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Testing Time Await Edgy All Blacks

Testing Time Await Edgy All Blacks

Auckland, Oct 23 NZPA - For once an All Blacks end of year rugby tour to the Northern Hemisphere does not resemble a walk in the park.

Emotions Run High As Shield Goes Provincial

Emotions Run High As Shield Goes Provincial

By Daniel Gilhooly of NZPA

Wellington, Oct 23 NZPA - Teak-hard southern men reached for their tissues at the same speed as rugby historians rifled through the record books after one of the great Ranfurly Shield outcomes in Christchurch last night.

Spectating Bradley Now Close To The Action

Spectating Bradley Now Close To The Action

By Chris Barclay of NZPA

Auckland, Oct 22 NZPA - After shelling out a small fortune to watch the Chiefs' forlorn Super 14 final in Pretoria, Alex Bradley now has a greater bearing on Waikato's quest for rugby silverware.

NRL vs Super 14: The Differences In The Game And The Players

NRL vs Super 14: The Differences In The Game And The Players

On the surface, rugby union and rugby league appear similar. Same field, same length of time, same core skills, same mode of scoring. All identical.

Yet you get a completely different viewing experience.

McCully To Attend EAS; Visit Korea And Japan

McCully To Attend EAS; Visit Korea And Japan

Foreign Minister Murray McCully heads for Asia tomorrow to attend the East Asia Summit in Thailand and then travel on to South Korea and Japan.

Super 15 Decision Goes To Arbitration

Super 15 Decision Goes To Arbitration

Wellington, Oct 21 NZPA - A decision on which team will be included in the 2011 expanded Super 15 rugby competition will go to arbitration, the Sanzar executive committee said today.

Mills A Boon As All Blacks Learn To Love The Maul

Mills A Boon As All Blacks Learn To Love The Maul

By Chris Barclay of NZPA

Auckland, Oct 21 NZPA - A member of Graham Henry's Auckland Grammar first 15 and former teammate of Wayne Smith has joined the throng of coaching expertise helping mould the All Blacks for their end-of-year rugby tour.

NZ Vs Australia As Torea Announces The Twedisloe Cup

NZ Vs Australia As Torea Announces The Twedisloe Cup

Determined to keep supporting the All Blacks and continuing to break new ground in social media, contemporary wine brand Torea is launching the Twedisloe Cup.

Kiwis Set To Name Team Tomorrow For Four Nations Clash Against Australia

Kiwis Set To Name Team Tomorrow For Four Nations Clash Against Australia

London, England, October 20, 2009 - Coach Stephen Kearney is expected to name his Kiwi line-up tomorrow morning (Wednesday night NZ time) for Saturday night's Four Nations clash against Australia at the Twickenham Stoop.

Solid Platform To Aid All Black Lineout Woes

Solid Platform To Aid All Black Lineout Woes

By Chris Barclay of NZPA

Auckland, Oct 20 NZPA - A focal point of New Zealand's disappointing international rugby season, the All Blacks' lineout, has hardly been put on a pedestal -- until now.