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All Blacks team named to play historic Test against USA

The All Blacks team to play the United States this weekend has been named, with the selectors unveiling a starting side team combining young talent and experienced heads for the historic match at Soldier Field, Chicago.
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The Tight Five: What do we know about USA Rugby?

The Test against the American Eagles at Soldier Field in Chicago this weekend is a historic event for all involved, but what do we really know about the All Blacks next opponents?
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USA Eagles

Ten NZ Investec Super Rugby players in Barbarians XV

Sir John Kirwan, Blues coach but currently mentoring the famous Barbarians club, has named nine New Zealand players (by Investec Super Rugby representation), with one other former All Black, taking the Kiwi number to ten overall ahead of their clash with the Wallabies.
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Dominic Bird

Richie McCaw dons a Blackhawks jersey

All Blacks captain Richie McCaw and members of the team’s squad have attended Chicago Blackhawks match against the Anaheim Ducks.
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Richie McCaw

England's midfield concerns continue ahead of All Blacks visit

Stuart Lancaster has conceded Luther Burrell is unlikely to be fit to face New Zealand in England’s opening International on November 8 at Twickenham and says Thursday’s training session could be pivotal in terms of selection for that Test.
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All Blacks England

English Women learn 2015 Six Nations fixture list

England Women will play Italy, Scotland and France at home this season in the Six Nations Championship with Twickenham Stadium, the Twickenham Stoop and The Northern Echo Arena in Darlington hosting the reigning world champions.
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England Women 2014

The All Blacks and the NFL explain the difference

With the World Champion All Blacks descending on Chicago for a historic Test match against the United States, we clear up a few things when comparing rugby to the closest alternate in the ‘Big Four’ – American Football or the major competition, the National Football League (NFL).
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All Blacks haka 2012

Springboks name European squad

Five newcomers and two returnees have been added to the bulk of the Springboks’ Investec Rugby Championship squad as the national selectors opted for continuity and rewarding form in naming a 36-man squad for next month’s tour to the Northern Hemisphere.
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Springboks 2014

Editorial: More than one giant could awaken after Chicago Test

By global standards, it is fair to say that American Rugby is still something of a sleeping titan, especially when compared to the ‘Big Four’ of their local sporting fraternity, but the opportunity to stir from slumber will not be reserved exclusively to the Eagles.
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Chicago News

USA v All Blacks in Chicago a sellout

The USA Eagles’ historic match against the New Zealand All Blacks at Soldier Field, sponsored by AIG, is officially sold out, USA Rugby announced Friday.
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USA Rugby All Blacks

New Zealand says "Kia Ora Chicago!"

"Kia Ora Chicago" will become a common refrain in Chicago as New Zealanders ("Kiwis") flock to the city to watch as the All Blacks take on the USA Eagles at Soldier Field on November 1st in a sold out stadium.
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All Blacks Chicago

Rugby World Cup 2015 group profiles: Pool A

With the line-up for Rugby World Cup 2015 now complete, we begin our series of pool-by-pool guides with a statistical look at Pool A.
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Wallabies England

USA Rugby selects 35 player squad for the All Blacks

Men’s Eagles Head Coach Mike Tolkin has selected 35 players to be available for at least one of the team’s four matches in the month of November, including the historic match to take place Nov.
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USA Rugby All Blacks

Royal Scots Dragoon Guard called up by England

Lance Corporal Semesa Rokoduguni , a member of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards, a light cavalry regiment of the British Army based in Bad Fallingbostel as part of the 7th Armoured Brigade, is among three uncapped players named in England’s 33-man squad for the 2014 Internationals against New Zealand, South Africa, Samoa and Australia. 


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Stuart Lancaster

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