Hansen indicates perhaps “six spots” up for grabs

In August 2015 the World Champions will reveal their 31 player squad to travel to London to kick off their title defence.
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Steve Hansen 2014

World Champions disband before ultimate quest

All Blacks captain Richie McCaw, a guest of the Royal Air Force earlier this week, is already enjoying his time away from rugby as the squad that toured the US and Europe slowly breaks up.
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All Blacks hold court, Wallabies fall to fifth

Australia’s 26-23 loss to Ireland on Saturday has seen the Wallabies slip another place to fifth - equalling their lowest ever position since the World Rugby Rankings were introduced in October 2003.
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Anthem 2014

Georgia defeats Japan

Georgia signed off their November programme in style with an impressive 35-24 win against a Japanese side that went into the weekend five places higher than them in the World Rugby Rankings.
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Georgia rugby

The Tight Five: What we learned about the All Blacks

And that, Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls, is a wrap on the 2014 Test season for the World Champions and number one ranked rugby team on the planet.
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Beauden Barrett

The Foreign Five: What the All Blacks learned about Europe

The ultimate reconnaissance mission has been completed, with New Zealand winning four from four on the MyRepublic Northern Tour in Chicago, London, Edinburgh and Cardiff.
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Richie McCaw 2014

Aaron Mauger swaps Crusaders for Tigers

Crusaders Assistant Coach Aaron Mauger has accepted the Head Coach role with his old Leicester Tigers club from the 2015/16 season.
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Aaron Mauger

Tickets for #RWC2015 back on sale!

The first stage of the sale will be split into two phases with the remaining tickets for Pool A and B matches going on sale today!
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World Rugby

Hansen not talking up All Blacks World Cup chances

In 2015 the World Champion All Blacks will attempt to become the first nation in history to successfully defend global crowns.
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Steve Hansen 2014

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