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 New Zealand head coach Ian Foster has been reappointed up until the end of the 2023 World Cup. Photograph:  Mike Egerton/PA Wire

New Zealand coach Ian Foster has been reappointed through to the end of the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France after guiding the All Blacks to victory ove(...)

Former Wallaby Phil Kearns speaks to the media during The Rugby Championship 2021 fixture announcement at McDonald Jones Stadium in Newcastle, Australia. Photograph: Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images

New Zealand Rugby has broken ranks with its southern hemisphere partners and demanded a change to the Rugby Championship schedule in Australia, compla(...)

Andy Haden in action for the All Blacks against the British Lions in 1983. File photograph: Getty Images

New Zealand rugby has paid tribute to trailblazing former All Blacks lock Andy Haden, who died on Wednesday following a long battle with cancer. He(...)

Fans in Wellington watch the Hurricanes take on the Highlanders earlier this week. Photograph: Inpho

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) said on Friday its board had committed to establishing a new professional team competition in 2021 with eight to 10 sides, inc(...)

Beauden Barrett is set to make his Blues debut against the Hurricanes on Sunday. Photograph: Hannah Peters/Getty

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) said on Monday fans will be allowed into stadiums to watch the opening weekend of its domestic rugby union competition after t(...)

Next month New Zealand’s Super Rugby teams will play each other in a 10-week domestic competition. Photograph: Getty Images

New Zealand’s five Super Rugby teams will play each other in a 10-week domestic competition from June 13th, bringing comfort to “Kiwis doing it tough(...)

Hurricanes and Stormers will be two of the teams playing in the new Super Rugby Aotearoa. Photo: Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images

Professional rugby and netball are close to returning to action in New Zealand after the government their unveiled its rules for sport when the countr(...)

Opposing captains Kieran Read of the All Blacks and Sam Warburton of the Lions lift the trophy following a drawn series in 2017. Photograph:  David Rogers/Getty Images

Warren Gatland has raised the tantalising prospect of a “decider” between the British & Irish Lions and New Zealand next summer - possibly at Twic(...)

World rugby must strategically plan a new global calendar. Photograph: Jean Pierre Clatot/AFP via Getty

The economic earthquake this pandemic has created will deeply change rugby. The first tremor of the looming financial crisis in rugby was felt last w(...)

Beauden Barrett has accepted All Blacks stars will have to take a pay cut due to the coronavirus pandemic. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

New Zealand cancelled a string of this season’s lower tier provincial competitions on Monday “to help secure the future of the sport” after the corona(...)

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