Hamment to join Tasman coaching team

Former All Blacks Leon MacDonald and Mark Hammett will be at the helm of the Tasman Makos in 2016-17.
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Mark Hammett

Lomu tips Milner-Skudder to make Cup mark

All Blacks legend Jonah Lomu might never have won a World Cup winners' medal but he has no regrets and time has allowed him to appreciate the greater meaning behind the controversial 1995 final loss to South Africa.
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Nehe Milner-Skudder

Japan asked to provide World Cup assurances

World Cup 2019 host Japan has been asked to provide key assurances by the end of September they will still be able to successfully stage the tournament.
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Brett Gosper

Everything you need to know about the RWC squad naming

All Blacks selectors Steve Hansen, Ian Foster and Grant Fox will reveal their 2015 Rugby World Cup squad this Sunday, 30 August, at 6.30pm (NZST).
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All Blacks

All Blacks favourites but will battle history - Davies

Welsh and British and Irish Lions rugby legend Gerald Davies believes the All Blacks are favourites to win the Rugby World Cup, and their recent loss to Australia has only heightened that favouritism.
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Gerald Davies

Nervous wait for injured Anscombe

Former Blues and Chiefs utility Gareth Anscombe faces a nervous wait to see if an ankle injury suffered at training will prevent him winning a place in the Welsh World Cup squad.
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Gareth Anscombe

Romania, Japan to include NZ players

New Zealand's rugby diaspora is evident in the naming of the Romania Rugby World Cup squad today while another is expected to feature in the Japan side named on Monday.
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Luke Thompson

Steamers win first of two ITM Cup round three matches

The Bay of Plenty Steamers enjoyed a 26–10 win over the Southland Stags at ASB Baypark in the first of two home ITM Cup matches this week. 

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Aaron Smith recommits to NZ Rugby until 2019

New Zealand Rugby and the Highlanders are delighted to announce that halfback Aaron Smith has recommitted to New Zealand Rugby through until the end of the 2019 season.
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Aaron Smith

Australia can do it but watch NZ - George Smith

Legendary Australian flanker George Smith believes Australia will win the Rugby World Cup but he hopes they won't be facing New Zealand in the final.
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George Smith

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