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NZ Rugby Union - Latest News [Page 1]

Statement on Aaron Smith

Thursday, 6 October 2016, 11:36 am | NZ Rugby Union

New Zealand Rugby is supporting the action taken by the All Blacks in standing halfback Aaron Smith down from the team to play South Africa this weekend. New Zealand Rugby Chief Executive Steve Tew said: “This was really bad decision-making by Aaron which ... More >>

NZ Rugby shocked at death of Jonah Lomu

Wednesday, 18 November 2015, 4:07 pm | NZ Rugby Union

New Zealand Rugby Chief Executive Steve Tew said: “We’re all shocked and deeply saddened at the sudden death of Jonah. We’re lost for words and our heartfelt sympathies go out to Jonah’s family. Jonah was a legend of our game and loved by his many ... More >>

All Blacks squad for RWC 2015 announced

Monday, 31 August 2015, 1:02 pm | NZ Rugby Union

The All Blacks squad for Rugby World Cup 2015 has been announced with the All Blacks selectors selecting a squad featuring experience, depth and talent. More >>

Lions on the menu as fans set for feast of rugby in 2016/17

Friday, 10 July 2015, 11:34 am | NZ Rugby Union

Lions on the menu as fans set for feast of rugby in 2016 and 2017 More >>

Kiwi Ferns debutants set for Nines

Monday, 19 January 2015, 5:56 pm | NZ Rugby Union

Auckland’s Georgia Hale and Manawatu’s Janna Vaughan will make their NZ Kiwi Ferns debuts, when they take the field for the Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines at Eden Park later this month. More >>

All Blacks and Manu Samoa to play historic Apia Test

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 5:25 pm | NZ Rugby Union

The All Blacks will play Manu Samoa in Apia on Wednesday 8 July next year as part of both teams’ preparations for Rugby World Cup 2015. More >>

SBW says no to All Blacks and Chiefs in 2014

Friday, 11 October 2013, 4:12 pm | NZ Rugby Union

Sonny Bill Williams has informed New Zealand Rugby and the Chiefs he will not be returning to rugby in New Zealand next year. More >>

New global sponsor signs up to support NZ rugby

Friday, 12 October 2012, 2:50 pm | NZ Rugby Union

- Global insurance company AIG in long term partnership with NZRU - AIG pledges support for New Zealand rugby from community level upwards - Deal includes direct sponsorship of All Blacks and five other national teams More >>

Kirwan appointed as new Blues coach

Tuesday, 17 July 2012, 1:27 pm | NZ Rugby Union

Former All Black Sir John Kirwan has been appointed the new Head Coach of the Blues, the New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU) and Blues Franchise announced today. More >>

Graham Henry steps down as All Blacks Coach

Tuesday, 1 November 2011, 12:49 pm | NZ Rugby Union

2011 Rugby World Cup-winning coach Graham Henry has announced he is stepping down as All Blacks Coach. More >>

All Blacks confirm Christchurch celebrations

Tuesday, 25 October 2011, 10:53 am | NZ Rugby Union

The Rugby World Cup 2011-winning All Blacks have today (24 October) confirmed plans for a massive fan parade in Christchurch. More >>

World Champion All Blacks hit Auckland

Tuesday, 25 October 2011, 10:52 am | NZ Rugby Union

Auckland has come out to party in the first of the All Blacks victory parades, with the team welcomed to wild scenes as the World Champions show the spoils of victory off to New Zealand’s biggest city. More >>

All Blacks team for RWC Final against France

Friday, 21 October 2011, 9:04 am | NZ Rugby Union

All Blacks Coach Graham Henry and his Assistant Coaches Steve Hansen and Wayne Smith have today announced the All Blacks team for the 2011 Rugby World Cup Final against France at Eden Park, Auckland, on Sunday October 23, naming an unchanged starting ... More >>

Carter puts difficult injury behind him

Thursday, 20 October 2011, 5:31 pm | NZ Rugby Union

All Blacks first five-eighth Daniel Carter, despite walking with a noticeable limp, has declared the surgery to repair his left adductor longus tendon successful. More >>

All Blacks team for RWC Semifinal v Wallabies named

Friday, 14 October 2011, 9:48 am | NZ Rugby Union

The All Blacks coaches have made three changes to the starting XV for the Rugby World Cup Semifinal match to be played against Australia at Eden Park, Auckland on Sunday night (NZT). More >>

Richie McCaw to play magic 100

Thursday, 15 September 2011, 10:37 am | NZ Rugby Union

All Blacks captain Richie McCaw will become the first New Zealand player to register a century of test matches against Japan at Waikato Stadium. More >>

All Blacks team to play Tonga named

Wednesday, 7 September 2011, 9:57 am | NZ Rugby Union

The All Blacks coaches have announced the All Blacks team for the opening match of the 2011 Rugby World Cup against Tonga at Eden Park, Auckland, on Friday 9 September. More >>

All Blacks squad named for 2011 Rugby World Cup

Tuesday, 23 August 2011, 2:19 pm | NZ Rugby Union

Hookers Corey Flynn Canterbury (14) Andrew Hore Taranaki (54) Keven Mealamu Auckland (85) Props John Afoa Auckland (33) Ben Franks Tasman (11) Owen Franks Canterbury (23) Tony Woodcock North Harbour (75) More >>

The All Blacks are coming to a town near you

Monday, 1 August 2011, 1:22 pm | NZ Rugby Union

The All Blacks will be visiting heartland New Zealand ahead of the Rugby World Cup 2011, with players to call in on 11 towns to spend time with the local communities. Groups of players will visit the towns on Friday 2 September, the day before the ... More >>

All Blacks to hold pre-season camps

Wednesday, 22 June 2011, 2:09 pm | NZ Rugby Union

The All Blacks coaches and management team will hold two pre-season camps during the Investec Super Rugby Finals Series as preparations continue for the international season. More >>





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