Event Details


New Zealand v France


7:35 PM


Henry hits out at slowdown tactics

Irritating tactical ploys by opposing sides attempting to slow the game down, and scrum laws which favour negative teams are upsetting the All Blacks coaching panel.
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France aim to turn Test into personal duels

Winning more one-on-one "duels" is one way the beleaguered French rugby team can close a cavernous gap on the All Blacks believes coach Bernard Laporte.
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Carter, McCaw not yet up to speed

Dan Carter and Richie McCaw played only a minimal role in All Blacks training today, casting doubt on their ability to play the second Iveco Series Test against France in Wellington on Saturday.
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Carter and McCaw confident

Ace All Blacks first five-eighths Dan Carter expects to make a decision on Thursday whether he will play in the second Iveco Test against France in Wellington on Saturday.
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McAlister desperate to get out there again

All Black second five-eighths Luke McAlister isn't thinking about all the comments swirling around him about his possible future in New Zealand and is looking forward to making his first Test start in Wellington, against France on Saturday.
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Mauger promises higher standard

All Blacks midfield whiz Aaron Mauger has promised fans they can expect an improved standard of rugby ahead of Saturday's second Test against France in Wellington.
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All Blacks revise team to play France - Evans to start

First five-eighth Nick Evans will start for the All Blacks in the Iveco Series Test against France this weekend while Ma'a Nonu and Doug Howlett join the reserves.
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Preview: New Zealand v France, (Second Iveco Series Test)

New Zealand will be looking to make an emphatic statement in the second of the Iveco Series Test matches against France in Wellington on Saturday and while France has promised stern resistance, it will face a tougher contest than in the first Test.
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Robinson hints at lineout lift

Lock Keith Robinson returns to the All Blacks pack this week excited about the improvement that has occurred in the lineout since last season.
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All Blacks inflict record defeat on France

Rampant All Blacks forward power and superior attacking skills in the backs ran France ragged in a nine try feast to win by a record 61-10 in the second Iveco Test at Westpac Stadium in Wellington.
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