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Plenty To Prove For Scratchy All Blacks

Plenty To Prove For Scratchy All Blacks

By Daniel Gilhooly of NZPA

Hamilton, Sept 11 NZPA - The All Blacks' Tri-Nations home record is a comfort blanket to cling to as they seek to prevent another raid on their rugby trophy cabinet and to ignite an international campaign that has spluttered for oxygen.

Carter's Return Could Prove Difference For All Blacks

Carter's Return Could Prove Difference For All Blacks

By Daniel Gilhooly of NZPA

Hamilton, Sept 11 NZPA - The All Blacks' not-so-secret rugby weapon hopes he can make the difference when his considerable influence in unleashed on the Springboks here tomorrow.

Victory The Only Way Says Under-Fire Skipper

Victory The Only Way Says Under-Fire Skipper

By Daniel Gilhooly of NZPA

Hamilton, Sept 11 NZPA - Any suggestion the Springboks will simply aim to finish close to the All Blacks has been squashed by captain John Smit ahead of tomorrow night's rugby test.

Taranaki Savour Rare Win Over Wellington

Taranaki Savour Rare Win Over Wellington

Hamilton, Sept 10 NZPA - Two decades of rugby pain ended for Taranaki in New Plymouth tonight as the province savoured a 29-16 Air NZ Cup defeat of Wellington.

Too Hard To Put Onus On The Bonus

By Daniel Gilhooly of NZPA

Hamilton, Sept 10 NZPA - The history book, stodgy form and rugby bookmakers all agree -- the All Blacks' chances of scoring four tries against South Africa here on Saturday fall into the pipe dream category.