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All Blacks and RSA to mark 99th Armistice Day

For the first time, the All Blacks will wear the Returned and Services Association’s New Zealand poppy on the sleeve of the All Blacks jersey when the team takes the field on Armistice Day against France in Paris.
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Donald's lessons in a rugby life

Rugby publishing is full of the success stories of the game, all those golden contributors to memories of deeds past.
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Stephen Donald

Piri Weepu hangs up the boots

71-Test All Black and 2011 Rugby World Cup winner Piri Weepu has retired from all forms of rugby.
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Piri Weepu

Dave Gallaher’s legacy lives on 100 years later

Among the early contributors to the proud legacy of All Blacks' rugby few have enjoyed the eminence achieved by Dave Gallaher, leader of the first significant All Blacks tour to Britain, Ireland, France and North America in 1905-06.
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Great All Blacks rival Willie Duggan dies

Ireland No.8 and former captain Willie Duggan, the man who nearly scored what would have been a series-equalling try for the 1977 British & Irish Lions in the fourth Test against the All Blacks at Eden Park, has died aged 67.
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Willie Duggan scores at Carisbrook 1977

Rugby to honour Sir Colin Meads

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) will honour the legendary Sir Colin Meads with special tributes this weekend at Heartland Championship games through to the All Blacks Bledisloe Cup Test match in Dunedin.

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Tributes continue for Sir Colin Meads

Tributes from around the rugby world continued on Monday for All Blacks rugby legend Sir Colin Meads who died in Te Kuiti on Sunday.
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Sir Colin Meads

New Zealand Rugby mourns the passing of Sir John Graham

An exceptional All Blacks flanker and a dedicated rugby administrator, Sir David John Graham, has died in Auckland, aged 82, on 2 August, 2017.

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New Zealand Rugby mourns the passing of Tom Lister

New Zealand's rugby community is mourning the loss of former All Black Tom Lister, who passed away on Saturday 22 July in Timaru.
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New Zealand Rugby mourns the passing of Tom Lister

PREVIEW: All Blacks v British & Irish Lions Second Test

Fascinating calculations, permutations and tactical considerations lie ahead as the All Blacks and British & Irish Lions look to have their own impact on the vital second Test in Wellington on Saturday.
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Jonathan Davies

Origins of the All Blacks name

The name All Blacks, by which New Zealand's national rugby team has been known for well over a century, is older than the team itself.
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Origins of the All Blacks name

Unique memento for 1987 World Cup finalists

Ever wonder what happened to the Eden Park goalposts that were replaced when the stadium was revamped for the 2011 Rugby World Cup?
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Gary Whetton, Sir Brian Lochore and Kieran Read

Remembering Messines: Reg Taylor and Jim McNeece

Earlier this month, New Zealand marked the Centenary of the Battle of Messines, which saw Allied troops advance on Messines Ridge in Flanders in June 1917.
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Remembering Messines: Reg Taylor and Jim McNeece

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