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New Zealand’s Beauden Barrett clears a kick against South Africa during a Test match at Westpac Stadium in July 2019 in Wellington, New Zealand. Photograph: Anthony Au-Yeung/Getty Images

Pool B: New Zealand v South Africa, International Stadium, Yokohama, Saturday, 10:45am Irish time. Live on Eir Sport and ITV Time to rumble indeed. T(...)

New Zealand’s Dane Coles  is tackled during a Rugby Championship match against Australia in Wellington last year. Photograph:  Martin Hunter/Getty Images

The All Blacks juggernaut hit a road bump in the British and Irish Lions series but it should be business as usual for the world champions when they t(...)

Steve Hansen: “We take this Test match seriously and respect Samoan rugby. They are a very good team and on their day can cause an upset.” Photograph: Andrew Cornaga/Inpho

New Zealand v Samoa Venue Eden Park. Kick-off: 8pm local time (9am Irish), Friday. On TV: Live on Sky Sports. The All Blacks will cram their prepa(...)

Joe Moody upends Robbie Henshaw: the Ireland centre’s late try was the highlight of a wonderfully combative performance. Photograph: Phil Walter/Getty Images

Ireland 40 New Zealand 29 Ireland: Tries: Murphy, Stander, Murray, Zebo, Henshaw. Cons: Sexton 2, Carbery. Pens: Sexton 2, Murray. New Zealannd: (...)

France’s head coach Philippe Saint André (right) speaks with his captain Thierry Dusautoir during a training session at Newport High School ahead of the World Cup quarter-final match against New Zealand. Photograph: Getty.

New Zealand v France Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, 8.0 TV3 , ITV No team spooks the All Blacks at the World Cup quite like the French, and with good r(...)

Richie McCaw of New Zealand during the Rugby Championship clash against Argentina last weekend in Christchurch. Photograph: Reuters.

New Zealand captain Richie McCaw will play for potentially the last time in what he considers the “ultimate” challenge of a Rugby Championship Test a(...)