Canada smash USA in Women's Rugby World Cup warm up

Canada signalled their intentions to be among the title contenders at Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014 with an emphatic nine-try, 51-7 victory over neighbours USA at Shawnigan Lake School on Tuesday.
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EYE ON JWC2014: Tonga and Japan to play for place in next year's Championship

Tonga will face Japan in the IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy 2014 final with a place in next year’s IRB Junior World Championship awaiting the winner after finishing top of their respective pools in Hong Kong on Tuesday.
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Blues welcome back Mealamu

Blues head coach Sir John Kirwan has made seven changes to the starting XV for Friday night’s crunch match with the Hurricanes at Westpac Stadium.
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Keven Mealamu

Hurricanes ready to resume action

A largely unchanged Hurricanes’ starting line-up has been named to face the Blues at Westpac Stadium on Good Friday.
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Julian Savea

Wallabies confirm end of year itinerary

The Australian Rugby Union today announced the dates for the Wallabies 2014 Spring Tour, with fixtures against Six Nations Champions Ireland and next year’s Rugby World Cup hosts England once again on the itinerary.
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Ireland Wallabies

Kirwan opts for 'horses for courses'

Having a near full squad to choose from was a welcome change for Blues coach Sir John Kirwan as his side prepare for the Good Friday Investec Super Rugby clash in Wellington against the Hurricanes.
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Lolagi Visinia

IRB Junior World Championship 2014 teams reach out to Auckland

New Zealand Rugby, together with the International Rugby Board, is calling for expressions of interest from schools, rugby clubs, community groups and charities to host a visit from a team participating in the IRB Junior World Championship 2014 (JWC2014).
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IRB Junior World Championship

First five-eighths becoming an issue for Springboks

South Africa have a problem of who to play at first five-eighths in the forthcoming international season.
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Frans Steyn

Tameifuna: Chiefs ready to click

Times were when having to play the Crusaders would be one of the toughest assignments of the year but the Chiefs have found a winning formula in recent times and will be looking to extend that on Saturday in Hamilton.
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Ben Tameifuna

Hansen's challenge won't be mental during the All Blacks season

The significant rise of the New Zealand Investec Super Rugby teams will have bookmakers adjusting their abacuses, the early form of Australian and South African teams were initially causing some malcontent among the masses.
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Heyneke Meyer and Steve Hansen

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