

The argument erupted after the coach this week successfully lured backrow forward Steven Luatua to English Premiership club Bristol.

# new-zealand-2 - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Former All Black Sione Lauaki dies aged 35 RIP

Former All Black Sione Lauaki dies aged 35

The cause of death was not immediately revealed but the powerful loose forward had apparently suffered from kidney failure.

# new-zealand-2 - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Former All Black Saili wants to stay with Munster AIM

Former All Black Saili wants to stay with Munster

The 26-year-old has played in all eight games since he made his return in the win over Leinster on St Stephen’s Day.

# new-zealand-2 - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Can you recognise these players from the amateur rugby era?

We remember the good old days of ludicrously oversized jerseys.

# new-zealand-2 - Friday 25 November, 2016

Ireland, the All Blacks, and rugby's struggle to find an acceptable level of violence

Physicality a serious concern but for all of their handwringing, rugby fans aren’t looking the other way, writes Tommy Martin.

# new-zealand-2 - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Analysis: O'Brien's ruck return another reminder of what Ireland have missed

Devin Toner set a new benchmark with a huge 47 ruck contributions last weekend.

# new-zealand-2 - Monday 21 November, 2016

Analysis: Beauden Barrett's moments of magic light up a brutal Test in Dublin

The 25-year-old World Rugby player of the year was superb on Saturday.

Schmidt frustrated at All Blacks defeat but views November as a success so far

The Ireland head coach rued the loss of three key men within the opening 22 minutes.

# new-zealand-2 - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Analysis: Ireland's failure to convert costs them dearly against the All Blacks

Joe Schmidt’s men couldn’t turn their big chances into the tries they needed.

Cane and Fekitoa cited for dangerous tackles in All Blacks' win over Ireland

Both players could face suspensions for their actions in the Aviva Stadium.

'There was neck rolls and all sorts of things that were missed' - Hansen

The All Blacks head coach felt the refereeing was poor from the All Blacks’ point of view.

Tadhg Furlong went on the rampage against the All Blacks yesterday

The 24-year-old Wexford man put three Kiwis into the dirt on one powerful run.

'They’re disappointed they didn’t win and that’s a great thing for Irish rugby'

‘There is an expectation within them that they should be winning Test matches.’