With a history extending back almost 130 years, New Zealand's national rugby team, the All Blacks, are the most successful international rugby team of all time and one of the most successful teams in world sport, with a winning Test record of more than 75 percent. The All Blacks are the current Rugby World Cup Champions having beaten France 8-7 in a pulsating Rugby World Cup 2011 Final at Eden Park, Auckland and were recognised as IRB Team of the Year in 2011. This was the second time they have won the coveted Webb Ellis Cup.
In 2012, the All Blacks continued their winning record, beating Ireland in the three-Test Steinlager Series and defeating Australia, Argentina and South Africa in the new Investec Rugby Championship.
|07.Jun Auckland||All Blacks 20||vs||15 England|
|14.Jun Dunedin||All Blacks 28||vs||27 England|
|21.Jun Hamilton||All Blacks 36||vs||13 England|