2014 Steinlager Rugby Awards nominees

After a successful season where they retained their number one world ranking for the fifth consecutive year the All Blacks dominate the nominations for the 2014 Steinlager Rugby Awards.
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2012 Steinlager Awards

Springboks make eight changes for Wales

Tendai Mtawarira, Bismarck du Plessis, Willie le Roux, Cornal Hendricks and Lwazi Mvovo are back in the Springbok starting line-up for Saturday’s Test against Wales at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.

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Bismarck du Plessis

England keep 23-man squad intact for Wallabies

England have named an unchanged match 23 for Saturday’s International against Australia.

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Stuart Lancaster

Anscombe excited about new future in Wales

Cardiff Blues new recruit Gareth Anscombe is desperate to make an impact as a Blue before dreaming about playing in red.
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Gareth Anscombe

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 when flying in a Typhoon fighter jet, 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

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

Gatland: That's why they are number one in the world

Wales may have been in the lead by a point after 68 minutes against the All Blacks, but 19 unanswered points in the closing 10 minutes left the home side marvelling at the world champions.
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Warren Gatland

Springboks happy with win

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer and national captain Jean de Villiers both lauded the performance by South Africa in their 22-6 (8-6 at half-time)victory over Italy in Padova on Saturday afternoon.

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Springboks Italy

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