Event Details


All Blacks v Australia

Twickenham, London

5:00 AM


McCaw-Louw clash ruled accidental

World Rugby has confirmed that All Blacks captain Richie McCaw would be able to play the Rugby World Cup final against Australia at the weekend.
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All Blacks-Australia start level as they prepare for final

New Zealand and Australia will go into their Rugby World Cup final with a clean sheet after a win apiece during the Rugby Championship in the run-in to this year's world tournament.
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Aaron Smith reflects on pace of career

All Blacks halfback Aaron Smith has been acknowledged as one of the faster exponents of his craft in the rugby world and he has cause to acknowledge just how fast his rugby career has been moving.
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All Blacks systems help to cope with pressure

Pressure is on the All Blacks ahead of their bid to win another Rugby World Cup in Sunday's (NZT) final with Australia at Twickenham, but lock Samuel Whitelock said the side has plenty of systems to cope with that.
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Playing safe won't come into Cup final - Ashton

Former England coach Brian Ashton said it is fitting that two sides who embrace the 'something completely different' approach to rugby are contesting the Rugby World Cup final on Sunday (NZT).
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Dan Carter: 'The Roger Federer of rugby'

All Blacks first five-eighths Dan Carter has been attracting attention as opinions around the rugby world attempt to assess his place in the rugby firmament.
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Australia better than 1999 - Larkham

Stephen Larkham believes Australia's current crop are better than the 1999 team that lifted the Rugby World Cup.
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The key match-ups: All Blacks vs Wallabies

For the first time in the 28 year history of the Rugby World Cup, a trans-Tasman clash will decide who holds the William Webb Ellis Cup aloft.
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McCaw focused entirely on World Cup final

All Blacks captain Richie McCaw will not be announcing his future plans until after the side returns home following the Rugby World Cup final against Australia.
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Richie never took short cuts - Mauger

Few players are better equipped than Aaron Mauger to understand what it is about All Blacks captain Richie McCaw that has allowed him to develop into the significant force he is in the world game.
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