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#New Zealand Rugby

# new-zealand-rugby - This year 2022

'We'll take stock': Foster's job uncertain despite All Blacks win
# Waiting Game
# Waiting Game

'We'll take stock': Foster's job uncertain despite All Blacks win

Aug 14th 2022, 9:57 AM 8,524 Views 4 Comments

New Zealand Rugby set to have ‘a number of conversations in the coming days’.

New Zealand Rugby chief refuses to comment on Foster's future after South Africa Tests
# Uncertainty
# Uncertainty

New Zealand Rugby chief refuses to comment on Foster's future after South Africa Tests

Jul 30th 2022, 3:51 PM 41,737 Views 7 Comments

Two of Ian Foster’s assistants were fired last week following a review into the All Blacks’ defeat to Ireland.

US private equity firm secures multi-million dollar stake in New Zealand Rugby
# Historic
# Historic

US private equity firm secures multi-million dollar stake in New Zealand Rugby

Jun 2nd 2022, 9:14 AM 6,985 Views 6 Comments

New Zealand Rugby overwhelmingly endorsed the contentious deal after years of wrangling.

New Zealand Rugby faces crucial vote on €125m US private equity deal
# Commercial Reality
# Commercial Reality

New Zealand Rugby faces crucial vote on €125m US private equity deal

May 31st 2022, 10:05 PM 22,623 Views 3 Comments

If passed, Silver Lake will hold an unprecedented outside influence on the sporting body which owns the All Blacks.

'Do better' - New Zealand rugby review finds culturally insensitivity and body shaming
# Probe
# Probe

'Do better' - New Zealand rugby review finds culturally insensitivity and body shaming

Apr 12th 2022, 8:08 AM 6,873 Views 0 Comments

The findings were in an independent ‘cultural and environmental’ review of the Black Ferns.

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NZR fuming as TRC schedule would see All Blacks miss Christmas with their families
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

NZR fuming as TRC schedule would see All Blacks miss Christmas with their families

Sep 24th 2020, 9:21 AM 9,582 Views 5 Comments

The fixtures for the 2020 Championship were revealed but the Kiwis expressed their frustration.

New Zealand's 'North v South' game was a thing of beauty
# Jordan Rules
# Jordan Rules

New Zealand's 'North v South' game was a thing of beauty

Sep 5th 2020, 11:06 AM 17,495 Views 13 Comments

Will Jordan scored a dramatic winner as the South Island snatched a 38-35 win.

Red-carded players to be replaced after 20 minutes in Kiwi Super Rugby
# Tweaks
# Tweaks

Red-carded players to be replaced after 20 minutes in Kiwi Super Rugby

Jun 2nd 2020, 10:12 AM 8,160 Views 8 Comments

The new competition will feature a golden point system and a renewed focus on the breakdown.

Class Crusaders crush Highlanders to march into Super Rugby semis
# Mo'unga Magic
# Mo'unga Magic

Class Crusaders crush Highlanders to march into Super Rugby semis

Jun 21st 2019, 12:23 PM 10,125 Views 15 Comments

Ronan O’Gara remains on course to depart New Zealand on a winning note.

New Zealand bend their overseas rules to tie Whitelock down to a new deal
# Turning Japanese
# Turning Japanese

New Zealand bend their overseas rules to tie Whitelock down to a new deal

May 1st 2019, 12:37 PM 13,555 Views 10 Comments

NZR have tweaked their selection policy to let him remain an All Black while playing a season in Japan.

'There needs to be a minimum standard on pitch facilities for an international game'
# Mud Bath
# Mud Bath

'There needs to be a minimum standard on pitch facilities for an international game'

Mar 22nd 2018, 3:26 PM 50,330 Views 8 Comments

We spoke to England international Rachael Burford about some of the key issues in women’s rugby.

2017 Lions series earns huge profit for New Zealand Rugby
# Ka-ching
# Ka-ching

2017 Lions series earns huge profit for New Zealand Rugby

Mar 1st 2018, 6:01 PM 13,110 Views 11 Comments

All 10 matches across last summer’s tour were virtually sold out.

'If you want to have a lot of good cream, you've got to produce a lot of milk'
# Facing History
# Facing History

'If you want to have a lot of good cream, you've got to produce a lot of milk'

Oct 19th 2016, 9:27 PM 20,874 Views 16 Comments

New Zealand Rugby’s Brent Anderson tells us about how the union attracts kids to the sport.

New Zealand rugby rocked by off-the-field scandals
# Controversy
# Controversy

New Zealand rugby rocked by off-the-field scandals

Sep 28th 2016, 10:14 AM 18,167 Views 3 Comments

The knives are out for NZR chief Steve Tew.

New Zealand club player given 45 week ban after leaving opponent with life-threatening injuries
# Banned
# Banned

New Zealand club player given 45 week ban after leaving opponent with life-threatening injuries

Jun 12th 2015, 12:25 PM 7,130 Views 5 Comments

He left his opponent with broken ribs, a ruptured spleen and a damaged kidney.

'Just because things are easy to count doesn't mean they are particularly useful'
# Data In Rugby
# Data In Rugby

'Just because things are easy to count doesn't mean they are particularly useful'

May 11th 2014, 10:00 AM 8,176 Views 9 Comments

Ken Quarrie, New Zealand Rugby’s Senior Scientist, joins TheScore.ie to discuss statistics and data in the sport.

Ireland to face France, Italy at 2015 Rugby World Cup
Live Dec 3rd 2012, 2:45 PM

Ireland to face France, Italy at 2015 Rugby World Cup

All Blacks recall big guns for Wales Test
# November Series
# November Series

All Blacks recall big guns for Wales Test

Nov 22nd 2012, 9:14 AM 563 Views 0 Comments

Richie McCaw and Dan Carter will both start Saturday’s Test against Wales in the Millennium Stadium.

Scots pay price for defensive lapses as Carter stars
# November Tests
# November Tests

Scots pay price for defensive lapses as Carter stars

Nov 11th 2012, 6:35 PM 1,478 Views 0 Comments

Dan Carter landed 22 points as the All Blacks beat Scotland 51-22 in Murrayfield this afternoon.

Ex-All Black Williams a doubt for Botha fight
# Fight Night
# Fight Night

Ex-All Black Williams a doubt for Botha fight

Oct 30th 2012, 9:33 AM 1,034 Views 0 Comments

A pectoral injury could rule Sonny Bill Williams out of his heavyweight boxing bout against Francois Botha next month.

Sonny Bill Williams takes career to Japan
# Konnichiwa
# Konnichiwa

Sonny Bill Williams takes career to Japan

Aug 30th 2012, 12:40 PM 1,350 Views 0 Comments

The All Blacks star will play in Japan’s Top League with Ota club Panasonic Wild Knights next season.

Can the real Ireland please stand up?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Can the real Ireland please stand up?

Jun 18th 2012, 1:31 PM 891 Views 1 Comment

Ireland’s performance against the All Blacks in Christchurch was impressive, but was it, like many of the side’s best results in recent years, merely a flash in the pan?

O'Driscoll expects heroism in Hamilton
# Optimism
# Optimism

O'Driscoll expects heroism in Hamilton

Jun 17th 2012, 10:15 AM 3,013 Views 16 Comments

The Ireland captain is determined to put the painful lessons of Christchurch to good use during his side’s final encounter with the All Blacks.

Hansen: "What a difference a week makes, eh?"
# Patronising
# Patronising

Hansen: "What a difference a week makes, eh?"

Jun 16th 2012, 5:26 PM 1,861 Views 3 Comments

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen believes Ireland were at their absolute best during his side’s narrow victory in Christchurch.

The Black Tour: Can Ireland upset New Zealand?
# Summer Daze
# Summer Daze

The Black Tour: Can Ireland upset New Zealand?

May 30th 2012, 3:00 PM 516 Views 0 Comments

As Ireland prepare for their summer tour, Tom Fox takes a close look at their prospects in the three-test series.

Munster snap up Mannix as backs coach
# New Face
# New Face

Munster snap up Mannix as backs coach

May 30th 2012, 2:00 PM 497 Views 0 Comments

The former All Black has agreed a two-year deal to join Munster.

Confirmed – Ulster appoint Mark Anscombe as head coach
# New Man
# New Man

Confirmed – Ulster appoint Mark Anscombe as head coach

Mar 8th 2012, 12:20 PM 548 Views 1 Comment

The 54-year-old Kiwi has agreed a two-year deal to replace Brian McLoughlin at the end of the season.

All Blacks bad boy Zac Guildford promises to be good, gives up alcohol
# Last Chance
# Last Chance

All Blacks bad boy Zac Guildford promises to be good, gives up alcohol

Dec 14th 2011, 10:42 AM 391 Views 0 Comments

The Crusaders winger was hit with a four-game ban yesterday at a hearing into his drunken conduct in the Cook Islands last month.

The Magnificent Seven: Croke Park memories
# Hallowed Turf
# Hallowed Turf

The Magnificent Seven: Croke Park memories

Dec 9th 2011, 12:33 PM 1,349 Views 1 Comment

On a week when American football delegates revealed just how impressed they were on their visit to Croke Park, we look back at some of our favourite memories from Headquarters.

Richie McCaw speaks out on French eye-gouging incident... finally
# Ouchies!
# Ouchies!

Richie McCaw speaks out on French eye-gouging incident... finally

Dec 6th 2011, 6:58 PM 902 Views 0 Comments

Seven weeks on, the All Blacks captain has admitted he was surprised no action was taken after the Rugby World Cup final

Former All Blacks coach denies steroid claims
# Trouble?
# Trouble?

Former All Blacks coach denies steroid claims

Nov 11th 2011, 11:32 AM 179 Views 0 Comments

Two New Zealand rugby players took illegal substances in the 1990s, a forthcoming book alleges.

The Morning Score: Wednesday
# Early Doors
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Wednesday

Nov 9th 2011, 9:13 AM 139 Views 0 Comments

As the countdown to Tallinn continues, here’s your round-up of the morning’s sports news.

Won and done: Henry steps down as All Blacks coach
# Time To Say Goodbye
# Time To Say Goodbye

Won and done: Henry steps down as All Blacks coach

Nov 1st 2011, 10:37 AM 118 Views 0 Comments

Victory over France was Graham Henry’s last game as New Zealand coach, the 65-year-old confirmed this morning.

The wait is over for New Zealand...but only just
# That's All Folks
# That's All Folks

The wait is over for New Zealand...but only just

Oct 24th 2011, 3:55 PM 331 Views 0 Comments

The lads at Whiff of Cordite come in from the side on the subject of yesterday’s referee, the All Blacks performance and Les Bleus’ heroes.

WATCH: Highlights of the All Blacks' famous 1987 World Cup triumph
# History Repeating?
# History Repeating?

WATCH: Highlights of the All Blacks' famous 1987 World Cup triumph

Oct 22nd 2011, 11:20 AM 291 Views 0 Comments

Get in the mood for tomorrow’s big finale by reminding yourself of what happened in Eden Park 24 years ago.

Tale of the Tape: New Zealand v France
# Head-to-head
# Head-to-head

Tale of the Tape: New Zealand v France

Oct 22nd 2011, 9:06 AM 573 Views 0 Comments

Here’s how tomorrow’s World Cup final is shaping up.

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.

As it happened: New Zealand v Australia
Live Oct 16th 2011, 8:46 AM

As it happened: New Zealand v Australia

The Happy Camper: And now the party goes on without us
# End Of The Road
# End Of The Road

The Happy Camper: And now the party goes on without us

Oct 9th 2011, 11:57 AM 711 Views 0 Comments

“Imagine a junior disco in Ireland. Now imagine it without the tipsy teens staggering from one song to another before a big fight breaks out.”

As it happened: New Zealand v Argentina
Live Oct 9th 2011, 8:21 AM

As it happened: New Zealand v Argentina

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