Event Details


All Blacks v Ireland

AMI Stadium, Christchurch

7:35 PM


Extra seats confirmed for AllBlacks Christchurch Test

Rugby fans who missed out on tickets to next month's sold-out All Blacks v Ireland Steinlager Series Test match in Christchurch will have a second chance to get to the game with confirmation additional seats will be installed at the new AMI Stadium.
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Vito may be only All Blacks' change

Although All Blacks assistant coach Ian Foster was guarded as to possible changes for the second test against Ireland, indications were that they would be minimal apart from an injury to Victor Vito.
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Ali Williams prepared to fight for AllBlacks place

Ali Williams has been dubbed 'Comical Ali' for his antics over a long All Blacks career but it was a 'Philosophical Ali' who fronted the media on Monday as his side began their preparation for the second Steinlager Series Test against Ireland in Christchurch.
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O'Brien: Ireland aren't worn out

Sean O'Brien has denied Ireland are close to breaking point as they prepare for the penultimate game of an 11-month season.
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Senior role fits Whitelock well

Rangy All Blacks forward Sam Whitelock has taken his promotion to senior lock in one big stride.
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Christchurch SteinlagerSeries Test a sell-out

- Only 1200 tickets left for Hamilton Test
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Preview NZ v Ireland

Ireland claim they can improve on their first Test performance in the second Steinlager Series Test against New Zealand at Christchurch on Saturday, but the home team also believe they can do better yet.
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Carter wants more of the same from his No.9

Ace first five-eighths Dan Carter is hoping his halfback Aaron Smith can turn it on like he did on debut, for Saturday's second Test against Ireland at AMI Stadium in Christchurch.
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Ireland closing the stamina gap

Ireland captain Brian O'Driscoll believes his side are closing the gap to prevent last quarter bursts by the All Blacks inflating scorelines.
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Ireland take one-point lead to halftime

Ireland scored the only try of the first half to secure a 10-9 halftime lead over the All Blacks at a chilly AMI Stadium in Christchurch for the second Steinlager Series Test on Saturday.
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