New Zealand pose with the trophy after winning the Rugby Championship in Buenos Aires. Photograph: Getty Images

New Zealand’s 35-17 win over Argentina on Saturday sealed not only a third consecutive Rugby Championship - and a sixth in seven years - but also gave(...)

Sonny Bill Williams will start for the All Blacks against Argentina. Photograph: Phil Walter/Getty Images

Sonny Bill Williams will play his first Rugby Championship test of the year and prop Angus Ta’avao looks set to make his debut off the bench after St(...)

There’s a lot of excitement over Richie Mo’unga getting his chance in the All Blacks number 10 jersey. Photograph: Hannah Peters/Getty Images

New Zealand v Argentina When: Saturday 8.35am Irish time Where: Trafalgar Park, Nelson (capacity: 21,480 with temporary seats) Referee: Pascal Gauzere(...)

 Brothers Jordie, Scott and Beauden Barrett of New Zealand pose for a photo with their parents Kevin and Robyn Barrett after they all featured against Samoa last month. Photo: Andrew Cornaga/Inpho

Two weeks ago the Barretts became the first trio of brothers to represent New Zealand in the same match when Jordie joined Beauden and Scott as an All(...)

The Highlanders’ Waisake Naholo  celebrates scoring his side’s first try against the Lions.  Photograph:  David Davies/PA Wire.

Highlanders 23 British & Irish Lions 22 Another one that got away, and the taste of this defeat will feel especially bitter as the Lions had the (...)

 Outhalf Colin Slade has been called into the New Zealand squad for Saturday’s Test against Australia in Wellington. Photograph: Phil Walter/Getty Images

New Zealand suffered a trio of injury blows on Tuesday with confirmation that lock Luke Romano will miss the rest of the Rugby Championship, while ou(...)