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Wednesday, July 08, 2015

All Blacks beat determined Samoa in historic first ever Test in Apia

The All Blacks were made to work hard for a 25-16 victory over Samoa in the first ever Test between the two sides in Apia earlier today. A late comeback gave the hosts a chance, but Dan Carter kept the world champions ahead with the boot. MORE »

Monday, July 06, 2015

All Blacks team to face Samoa in historic Test on Wednesday

The All Blacks team for the historic Test against Manu Samoa in Apia on Wednesday has been named, with George Moala to make his Test debut on the wing. A further three new All Blacks have been named on the reserves bench: prop Nepo Laulala, halfback Brad Weber and midfielder Charlie Ngatai. MORE »

Friday, July 03, 2015

A look at the new All Blacks Rugby World Cup 2015 Jersey

The All Blacks and adidas launched their new Rugby World Cup jersey earlier this week. Get a closer look at it and hear from coach Steve Hansen, as well as skipper Richie McCaw. MORE »

Monday, November 24, 2014

The All Blacks hitting the gym ahead of Wales match in Cardiff

A quick look at the All Blacks in training last week, ahead of their meeting with Wales. It's great to see the hard work that takes place in the lead up to a big match. Note that it appears to only be the Franks brothers doing the heavy lifting, while the others focus on core and bodyweight exercises. MORE »

Monday, August 25, 2014

All Blacks post match reaction after stunning Bledisloe Cup victory

New Zealand skipper Richie McCaw said that the yellow card he received vs the Wallabies in the second Bledisloe Cup Test was probably deserved., but he hated sitting in the naughty chair. See what he and the rest of the victorious AB's squad said in the changeroom post match. MORE »

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Beauden Barrett wins IRPA Try of the Year 2013 for try against France

New Zealand's brilliant try in their second Test win over France in June last year has been named the International Rugby Player's Association (IRPA) Try of the Year for 2013. Tryscorer Beauden Barrett becomes the first New Zealander to win the award. MORE »

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Jonah Lomu inducted into New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame

Jonah Lomu was inducted into the New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame on Thursday night in Auckland. The Halberg Awards honour and celebrate New Zealand sporting excellence, and the All Blacks were also on hand to be named Team of the Year. MORE »

Monday, February 10, 2014

New Zealand beat South Africa to claim Wellington Sevens victory

New Zealand picked up their first win over South Africa in the HSBC Sevens World Series since 2012 when they put on a clinical display in front of their home crowd in Wellington on Saturday. The 21-0 victory sees them move back to the top of the table. MORE »

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Winners of the AIG Rugby Innovation Challenge

A few months back All Blacks partner AIG invited fans to tackle big data and create innovative apps that would bring rugby to the masses. There were multiple entries that were judged by high profile judges and players, and the winners have now been chosen. MORE »

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

WIN a signed copy of All Black captain Richie McCaw's autobiography

This year we launched the All Blacks Channel, featuring and archiving latest updates and news from the World Champions, in association with AIG. To acknowledge their great year, we have two copies of The Real McCaw: The Autobiography to give away. MORE »

Friday, December 06, 2013

Kieran Read awarded Player of the Year at NZ Steinlager Awards

Kieran Read capped off his brilliant year by claiming the Kelvin R Tremain Player of the Year award. Read was also named IRB Player of the Year for 2013 earlier this week. Here is a clip from the awards evening, including a candid interview with Read himself. MORE »

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Kieran Read named IRB Player of the Year 2013 as All Blacks get hat-trick

New Zealand won all three big awards for 2013 as Kieran Read was named IRB Player of the Year, the All Blacks named Team of the Year, and coach Steve Hansen named Coach of the Year. Hansen receives the award for the second year running, while the All Blacks got Team of the Year for the fourth year running. MORE »

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

A Look Back At The Perfect Season, and ahead to 2014

The All Blacks won every one of the 14 matches they played this year, achieving the first perfect season of the professional era. Yesterday their schedule for 2014 was confirmed, where they will play six home Tests and host England for a series. MORE »

Monday, November 25, 2013

Irish hearts broken by All Blacks' last gasp converted try

New Zealand came from 19-0 down to beat Ireland 24-22 in an incredible game of rugby in Dublin on Sunday. With the win the All Blacks cement the record of the first ever top tier Test side in the professional era to win every match in a calendar year. MORE »

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Rugby World Cup 2015 - Webb Ellis Cup hand over ceremony in Dublin

RWC 2011 winning captain Richie McCaw handed over the Webb Ellis Cup to Rugby World Cup Limited Chairman Bernard Lapasset during an official trophy handover ceremony in Dublin earlier this week. The trophy will be used for promotions ahead of the 2015 RWC. MORE »

Sunday, November 17, 2013

New Zealand tested by England but the World Champions remain unbeaten

England weren't able to repeat the heroics of a year ago but they did put up a good fight as New Zealand won yet another away match in 2013. The 30-22 victory extended the All Blacks' undefeated run on the occasion of flyhalf Dan Carter's 100th Test cap. MORE »

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Maori All Blacks edge the USA Eagles in exciting clash in Philadelphia

The New Zealand Maori All Blacks held off an impressive United States Eagles side on a brilliant occasion for USA rugby in Philadelphia at the weekend. The Maori All Blacks made it two from two on their North American tour, winning this one 29-19. MORE »

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

New Zealand hold off late charge by spirited France side

New Zealand held off a late France surge at the Stade de France, hanging on to maintain their unbeaten record and leave with a 26-19 victory over Les Blues. Winger Charles Piutau scored a try and set up Kieran Read with a brilliant piece of play. MORE »

Saturday, November 09, 2013

Through the Eyes of an All Black - November catch up with Nick Evans

This month the All Blacks embark on a three-match overseas tour, facing France, England and Ireland. It's been another demanding year so will they be able to maintain the winning streak? Former Test star Nick Evans shares his thoughts. MORE »

Monday, November 04, 2013

New Zealand on track with unbeaten run following win over Japan

New Zealand continued their unbeaten run this year with a comprehensive 54-6 victory over a competitive Japan side in Tokyo on Saturday. The visitors eased into the match and in typical All Blacks fashion, wore down their opponents then piled on the points. MORE »

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