All Blacks extend lead at top of world rankings

New Zealand have slightly increased their advantage at the top of the IRB World Rankings after their record 51-20 victory over Australia in round two of The Investec Rugby Championship on Saturday.
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The All Blacks are coming to the Bay!

The All Blacks have just won the Bledisloe Cup for the 12th straight year after defeating Australia on Saturday.
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Richie McCaw and Dan Carter

Springboks squad for Wallabies and All Blacks

Victor Matfield is over his injury problems and will rejoin the Springbok squad when they get together for the Australasian leg of the Investec Rugby Championship, while Marcel van der Merwe has been called up for the injured Frans Malherbe.
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Victor Matfield

New Zealand Rugby confirms SBW domestic exemption

UPDATED 06:59AM NZST - New Zealand Rugby’s (NZR) board has confirmed a request that Sonny Bill Williams be available for selection if the situation arises where he may not play in the 2014 ITM Cup, while the Steelers are relaxed about the situation.
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Sonny Bill Williams

McCaw takes ownership of more world records

UPDATED 23:42PM NZST - All Blacks captain Richie McCaw, who already holds plenty of records, notably the most capped New Zealand Test player and the most experienced international forward ever to play the game, has taken a couple more.
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Richie McCaw

Social media frenzy as world reacts to the All Blacks victory

UPDATED 23:44pm NZST: The All Blacks 51-20 victory not only ensured that New Zealand retains the Bledisloe Cup for the 12th straight year, but it was a landmark evening for social media.
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All Blacks will keep feet on ground - Retallick

Australia might have been blown off Eden Park in a 51-20 crushing but one of the hometown stars lock Brodie Retallick said the All Blacks would be keeping their feet on the ground.
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Brodie Retallick

Cruden ticked his boxes in Bledisloe triumph

All Blacks first five-eighths Aaron Cruden wasn't sure if his effort against Australia in Auckland was his best Test performance, but he did feel he had achieved his goal of wanting to play well.
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Aaron Cruden

All Blacks complete stage one

New Zealand went into their 51-20 thrashing of Australia wanting to start hard, and fast, and they achieved that to maximum effect, coach Steve Hansen said after his side stowed the Bledisloe Cup away for another year.
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Richie McCaw and Kieran Read

Australia were warned but didn't respond

Australia expected an intensive start by the All Blacks to Saturday's Test but they didn't respond to it, coach Ewen McKenzie said in Auckland after the game.
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Michael Hooper

All Blacks post record victory against Wallabies

The English dictionary seems to have plenty of new words added with each passing year, but it would be difficult to find a single description for the All Blacks 51-20 victory over the Wallabies at Eden Park.
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Retallick, McCaw head the All Black myth busters

It's official on two counts - the competitive fires still burn within All Blacks ace captain and double try scorer Richie McCaw and the much-touted Australian forward recovery is an illusion.
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Brodie Retallick

Fifteen facts ahead of All Blacks v Wallabies at Eden Park

With thanks to our friends at the International Rugby Board, we take a look at 15 statistics and milestones that will take place when the All Blacks and the Wallabies clash tonight at Eden Park.
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New Zealand rugby greats inducted into IRB Hall of Fame

Ten All Blacks legends were inducted into the IRB Hall of Fame at special ceremony at the annual Reunion Dinner of former All Blacks in Auckland tonight.
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