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Big Win For Wheel Blacks

Big Win For Wheel Blacks

Wellington, Nov 4 NZPA - New Zealand beat South Africa 51-17 at the Asia-Oceania wheelchair rugby championship in Christchurch today.

They led 30-7 at halftime in their first competitive match for several months.

Equally impressive were Australia, who beat Korea 67-33.

All Blacks Eye Hayman Meeting

All Blacks Eye Hayman Meeting

By Mark Geenty of NZPA

Cardiff, Nov 3 NZPA - The All Blacks plan to meet with prop Carl Hayman to roll out the welcome mat and have sounded out other British-based rugby World Cup contenders to declare their availability by mid-next year.

Wales Pray For End To '56 Years Of Hurt'

Wales Pray For End To '56 Years Of Hurt'

By Mark Geenty of NZPA

Cardiff, Nov 3 NZPA - As Warren Gatland named his Wales rugby side to face the All Blacks, the local paper was putting on its bravest face.

Where's Wallaby? Last Seen Playing Rugby in Tokyo

Where's Wallaby? Last Seen Playing Rugby in Tokyo

If All Blacks rugby fans had to pick a rugby team to have as the AB's current bunnies then the Wallabies would be right up there. Only England would be a realistic chance of knocking the Wallabies out of first place. 

Wheel Blacks Set To Avenge Beijing Disappointment

Wheel Blacks Set To Avenge Beijing Disappointment

Wellington, Nov 2 NZPA - New Zealand's wheelchair rugby team are looking to erase their Beijing Paralympics disappointment at this week's Asia-Oceania zone championships in Christchurch.

Wheel Blacks Looking To Boost World Rankings

Wheel Blacks Looking To Boost World Rankings

After the disappointment of finishing fifth in the Beijing Paralympics, the New Zealand wheelchair rugby team is looking to atone for that failure when it competes in the IWAS Wheelchair Rugby Asia-Oceania Zone Championships in Christchurch starting on Wednesday.

Survey Finds The Secrets Of The Nation's Wish List

Survey Finds The Secrets Of The Nation's Wish List

Kiwis young and old dream a lot, and quite differently too, according to a survey done to find out what was on the nation's wish list.

All Blacks On Guard For Welsh Trickery

All Blacks On Guard For Welsh Trickery

By Mark Geenty of NZPA

Tokyo, Nov 2 NZPA - The All Blacks arrive in Cardiff today shorn of two key players and braced for more hi-jinks from Welsh rugby officials in a tricky buildup to the second test of their tour.

Time To To Step Up Says Wanganui Coach

Time To To Step Up Says Wanganui Coach

By Daniel Gilhooly of NZPA

Wellington, Nov 1 NZPA - It's time for Wanganui to jump into a bigger rugby pond, according to their successful coach Guy Lennox.

Carter Eyes Mehrtens' Mark After Scoring Blitz

Carter Eyes Mehrtens' Mark After Scoring Blitz

By Mark Geenty of NZPA

Tokyo, Nov 1 NZPA - Another goalkicking masterclass under his belt, Daniel Carter is confident he can overcome a calf muscle injury as he eyeballs Andrew Mehrtens' All Blacks test rugby pointscoring record in Cardiff next weekend.