Event Details


All Blacks v Australia (RWC)

Eden Park, Auckland

9:00 PM


Clouds hover over Beale and Kepu

Star full-back Kurtley Beale and prop Sekope Kepu remain in doubt for Sunday's blockbuster semi-final showdown against New Zealand, but inside centre Pat McCabe is expected to play despite re-injuring his shoulder against South Africa.
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Kahui: Donald can handle it

Richard Kahui, a Waikato and Chiefs team-mate of recalled five-eighths Stephen Donald, believes the Bath-bound pivot is ready for anything that might happen on the injury front for the All Blacks ahead of Saturday's Rugby World Cup semi-final with Australia.
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Genia: We can win

Wallabies halfback Will Genia says he could not be more confident about his side's chances of beating the All Blacks in Sunday's semi-final blockbuster at Eden Park.
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Quade unfazed by form

Mercurial playmaker Quade Cooper couldn't care less if he has another 'shocker' this weekend, just as long as the Wallabies beat the All Blacks in Sunday's World Cup semi-final.
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NZ won't individualise opponents

New Zealand will not be targeting individuals against Australia in Sunday's Rugby World Cup semi-final at Eden Park, instead focusing on looking to contain the strength of their arch-rivals across the field.
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Hansen: Preparation is the key

New Zealand assistant coach Steve Hansen has spoken of the importance of preparation for his side's Rugby World Cup semi-final with Australia, and said it was important the All Blacks were mentally in the right place for the match.
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All Blacks team for RWC Semifinal v Wallabies named

The All Blacks coaches have made three changes to the starting XV for the Rugby World Cup Semifinal match to be played against Australia at Eden Park, Auckland on Sunday night (NZT).
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Preview: New Zealand v Australia

No team has won a World Cup after losing earlier in the tournament.
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Beale in a race against time

Injured fullback Kurtley Beale will have to prove his fitness beyond any doubt on Saturday morning in order to play in the most important game of his international career on Sunday night.
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All Blacks backs take a back seat

New Zealand's backline can expect to take a back seat to the eight forwards in Sunday's Rugby World Cup semi-final against Australia at Eden Park.
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