Event Details


New Zealand v Scotland


3:00 AM


One game pace suits Carter

Fresh from leading what was easily the best 20 minutes of All Blacks rugby this year, in the World Cup opening game against Italy, Dan Carter has demonstrated the benefits of concentrating on the next opponent only, a constant New Zealand theme at the tournament.
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Jack happy with lineout progress

Chris Jack has a sparkle in his eye at the moment and that reflects the greater confidence the All Blacks are feeling about their much-maligned lineout.
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Boost for All Blacks' motivation

Circumstances have again worked in favour for the All Blacks' motivation in yet another of its pool games, this time against Scotland in Edinburgh on Sunday.
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Hat-trick hero says Scotland can beat All Blacks

Hat-trick hero Allister Hogg is buoyed by some recent Scottish performances against New Zealand as his team brace for a massive World Cup challenge on Monday morning (NZT).
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Preview: New Zealand v Scotland

Scotland's decision to field a side of lesser strength against the All Blacks should see a committed start but an eventual erosion as the New Zealanders post another impressive score at Murrayfield on Sunday (GMT).
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Hayman ready for tougher contest

All Blacks cornerstone tighthead prop Carl Hayman has been around too long to be lulled into thinking the side will face anything less than a determined Scottish pack in Sunday's Rugby World Cup match at Murrayfield.
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Test career first for Reuben Thorne

Reuben Thorne achieves a career first in his 49th Test match, against Scotland at Murrayfield, on Sunday.
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NZ made to battle for 40-0 win

New Zealand received its Rugby World Cup wake-up call from Scotland in the 40-0 win at Murrayfield on Sunday.
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Howlett calls for improvement

While rejoicing in his new status atop All Blacks rugby, winger Doug Howlett found time to deliver a stern warning to his World Cup teammates in the aftermath of their 40-0 rout of Scotland.
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All Blacks team to play Scotland announced.

All Blacks coach Graham Henry and his assistant coaches Wayne Smith and Steve Hansen and fellow selector, Sir Brian Lochore, have announced the team to play Scotland on Sunday 23 September in Edinburgh.
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